Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Naval Postgraduate School
California, United States
$70,000.00 - $70,000.00
Feb 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Donald R. Beall Defense Fellowship Program Naval Postgraduate School Foundation in California


Deadline: March 1, 2021

Date posted: February 10, 2021         

Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Compensation: $70,000 per annum stipend, plus $5,000 in additional professional support

Employment type: Full-time


Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, CA 93943


The Naval Postgraduate School Foundation is seeking applicants for the Donald R. Beall Defense Fellowship Program located in Monterey, California, for academic year 2021-2022, starting July 20, 2021. Fellows will be assigned to the Department of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). A defense-oriented research university, NPS provides a broad range of high-quality graduate education and advanced research programs in support of national and international security. The Beall Fellowship was designed to further the NPS mission by preparing the next generation of security scholars for service in the U.S. Government, academia, industry or on national defense advisory bodies.

The Fellowship is designed for postdoctoral scholars whose research in the general field of security studies (or another relatable field) can enrich existing NPS curricula, by infusing new ideas and concepts into the classroom. At the same time, Fellows will be exposed to leading faculty and researchers, serving military officers, and interagency officials, facilitating greater understanding of U.S. national security policy and the DoD, in general. Fellows will be expected to deliver guest lectures on their areas of expertise, serve as readers on graduate theses or capstone projects, and conduct significant research leading to the publication of professional papers, monographs, and/or other major works.


The Donald R. Beall Defense Fellowship Program is a one or two-year appointment, with options for renewal in certain circumstances. To be eligible, candidates must demonstrate a strong record of scholarship in an applicable field. An earned doctorate is mandatory. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and two letters of recommendation to: Applications can also be mailed to:




PO BOX 8626



The Naval Postgraduate School Foundation (NPSF) is located in Monterey, CA. NPSF is responsible for all aspects of the Donald R. Beall Defense Fellows Program compensation package. NPS is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). NPS is a graduate research university offering master's and doctoral degrees in more than 70 fields of study to members of the U.S. armed forces, DOD civilians, and international partners.






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