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Program Manager, MESA Global Academy

Middle East Studies Association

The Middle East Studies Association is seeking a part-time Washington, DC-based Program Manager to implement MESA’s Global Academy, a new interdisciplinary initiative to sustain essential research collaborations and knowledge production between MENA-based scholars and their counterparts outside the region.

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MESA Task Force Public Records Research Assistant

The Middle East Studies Association seeks a part time research assistant for a project concerning abuse of public records acts and laws as a means of harassment and intimidation of scholars and administrators. The research assistant will primarily be collecting data on the filing of public record act requests concerning scholarship about the Middle East at public universities in the United States.

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Call for Applications - Fellowship Program for Emerging Displaced Scholars

Columbia Global Centers | Amman

In partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Columbia Global Centers | Amman is now accepting applications for the second cohort of the Fellowship Program for Emerging Displaced Scholars (starting in Jan 2021). Eligible candidates are scholars working in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who have been forcibly uprooted from their home countries and respective academic institutions.

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Levantine Arabic Instructor

Concordia Language Villages

Concordia Language Villages Language Training Center invites applications for Instructors of Arabic (Modern Standard, Levantine and/or Egyptian dialects) and/or Persian/Farsi for a series of intensive isolated immersion courses taking place during the 2019-20 academic year.

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Summer Youth Program Leader

World Learning Youth Programs

The Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) - Arabic is currently hiring experienced educators to lead a group of high school students on their U.S. exchange in summer 2020, conducted entirely in Arabic! The Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) - Undergraduate is currently hiring experienced educators to lead a group of university level participants on their U.S. exchange in summer 2020!

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