USA: Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2010-2011

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The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) is pleased to announce the annual Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship competition. The fellowship will support a recent PhD working on the topic of US-Arab Relations, Arab Studies or Islamic Studies (broadly defined) for a period of one academic year for the purpose of transforming his/her dissertation into a book manuscript for publication. The fellow will receive a stipend of between $40,000 – $45,000 as well as benefits.

Responsibilities:
The fellowship requires residence at Georgetown University for the duration of academic year 2010-2011. The fellow will be given library privileges at Georgetown University and office space at CCAS. During the fall term the fellow will be expected to deliver a lecture at CCAS about his/her research. In the spring term, the fellow will teach a small seminar of his/her choosing broadly related to the subject of US-Arab relations or Arab or Islamic studies.

Qualifications:
Interested candidates must have completed a PhD between January 1, 2008 and August 31, 2010 from a university in the United States.

Application:
Candidates should submit:

* A cover letter
* Curriculum vitae
* Course proposal
* Three letters of recommendation
* A sample chapter from your dissertation
* An outline of your dissertation

The application must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1, 2010.

Send completed applications to:
Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship CCAS Georgetown University 37th and O Sts, NW 241 ICC Washington, DC 20057
For more information, visit: http://ccas.georgetown.edu

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