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Tunisie Bureau du Centre d’études du Moyen-Orient à l’Université Harvard Bourse postdoctorale 2019

Tunisie Bureau du Centre d’études du Moyen-Orient à l’Université Harvard Bourse postdoctorale 2019

Date limite: 1er avril 2019

Le bureau tunisien du Centre d’études du Moyen-Orient de l’Université de Harvard invite les universitaires tunisiens à présenter une demande de bourse postdoctorale à l’Université de Harvard. L’appel à candidatures est ouvert aux chercheurs en sciences humaines ou en sciences sociales qui ont obtenu leur doctorat au cours des sept dernières années.

La bourse s’étend sur 10 mois, du 1er septembre 2019 au 30 juin 2020. Le candidat retenu résidera dans la région métropolitaine de Boston et devra enseigner un cours d’un semestre sur le domaine de spécialisation, en anglais ou en anglais. Arabe. La préférence sera donnée au candidat le plus qualifié dont les recherches incluent la Tunisie, l’Afrique du Nord ou le Moyen-Orient.

Camaraderie

  • Le salaire de 10 mois pour ce poste sera compris entre 47 500 $ et 56 000 $ et devrait couvrir les frais de logement, de nourriture et de visa du candidat retenu.
  • A round-trip economy class ticket from Tunis to Boston will be issued in addition to the stipend. It is estimated that the successful applicant will spend 30 hours per week on research and 5 hours per week on teaching and advising students. The fellow will work with the Director of CMES on the course design and matters pertaining to research.

Eligibility

  • Preference will be given to postdoctoral researchers who are residents and/or citizens of Tunisia or postdoctoral researchers who are studying topics related to Tunisia;
  • Doctoral qualification should have been obtained within the past seven years in one of the following disciplines: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, or Political Sciences, with preference given to those whose credentials are from a Tunisian university;
  • The postdoctoral fellow is required to teach a one-semester course in English or in Arabic. Priority will be given to candidates with a research interest in Tunisia, North Africa or the Middle East.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit the following materials before April 1, 2019 [12:00 AM, CET]

  • A current curriculum vitae, in English.
  • A research proposal (statement of purpose) not to exceed 1500 words, in English.
  • A writing sample not to exceed 5000 words that can be in English, Arabic, or French.
  • A letter of recommendation written by the candidate’s dissertation advisor, in English, Arabic, or French. This letter should be submitted directly by the recommender before April 1, 2019. Please read the instructions below to know how references should be submitted.

Applicants should carefully follow the steps described below to submit their applications:

  • Step One (Important): All applicants need to obtain an XID from the Harvard system. The XID takes approximately one hour to “activate”; applicants should allow time for this activation step. The link to obtain an XID as a non-Harvard applicant is available on the front page of the CARAT system. Applicants can complete the application only once an XID is issued to them.
  • Step Two: Applications should be submitted exclusively on CARAT. Applicants need to use their XID to access the platform where their application materials should be uploaded. All application material should be uploaded as PDF files, no other file format is accepted by CARAT.
  • References: All reference letters should be submitted directly by the recommender on CARAT, exclusively. Applicants can send a reference request to their recommender’s email address through the CARAT platform, while completing their application. The recommender will receive a link to upload their letter as a PDF file (no XID is required from the recommender to upload a reference letter).

For  more information, visit CMES at Harvard University.

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Isaac Peterson

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