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Become a Keyman Scholar

The Keyman Program offers postdoctoral fellowships as well as visiting professor and visiting scholar programs.

Our visiting scholar program welcomes both young and established scholars and is open to all (US and non-US residents) who have secured independent funding, to teach and pursue research at Northwestern during the academic year, with faculty performing research while on sabbatical from their home institution. Interested applicants should send a CV and a research statement to

Requirements and Procedures

For information on application procedures and requirements for prospective visiting scholars, visit the Buffett Institute for Global Studies visiting scholar informational page


The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program hosts a postdoctoral fellowship in the study of Turkey in a global or a comparative perspective. Scholars whose research addresses transnational social processes, problems or conflicts in connection to contemporary Turkey.