Join the Team


We’re hiring!



The Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellowship Program provides unique opportunities to a recent PhD or masters level graduate to conduct rigorous, policy-oriented research to address key knowledge gaps in the field of women, peace and security.

The selected fellow will be based at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security in Washington, D.C., and undertake an agreed upon research program, working together with Institute staff, other fellows and external partners.

The fellow is expected to author and co-author influential research papers and policy notes that will be published by the Institute and articles suitable for peer reviewed journals. The fellowship will also provide opportunities to present and disseminate the findings at conferences and convenings, and is expected to involve some international travel and field work.

To be eligible, applicants must be in their final semester, or have graduated within the past three years, of a PhD or master’s degree program at Georgetown University.  

The selection criteria are:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Working knowledge of the women, peace, and security field
  • A strong academic record with a graduate degree in economics, law, political science, public policy, conflict resolution, international or national security, international development, international relations or a related field
  • A demonstrated interest in and commitment to closing gender gaps and other dimensions of inequality
  • Skills in qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies
  • Experience in developing countries (preferred)
  • Record of publishing either in online or print outlets (desirable).

The annual compensation for the annual full-time fellowship is $45,000 plus benefits, administered in a monthly stipend.  Benefits include medical and retirement. See here for more information on the full package of benefits.  Candidates with a Ph.D. will receive research faculty status at the Georgetown University Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Expected start date is September 1, 2020.



Only applicants with a graduate degree from Georgetown University are eligible to apply.

Application form and instructions can be found here. Applications are due April 30, 2020.

You can learn more about the Institute at  Please direct any questions to