Call for Applications: TIMEP Non-Resident Fellowship Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is currently accepting applications for its Non-Resident Fellowship Program. TIMEP non-resident fellows contribute to TIMEP’s mission to inform international policymakers and influence global policy discussions on developments happening in the Middle East and North Africa.

The call seeks applicant proposals for non-resident fellows, who will contribute to TIMEP’s mission through development of research, analysis, and policy advisement in coordination with the TIMEP team. Potential fellows should be mid-career professionals with demonstrated expertise and commitment to TIMEP’s mission and principles.

TIMEP’s mission places great importance on the value of bringing local perspectives to policy discussions; thus, preference will be given to those living or working in the region.

Scope

The fellowship term will consist of a period of six months, with review of the terms of agreement at the conclusion of the six-month period. The position is a non-resident position, with preference for a fellow with local presence in the region; TIMEP will facilitate a one-week site visit to TIMEP’s Washington, DC, offices (outlined below). The fellow will receive a stipend commensurate with experience.

Areas of Interest

TIMEP is particularly interested in applicants with expertise in the fields of:

  • Economy and Development
  • Security Sector Reform
  • Digital Security
  • Social and Labor Movements
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Development and Good Governance

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least five years of relevant work or academic experience in a field related to the proposed are of study.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, with preference given to those who have graduate research experience.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, with working proficiency in Arabic.
  • Demonstrated commitment to TIMEP’s mission and principles.

How to Apply

To apply, candidates should submit the following:

  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter: The cover letter should indicate the candidate’s desired area of focus and relevance to TIMEP’s mission.
  • ​Plan of work: The plan of work should consist of no more than two pages, indicating a general description of research, advocacy, or action initiatives with specific outputs to be developed over a six-month period. These may include desired meetings to be held, field research, reports, analysis pieces, events or workshops to be organized or attended, or other relevant proposals.
  • Writing Sample

All application materials should be submitted in English via email.

Eligible Countries: Libya, Syria, Iraq, and Egypt.

For more information, please visit Non-Resident Fellowship.

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