Brown University Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Arab Culture and Society in USA 2013
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Brown University offers Postdoctoral Fellow

School:Brown University | US

Level:Postdoctoral

Field(s):Modern Arab Culture and Society

Deadline: 15 January 2013

Funded by:Brown U

Beneficiaries(Target Group): Scholarship is Open to applicants with a Ph.D. received within the last five years

Benefits( Values/ Inclusions):

Duration of the scholarship: for two years .


‣ What does it cover? The value of the scholarship is $52,000 and $54,080 in the first and second years.

Description

  • Brown University , Middle East Studies 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.
  • As a significant new university initiative, Middle East Studies at Brown seeks to make knowledge production on the Middle East part of the DNA of Brown by creating partnerships across areas and disciplines.
  • We encourage candidates able to work in an interdisciplinary environment and who deploy a range of methodologies in their research and teaching.
  • Fellows receive stipends of $52,000 and $54,080 in their first and second years, respectively, and a $2,000 per year research budget. Fellows who require health insurance through Brown will receive a medical subsidy.

Eligibility

To qualify for Brown University Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Arab Culture and Society, candidates must fulfill the following stipulations :

  • Must have received their Ph.D. from an institution other than Brown within the last five years. This position begins on July 1, 2013.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Will be housed at the relevant disciplinary department and/or at the Watson Institute for International Studies.
  • In addition to pursuing their research, the successful candidate is expected to teach one course per semester.
  • Will also participate in the regular Fellows’ Seminar at the Cogut Center for the Humanities, and interact with other units such as History, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Religious Studies, Sociology, Media and Modern Culture, and Political Science.
  • The fellowship is offered through the Cogut Center for the Humanities and its Postdoctoral Fellowships in International Humanities.

Scholarship Application Method

    Apply by post.

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an institution other than Brown with in the last five years. This position begins on July 1, 2013.

    Please provide a letter of application, a list of proposed courses, a CV, and three letters of reference by January 15, 2013 for full consideration.

    It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

    Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website

    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

    Informal questions regarding the post should be addressed to Middle East Studies at cmes@brown.edu.


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