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Post-Doc Fellowship 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2017/18


The Orient-Institut Beirut (Max Weber Foundation) conducts and supports research on the region (MENA) in the Humanities and Social Sciences.


With our postdoctoral fellowships we seek to enhance co-operation with academic institutions in the region.


The fellowship will be granted for up to 12 months, beginning with September 15 2017 (or later this year). The stipend amounts to € 1900 per month. We may further support up to two travels abroad for active participation at conferences and the like.



  • Excellent research project.
  • PhD in a region related discipline.
  • Excellent command of Arabic and English.
  • Basic command of German is expected.
  • Research design must convincingly project results within the prospected period.

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to:

  • Participate actively at academic activities of the Institute
  • Present their research results
  • Enhance the Institute's cooperation with academic institutions in the region
  • Cooperate with ongoing research activities of the Institute
  • Write a report at the end of their fellowship.

Deadline for submitting applications: before June 15, 2017 by e-mail to:


Orient-Institut Beirut


Prof. Dr. Stefan Leder 


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Outline of research proposal
  • Letter of recommendation written by an academic supervisor
  • Copy of the doctoral degree document

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