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 academic discipline, as long as their primary substantive specialization is in the Middle East/North Africa (to include Iran and Turkey). Candidates should receive their Ph.D. on or before September 1 of the fellowship year, and must be in residence at IMES for the duration of the grant period (September 1 – May 31), and is expected to take an active part in the intellectual life of the institute, including giving a research presentation and attending other institute events. This position offers a salary of $40,000, medical benefits, access to the GW library system, a computer, and office space. The fellow may also be invited to teach an M.A. level course at the Elliott School in an area related to his/her research.
The candidate is required to submit the following materials in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org:
– CV (not to exceed 2 pages)
– Statement of Research (not to exceed 1,000 words)
– Writing Sample (an article or a chapter of the dissertation)
– Three letters of recommendation
IMES will begin reviewing applications on January 31, 2014. The successful candidate will be notified via email by March 1, 2014.