Open Positions


Faculty Leave Fellowship

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies offers a one-year faculty leave residential fellowship for scholars of the contemporary Middle East. The fellowship is open to all disciplines—particularly politics, economics, history, religion, sociology, or anthropology. Successful applicants must be tenure track or tenured professors (or equivalent) with a well-established publication record seeking a faculty leave appointment and interested in engaging in a substantive research or book project, mentoring the Center’s junior research fellows, and contributing to the Center’s Middle East Brief series.

Application Submission: The application is closed until Fall 2021.

Junior Research Fellowship

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies offers two-year fellowships to outstanding scholars of the contemporary Middle East. The fellowship is open to all disciplines—particularly politics, economics, history, religion, sociology, or anthropology. This consecutive, residential, two-year fellowship is targeted at junior scholars with PhD in hand and not yet tenured. The fellowship’s goal is to allow junior scholars the flexibility and means to advance a specific research project related to the contemporary Middle East.

Application Submission: The application is closed until Fall 2021.

Assistant Director for Research

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Research. This is a full-time position. The Assistant Director for Research will be a core member of the Crown Center’s senior staff and will work under the supervision of the Director for Research to set and implement the center’s research agenda and manage its publications, primarily the Middle East Briefs and Crown Conversations.

For full consideration, please submit the following materials:

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Qualifications:

Application Submission: The position has been filled for the 2021-2022 academic year. The application will reopen in late 2021.

 

Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’s history and mission, the Crown Center values and is seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging, and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.