MENA Visiting Scholars-in-Residence Fellowship at MDC

The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies (MDC) is pleased to welcome visiting scholars-in-residence from Middle East and North African academic institutions whose research focuses on Middle Eastern politics, economics, languages, history, sociology, and religion.

These fellowships support a 2-3 month period of residency, which can be extended for up to one year (provided fellows can provide their own independent source of funding for the period that extends beyond period of 2-3 months).  Applicants must possess a PhD degree.

In addition to pursuing their own independent research projects, fellows are expected to:

  • Contribute at least one paper on a mutually agreed upon topic for publication (in English) in one of the MDC's digital publications (Beehive, Iqtisadi, Tel Aviv notes, Occasional Papers etc.).
  • Attend MDC seminars and present their research (in English) at least once during the fellowship period.
  • Participate in MDC activities (meetings, communications efforts, etc.) as appropriate.
  • Regularly correspond with MDC staff and senior faculty about research progress and activities.

Submission should contain an updated curriculum vitae, proposed dates of affiliation, and a brief outline of your proposed research topic. Applications are made on a rolling basis, and should be sent to:

Stipend Details

MDC offers:

  • A round-trip economy-fare plane ticket for travel to Tel-Aviv.
  • Eligibility to live in TAU provided housing, pending availability in Broshim dormitories complex.
  • An office space.