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Crown Center for Middle East Studies Junior Scholar Fellowship

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies is offering two-year fellowships to outstanding scholars of Middle East politics, economics, history, religion, anthropology, or sociology for the 2020-2022 academic years. This consecutive, two-year fellowship is targeted at junior scholars with PhD in hand and not yet tenured. The fellowship’s goal is to allow junior scholars the flexibility and means to advance a specific research project related to the contemporary Middle East.

Eligibility

The 2020-2022 Junior Research Fellowship is open to both recent PhDs (as a post-doctoral position) and assistant professors in Middle East-related fields. A PhD must be completed by September 1, 2020.

Terms

This fellowship is a two-year appointment beginning September 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2022. The annual stipend is $50,000. In addition, funding is available for research, travel, and related expenses. Fringe benefits will be available during the two-year appointment period.

Fellows are required to be in residence at the Crown Center during the tenure of the fellowship. During their residence, fellows write a Middle East Brief each year and participate in all Crown Center events, including: seminars, workshops, meetings, and retreats.

Application Deadline

October 31, 2019

Notification

January 31, 2020

Application Submission

Apply here.

Inquiries

You may direct inquiries to Kristina Cherniahivsky at crowncenter@brandeis.edu or call 781-736-5320.

Application date
Duration
2 years
Country
America : United States (New England)
Discipline
Humanities : Anthropology & Ethnology, History, Religion & Theology
Social sciences : Economics, Gender Studies, Geography, International Relations, Political science, Social Anthropology, Sociology
Required post-doc experience
Between 0 and 99 years
Award granted
US$ 50.000/year + research and travel funding
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