The Carnegie Middle East Center is an independent policy research institute based in Beirut, Lebanon, and part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The center provides in-depth analysis of the political, socioeconomic, and security issues facing the Middle East and North Africa. It draws its scholarship from a pool of top regional experts, working in collaboration with Carnegie’s other research centers in Beijing, Brussels, Moscow, and Washington.
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The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States, is seeking a full-time Research Assistant to work in its Beirut office for one year renewable starting in the summer of 2015.
Responsibilities will include assisting scholars with their research on citizenship, pluralism, identity politics and social justice issues in general, including socio-economic challenges and their relevance to unfolding political developments by researching relevant literature, analyzing articles and books, gathering relevant data, reviewing and editing papers, and organizing conferences and meetings related to the project.
Position requires a master's degree in Development Studies, Economics, International Affairs or a related humanities/social science discipline; research experience on Middle East political development or socio-economic policies, youth issues, and/or development; native or near native Arabic and English (French is a plus); excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer, Outlook. Candidates should have good analytical and organizational skills and be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure. Knowledge of Arab social and political affairs is also required. Inter-disciplinary research skills are a plus.
To apply, please submit your English Resume/CV and cover letter via the Carnegie Endowment website: https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/242382.html.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.
The Carnegie Middle East Center (CMEC) is seeking communications interns in Beirut to work for three to six months on a full-time basis.
Responsibilities will include article editing; liaising with local, regional, and international media; providing assistance to the Communications team; organizing events such as conferences and briefings; helping with website maintenance in English, Arabic and French; and contributing to the promotion of Carnegie publications.
The position is unpaid; a monthly stipend is provided for transportation expenses
Candidates should have excellent verbal and written command of English or Arabic; fluency in French is highly desirable; completion or pursuit of a post graduate degree in journalism, communications, political science, international relations or similar; previous media experience, especially in video/audio; and proven interest in international relations/Middle East Affairs. Multimedia skills are highly desirable. All candidates must submit a resume and cover letter via the Carnegie website at https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/181379.html
Carnegie Middle East Center (CMEC) encourages graduate and post-graduate students to apply to our Research Internship program. Interns are appointed for a 3 to 6 months period on a full-time basis.
The intern will assist the Center's scholars in their research on political, economic, security and education reforms topics related to the MENA region. The intern can expect to benefit directly from working at an international think-tank, with exposure to its inner mechanisms and the opportunity to contribute to our scholars' work. The successful applicant will also have access to all Carnegie MEC meetings, symposia and other events.
The position is unpaid; a monthly stipend is provided for transportation expenses.
Requirements: BA or MA in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Middle East Studies, Education, Sociology or any related field; excellent skills in the Microsoft suite; good command of Arabic and English; French is a plus. Previous experience in research is welcomed. All candidates must submit a resume and cover letter via the Carnegie Endowment website at https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/181380.html
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