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The Joseph P. Kazickas Post-Doctoral Associate

The Yale Baltic Studies Program invites applications for a post-doctoral associate position of variable duration (four to nine months during the 2023-24 academic year) in the following fields: law, economics, business and finance, environmental policy, political science, international relations, and history.

The scholar will be expected to be in residence in New Haven, to participate in the activities of the Yale Baltic Studies Program, and to make at least one public presentation at Yale during the period of the appointment. Compensation is competitive, and includes benefits and health coverage.

Yale University and the Baltic Studies Program will host the biannual conference of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS) in June 2024. We are particularly interested in post-doctoral associate candidates who can be in residence at Yale throughout the entire academic year and assist with conference planning in the spring 2024 semester.


Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. or be set to complete it before August 2023, and at the time of application must be working in, or affiliated with, a university or research institute in Lithuania. Preference will be given to scholars from Lithuania.

Application Instructions

The review of applications will begin on 01 February 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Only on-line submissions will be accepted through Interfolio.

Application Materials Required:

  • All application materials must be submitted in English
  • Cover letter, including proposed duration of the appointment (between four and nine months), indicating clearly what months of the year and the rationale for the proposed period.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement (no more than 1000 words)
  • Two reference letters, one from the applicant’s academic supervisor and one from an additional faculty member or appropriate administrator at the university or institute at which the applicant is affiliated. The reference letters should address the applicant’s research and the broader significance of this research for higher education and research in Lithuania. These letters are to be submitted by the reference writers through the Interfolio site.
  • Proof of English language proficiency such as TOEFL score, IELTS score, or transcript from a previously-attended institution where the primary language of instruction is English.

For inquiries regarding this position or application process, please contact Bradley Woodworth, Baltic Studies Coordinator, at sends e-mail).

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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