The Middle East Studies Programme in SIAS draws upon yet moves beyond Oxford's great tradition of Middle Eastern Studies. The new programme will offer postgraduate students training in social-scientific methodology as well as comparative courses on the modern Middle East.

The Middle East Studies Programme faculty's expertise covers Turkey and Israel as well as the Arab world and encourages student research in the politics, international relations, economics and history of the region.

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Postdoctoral Research Officer in Middle East Studies

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, 11 Bevington Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

The Middle East Studies Programme in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates in a social science discipline or modern history, with special reference to the Middle East, for a fixed term Postdoctoral Research Officer position, funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation for 24 months. The School is looking for the best possible candidate working within the study of the Middle East with particular reference to Turkey, Iran or Egypt.