The Kuwait Program at Sciences Po announces the launching of recruitment for two visiting positions at Sciences Po – Paris under the Kuwait Program.
The Kuwait Program at Sciences Po is a longstanding partnership between the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Sciences Po. Working together, the two institutions support a range of initiatives in the fields of research, teaching, and academic events, with special emphasis on studying the Middle East and North Africa.
Deadline to apply for both positions is Sunday 2 September 2018. Please refer to each specific call for application PDF file (listed below in link format) for complete eligibility, requirements, and conditions.
Spring 2019 Visiting Faculty Position (late January - end of April 2019)
Based at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po for spring 2019 semester, this position is open to both professors and practitioners who are specialists in the Middle East and North Africa. Individuals of all nationalities may apply. Applicants must be full-time faculty members of professorial rank. Applications from all social sciences and humanities are welcome, with a preference for experts on human development policies, political economy, or urbanism in the Middle East. During the spring 2019 academic break, the visiting faculty will spend one week in Kuwait to deliver a public lecture.
Scientific Advisor to the Kuwait Chair (September 2019-June 2021)
The scientific advisor to the Kuwait chair will support the development of original research and teaching on the Middle East and North Africa for a two-year period. This position is also open to individuals of all nationalities, and applicants must be full-time faculty members of professorial rank at their home institution. Applications from economics and/or the social sciences are welcome, focusing on political economy issues, human development policies, urban policies, environmental issues, the comparative study of legislative cycles in the region, or health issues.
The Kuwait chair will have access to one hundred thousand euros in research funds over the two-year period, and teach one course each semester at the Paris School of International Affairs. The scientific advisor will also contribute to a series of annual events and meetings in Kuwait, committing to a minimum of two one-week trips yearly.
If you have any questions about either position or the Kuwait Program at Sciences Po, please feel free to contact Morgan Paker, program project manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org