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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a leading think tank specializing in international affairs, seeks to fill 2 key positions in its Washington, DC based Middle East Program. Both positions will report to the Vice President for Studies. Depending on experience, appointments will be made at the Associate or Senior Associate level.

The Deputy Director will manage the program’s operations in Washington including meetings, conferences, briefings, publications, fundraising, and other initiatives, in addition to conducting his or her own research and writing. This position will work to maintain and enhance the program’s profile as an important source of timely and innovative analysis of political, social, and strategic developments in the region. Ideal candidate will have deep expertise on the Middle East, proven ability to work with the Washington policy community, demonstrated excellence in writing and editing; management experience, and attention to detail; advanced degree and/or relevant experience in government.

The Research Scholar’s work will focus on counterterrorism/failed states in the Arab world and/or on the politics and economy of the Gulf States. Ideal candidate will have a substantial record of distinguished policy-relevant research and writing on the Middle East, a Ph.D. or equivalent, and fluency in Arabic. A background in comparative politics, economics, or political economy is highly desirable.

Apply via the Carnegie Endowment website and include a cover letter specifying primary areas of expertise and intended work at

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