Qatar Post Doctoral Fellow, Georgetown University

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 in Washington, D.C. 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 ($65,000 plus benefits). The post-doctoral fellow will transform their Ph.D. dissertation into a publication; teach a small seminar on a topic of their choosing in either the fall or spring semester; and, deliver a lecture at CCAS about their research. We also will support the Fellow to travel to Qatar and deliver a lecture at an educational institution in Doha.

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. within the past five years; 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, as well as the course proposal.

Application Requirements:

● Cover letter
● Curriculum Vitae (CV)
● Two references*
● Academic transcript(s)
● Dissertation outline & sample chapter (or published article)
● Course proposal for seminar (two pages, including potential readings)

*Please provide the names and contact information of two professional references. If you are shortlisted for the fellowship, you will be notified in late December or early January and asked to submit two recommendation letters. The letters should be emailed directly to CCAS within two weeks of notification.

Applications for the 2024-2025 Qatar Post-Doc are due December 1, 2023.

Questions about the fellowship may be directed to Ms. Dana AlDairani at APPLY HERE:

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