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Research Officer Vacancy

Start Date: 1 February 2015 (negotiable)
End Date: 31 July 2017 (fixed)
Hours: Full-time
Pay: Band 6, £33,450 – £40,462 pa inclusive
Closing Date: 6 January 2015

The  Centre seeks a Research Officer to contribute to the LSE Kuwait Programme research  programme, ‘The Comparative Political Economy of the MENA Region’. Candidates  should have:

  • a PhD (completed or close to completion) in the subject area or equivalent  experience;
  • a proven record of research and publication in the subject area, or clear  demonstration of potential to do so;
  • excellent organisation and communication skills.

Other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online  |recruitment system.|

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Call for Papers

International Statebuilding and Gender in the Middle East

Paper proposals are invited for the conference 'International Statebuilding and Gender in the Middle East', which will be hosted by the LSE Middle East Centre on 30 March 2015. The conference aims to look at the impact of the relationship between international, national and local actors on the level of incorporation of gender in the processes of statebuilding in the Middle East.

Proposals for 20-minute papers should comprise of a paper title, an abstract (250 words), a short biographical statement, contact details and affiliation. Please use the paper proposal form| provided.

Applications for papers should be sent by email by 16 January 2015 to mec.events@lse.ac.uk. |

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Call for Proposals for Funding

Mapping Foreign Policy in the GCC

The LSE Middle East Centre invites applications for funding for research activities on GCC foreign policy. These grants are part of the research project entitled ‘Mapping Foreign Policy in the GCC: Resources, Recipients and Regional Effects’. |

Three grants are available at 5,000 GBP each. Proposals are invited for research that would commence from February 2015. These should be submitted electronically by 30 December 2014 to Karen Young at k.e.young@lse.ac.uk|.

how to apply| | about the project|

Internal Call for Proposals

LSE Academic Collaboration with Arab Universities Programme 

The Middle East Centre invites applications from LSE colleagues for academic collaborative projects in social, political, and economic sciences between academics at LSE and Arab universities. These projects may involve collaborative research or capacity building.

Proposals are invited for projects which would commence between 1 August and 31 December 2015. First drafts should be submitted electronically by 12 January 2015 to Robert Lowe at r.lowe@lse.ac.uk. |

how to apply| | about the Programme|

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