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Postdoctoral Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 12, 2024

IGCC’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in Technology and International Security supports postdoctoral fellows whose research generates new theoretical and empirical insights into the relationship between technology, national security, and the global security environment. The program is supported by IGCC, together with the UC-managed National Laboratories: the Center for Global Security Research at the Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the National Security and International Studies Office at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

The program is directed by Prof. Neil Narang, Research Director at the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California – Santa Barbara.

Applications for the 2024-26 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Technology and International Security are now open.

  • Next review date: Monday, December 4, 2023, at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time) Application review will begin on this date and will continue on a rolling basis until all selections are made or until the final application deadline.
  • Final deadline: Friday, January 12, at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time)

The fellowship program will be based in Washington, D.C. for a 24-month term in line with the 2024–25 and 2025–26 academic years. Applicants who can participate for only 12 months in line with the 2024–25 academic year should also apply. Eligible applicants should expect to receive a Ph.D. by September 1, 2024.

All Fellows are expected to be in-residence at the University of California Washington, D.C. Center for the duration of the fellowship. Fellows are expected to dedicate the majority of their time to research and complete a book, monograph, or other significant publication during their period of residence. Fellows are also expected to plan and regularly participate in all weekly seminars, research colloquia, and occasional travel.

For questions, please contact Olivia Chioffi (