The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW), established in 2014, is an independent, non-profit institution dedicated to increasing the understanding and appreciation of the social, economic, and political diversity of the Arab Gulf states. Through expert research, analysis, exchanges, and public discussion, the institute seeks to encourage thoughtful debate and inform decision makers shaping U.S. policy regarding this critical geo-strategic region.
Location - Washington, DC
The position is part-time with up to 30 hours per week.
Provide research assistance and administrative support to the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. At the direction of the Senior Resident Scholars, conduct research on Gulf politics, foreign policy, culture, economics, and U.S. policy toward the region. Monitor contemporary developments in the Gulf states and in U.S. policy, including reviews of regional media and foreign language sources. Contribute analytical essays, bibliographies, and summaries on relevant topics. Provide administrative, communications, and logistical support to Senior Resident Scholars and AGSIW programs, and perform additional tasks as requested.
Some graduate work expected, MA degree preferred. ABDs and doctoral candidates in international affairs, political science, economics, or related area with emphasis on Middle East politics are encouraged to apply. Strong academic record, outstanding research, writing, and analytical skills demonstrated. Fluency in English required. Fluency in written and spoken Arabic preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel expected.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should forward resume or curriculum vitae, contact information for two references, and a writing sample of scholarly work (e.g., dissertation chapter) or policy writing sample if available (e.g., op-ed) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications for the position will be considered. Hours and salary to be negotiated.
AGSIW is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law. No phone calls please.
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