Brandeis University, Crown Center for Middle East Studies

Fellowship ID:Brandeis-CrownCenter-FLF [#19416]
Fellowship Title: Faculty Leave Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Fellowship or award
Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Middle East Studies
Appl Deadline:2022/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2021/09/02)
Description:   URMs  

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The Crown Center for Middle East Studies is accepting applications for 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—for the 2022-2023 academic year. 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.

Eligibility
The 2022-2023 faculty leave fellowship is open to all faculty members, tenured and non-tenured, in the ranks of assistant, associate, full, and emeritus professor who work on the contemporary Middle East and North Africa.

Terms
The faculty leave fellowship is an academic year appointment beginning September 1, 2022 and ending May 31, 2023. The fellowship is designed to supplement the scholar's faculty leave salary from their institution and will provide a stipend plus funding for research, travel, and related expenses. The fellowship stipend is set at three levels based on academic rank (or rank equivalency based on scholarly attainment): $40,000 for assistant professor or career equivalent; $50,000 for associate professor or career equivalent; and $70,000 for full professor, emeritus, or career equivalent. The Crown Center will determine the level based on the candidate's rank or equivalent rank as of the application deadline. Fringe benefits, when not provided by the scholar’s home institution, can be made available during the appointment period.

Fellows are required to be in residence at the Crown Center during the tenure of the fellowship and be fully relieved of teaching and service responsibilities at their home university. During their residence, fellows write a Middle East Brief and participate in all Crown Center events, including seminars, workshops, meetings, and retreats.

Application Materials
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae

Application Deadline
January 1, 2022 

Notification 
April 1, 2022

Inquiries
You may direct inquiries to Kristina Cherniahivsky at crowncenter@brandeis.edu or call 781-736-5320. For more information, please visit brandeis.edu/crown.

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. 


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
https://www.brandeis.edu/crown
email
 
Crown Center for Middle East Studies
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
crowncenter@brandeis.edu

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