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Postdoctoral Fellowship in International Humanities

Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Arab Culture and Society

Brown University

Middle East Studies at Brown University invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellow in Modern Arab Culture and Society, with an emphasis on social movements and youth culture in a global context. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Arabic, have extensive field experience in the Arab world, and be familiar with global development and political discourses on modern movements in the Middle East and beyond.

The fellowship is offered through the Cogut Center for the Humanities and its Postdoctoral Fellowships in International Humanities. Fellows receive stipends of $52,000 and $54,080 in their first and second years, respectively, plus standard fellows’ benefits and a $2,000 per year research budget.

  • Applicants must have received their Ph.D. from an institution other than Brown within the last five years. This position begins on July 1, 2013.
  • All candidates should submit a letter of application, a list of proposed courses, and a curriculum vitae as well as arrange for three letters of reference.
  • Applications received by January 15, 2013 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.
  • Please submit application materials on line at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/20778.
  • Letters of application should be addressed to :
            • Professor Beshara Doumani
              Director, Middle East Studies
              Box 1970
              Watson Institute for International Studies
              Brown University
              111 Thayer Street. Providence, RI 02912

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