The Institute for Middle East Studies 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.

To Apply: The candidate is required to submit the following materials to imes@gwu.edu: CV; statement of research; writing sample (an article or a chapter of the dissertation); and contact information for 2 academic references. The George Washington University is located in downtown Washington, D.C.Deadline: IMES will begin reviewing applications on January 31, 2013.

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