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The Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship was established by a generous grant from the State of Qatar to the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University. The fellowship supports a recent Ph.D. working on the topic of U.S.-Arab relations, Arab studies, or Islamic studies for: One academic year; $40,000 – $45,000 stipend plus benefits; transforming the Ph.D. dissertation into a publication; teaching a small seminar on a topic of their choosing in either the fall or spring semester and delivering a lecture at CCAS about their research.

Eligibility: applicants must have completed a Ph.D. between January 1, 2013 and August 31, 2015; the Ph.D. degree must be from a university in the United States; applicants will be assessed on the originality of their scholarship and the high quality of their academic record.

Application Requirements: cover letter; resume; three letters of recommendation; academic transcript(s); dissertation outline; sample chapter and course proposal for seminar.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Transcript
  • Dissertation outline
  • Dissertation sample chapter
  • Course proposal for seminar
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Georgetown University
Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
ICC 241
37th and O streets, N.W.
Washington, DC 20057
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