Application for the Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellows Program at Columbia University
Email address *
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Below is the application form for the Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellows Program at Columbia University's Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies.

For a detailed description of the program, eligibility, and selection criteria please visit the program website: http://ilas.columbia.edu/lemann-visiting-public-policy-fellows-program/

Please fill out the form below and attach the requested documents (CV and Statement of Interest). The application deadline is Friday, February 1st, 2019 for consideration for Fellowships positions during the 2019-2020 academic year. Fellows may apply for the full academic year (September-June), for Fall 2019 (August-December), or for Spring 2020 Semester (January-May).

In addition to filling out the information in this form, Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellow candidates are required to submit:
1) A copy of your C.V.
2) A 1-2 page Statement of Interest (12 point font, normal margins, and double spaced)

Materials should be submitted in English and uploaded in this form as a PDF. If you encounter any difficulties in uploading the requested documents, please send them by email to: eaa2127@columbia.edu.

A Committee will review the proposals through a selective and competitive process. If one’s application is approved, the LCBS will proceed with arranging incoming university appointments.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact eaa2127@columbia.edu.

GENERAL APPLICANT INFORMATION
Name (First, Middle, & Last) *
Phone number *
Permanent Address (street and number; city, state, country and postal code) *
Current Job Title and Institutional Affiliation *
Please provide a brief biography highlighting your main professional positions and accomplishments (500 words or less) *
Please attach a PDF copy of your CV
Contact Information for Letter of Reference #1: Please provide the name, title, and email contact for a potential reference (If you are selected as a finalist, Columbia will reach out to the individuals you list requesting a letter of reference)
Contact Information for Letter of Reference #2: Please provide the name, title, and email contact for a second potential reference (If you are selected as a finalist, Columbia will reach out to the individuals you list requesting a letter of reference)
RESEARCH INTERESTS
We request that applicants propose a potential research project and submit a 1-2 page Statement of Interest (12 point font, normal margins, and double spaced) explaining in detail the reasons for your interest in becoming a Fellow and the line of research you hope to follow while associated with the University. Statements should highlight qualifications, major accomplishments, and interests. Importantly, the statement should also clearly explain your proposed research objectives and activities as a Visiting Public Policy Fellow at Columbia, indicating the expected outputs (e.g., articles, reports, data analyses, and etc.) and their relevance to social or public policy impact. The description of the research objectives and activities, should also indicate how these benefit from Columbia's unique resources.
Proposed research topic title *
Statement of Interest: Please attach a PDF of a 1 to 2 page Statement of Interest (12 point font, normal margins, and double spaced)
FACULTY SPONSOR/MENTOR AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
We request that applicants provide preliminary suggestions of potential Sponsors/Mentors at Columbia. Please indicate the names of 1-3 Columbia faculty that you would be interested in having serve as a potential mentor for your proposed project. To identify potential faculty, you can look at the "faculty" pages on the websites of Columbia Departments, Institutes, and Centers of interest to you.

We recommend looking at the list of faculty affiliated with the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS): http://ilas.columbia.edu/about-ilas/faculty/

We also recommend reviewing the faculty list of the School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA): https://sipa.columbia.edu/faculty-research/faculty-directory

For a complete list of Departments at Columbia please see the following link: https://www.columbia.edu/content/academics/departments

Potential Sponsor/Mentor #1
Potential Sponsor/Mentor #2
Potential Sponsor/Mentor #3
TEACHING
If you are interested in teaching a course at Columbia as a Fellow, please provide a title and short description of the course(s). Courses may be Brazil-specific, be more expansive geographically (e.g., Latin America), or be topical (e.g., Education, Public Administration, or Public Security). Proposing a course is entirely optional. Candidates will not be penalized in the selection process if they opt to focus their fellowship primarily on research. If you propose a course and are selected as a Fellow, the course may be subject to revision and is contingent upon approval from the relevant department and school at Columbia.
Are you interested in teaching a course? *
If you answered "Yes" to the above, please provide a title and brief description for a proposed course. The course description should be 300 words or less
FELLOWSHIP DATES
Please select the fellowship options in which you are interested. Please check all options that apply. *
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THANK YOU
Thank you for applying to the Lemann Public Policy Fellowship Program at Columbia University. Applicants will be contacted by April 1st, 2019 regarding selection decisions.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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