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Research Assistant Vacancy

The Middle East Centre and Department of Media & Communications seek a Research Assistant in the fields of Media, Communication and Development or Cultural Studies, with an interest in the Middle East.

The successful candidate will join a multi-country collaboration project with the American University of Sharjah, ‘Personalised Media and Participatory Culture’. The project has field sites in Morocco, Jordan, Tunisia and the UAE. The candidate is required to assist Dr Shakuntala Banaji in analysing, organising and disseminating the research outputs.

For full details and to apply please click here. The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd September.  

Kuwait Programme Short-Term Visiting Research Fellowships

Applications are now open for the new round of Short-Term Visiting Research Fellowships. Based in the LSE Middle East Centre, the Fellowships will enable the successful candidates to pursue research relevant to the Kuwait Programme for a period of up to three months. Applications are invited from GCC nationals who have a PhD or equivalent and wish to develop their research capacity and output.

The successful candidates will have access to the library, and will receive desk space and administrative support. The Fellowships include accommodation at LSE, a living allowance and a return economy flight to London. The Fellows will be required to write a research paper for publication by the Kuwait Programme, and to contribute to the work of the Kuwait Programme more generally.

The application deadline is 5 September 2016. Applicants can undertake their Visiting Fellowship at any time in 2017.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, proposed dates for the Fellowship and a 2,500-word proposal (including bibliography) for a research paper, which explains its relevance to the work of the Kuwait Programme and the contribution it would make to the field.

To apply or for further information please contact Ian Sinclair: i.sinclair@lse.ac.uk

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