Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the 2022 Chatham House Richard and Susan Hayden Academy Fellowship. Interested applicants ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.
The fellowship is open to individuals who are dynamic, creative, driven and excited to contribute to Chatham House’s research teams. As a fellow, you will have the opportunity to analyse key global and national challenges and develop policy solutions.
This fellowship is a joint initiative with Richard and Susan Hayden. It offers candidates at the early-to-mid-stage of their career the opportunity to spend ten months at Chatham House working on an individual research project of their choosing. Fellows take part in the core work of the Institute, developing their skills through the leadership programme, and furthering their professional network in the field of international affairs.
Academy Fellows spend ten months at Chatham House between October 2022 and July 2023. The fellow will be based full-time at Chatham House in London. However, working patterns will be flexible and some aspects of the programme may be held online, in line with safe Covid-19 working practices.
- The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of £2,365.
- Additionally, the Academy will cover costs related to relocation, visas and payment of the UK’s Immigration Healthcare Surcharge which allows access to the UK National Health Service (Note: you may be required to pay for dental and optical treatments and medicines prescribed by a doctor), fieldwork and travel, research activities, and possible publication.
- Open to candidates from around the world and who are at the mid-stage of their career working in academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media.
- Applicants must hold a completed BA degree or equivalent and have experience with conducting research.
- The ideal candidate should be at the early-to-mid-stage of their career and come from one of the following fields or work: academia, NGO, business, government departments, civil society or the media. All applicants should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, international affairs, their chosen area of research, and Chatham House’s mission and research.
- There are no age restrictions for applicants.
- Fellows are expected to work full-time towards their fellowship and therefore it is not possible to undertake a fellowship at the same time as pursuing work or studies.
- Applicants must hold a completed BA degree or equivalent
- Must have a minimum of two years of professional experience in the field of the proposed research (this can include a PhD)
- Experience with conducting independent research is essential
- Proven leadership experience or leadership potential
- Commitment to Chatham House values
- Aptitude to benefit from the broad and inclusive nature of the fellowship
- The relevance and clarity of the proposed research project, as demonstrated through the project proposal
- Relevant background experience, as demonstrated through the curriculum vitae
- Demonstrate the necessary English-language ability
- Motivation for undertaking the fellowship
- A post-fellowship plan which indicates how the candidate will apply their research, skills and knowledge
To apply, please complete the application form and submit a copy of your CV.
Application for Chatham House Richard and Susan Hayden Academy Fellowship
What follows is how to apply for the Chatham House Richard and Susan Hayden Academy Fellowship 2022 Application:
To apply for this fellowship, they need:
- The applicant’s CV/résumé
- The names of two referees
- The applicant’s proposal for a research project (see PDF for details)
They are recruiting for this position on a rolling basis so early applications are encouraged.
Deadline – Last day to Apply
Chatham House Richard and Susan Hayden Academy Fellowship Application Deadline: The closing date for this opportunity is on April 25, 2022 –
Ends in: 14 days