02SEP - Visiting Scholar - Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington - Deadline - 15OCT


Organization Description
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


Job Description
Visiting Scholars are individuals who possess a PhD or equivalent professional experience, and whose primary purpose for residence at AGSIW is to conduct independent research. The length of stay for a Visiting Scholar is typically a semester or academic year. AGSIW is actively seeking candidates with significant regional experience and fluency in written and spoken Arabic. AGSIW will provide a stipend that can be used to cover living expenses, travel costs, or incidental research expenses.


Job Responsibilities
Visiting Scholars are expected to contribute to the research and publications of the institute, and to provide intellectual leadership on issues of cultural, political, and economic life in the Arab Gulf states. Visiting Scholars will be expected to produce at least one research paper, to be published by the institute, along with timely contributions to the institute’s events and programs.


How to Apply
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, proposed dates of the appointment, and a proposal for a research project that explains its relevance to the work of AGSIW.

Interested candidates should submit applications to jobs@agsiw.org.

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.


Deadline - Applications for appointment starting in January 2016 will be accepted until October 15, 2015.