Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Studies
The Institute for Middle East Studies (IMES) at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Studies.
Fellows may come from any discipline in the social sciences or humanities, as long as their primary substantive specialization is in the Middle East/North Africa (to include Iran and Turkey). Candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand before submitting their application, and must be in residence at IMES for the duration of the fellowship period. The fellowship begins September 1, 2016 and the successful candidate can choose to extend the fellowship period to two full academic years (through May 31, 2018).
1. CV (not to exceed 2 pages)
2. Statement of Research (not to exceed 1,500 words)
Please specify the topic of your research and the expected product (book, articles). If possible, please specify how your research complements the work done by the institute's faculty.
3. Writing Sample (an article, chapter of the dissertation or book chapter)
4. Three letters of recommendation (emailed directly from the recommender) to email@example.com with subject heading “Postdoctoral Fellow Recommendation_Applicant Name”)
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2016. The successful candidate will be notified via email by 1 March 2016.
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