Note: Fellowships are based at the Brookings Doha Center in Doha, Qatar.
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About the Brookings Doha Center
Based in Qatar, the Brookings Doha Center (BDC) is an overseas center of the Brookings Institution that advances high-quality independent policy research and analysis on major issues facing the Middle East and North Africa region. The Center enjoys an outstanding reputation for policy impact and cutting-edge, field-oriented research on socioeconomic and geopolitical issues facing the broader Middle East region. Open to a broad range of views and disciplines, the BDC is a hub for Brookings scholarship in the region. In 2011 the Brookings Doha Center launched a joint Visiting Fellowship with Qatar University (QU).
Joint Visiting Fellowship
Over the course of a 9-month period, the fellow will teach up to two courses at Qatar University and conduct original research of their own. The 9-month period covers two academic semesters at Qatar University. The joint fellow is expected to author a policy briefing on her/his area of focus, to be published by Brookings. Candidates with a focus on the Gulf region security issues are particularly encouraged to apply.
Research, Writing, and Outreach (40%)
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field by the time of appointment, with a proven record of publishing and fluency in English, as well as experience teaching at an undergraduate level. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.
Strong research record and commitment to excellence in teaching. Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, with a high level of professionalism. Must be flexible, self-motivated, and eager to engage students through effective teaching.
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