Postdoctoral Research Assistant American University of Sharjah

  • Full time
  • Sharjah, UAE
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • 15000-30000 AED / Month

American University of Sharjah

The Department of International Studies at the American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work with Dr. Bethany Shockley and her US based collaborator, Dr. Yuree Noh on an experimental study of egalitarianism in the UAE and Tunisia. The anticipated appointment is expected to start on September 1, 2024 and end on May 31, 2025.

Job Purpose

  • The ideal candidate will play an integral role in supporting the data collection and analysis of experimental data on the opinions of nationals and non national residents in the UAE.
  • Specifically, the individual will work with the AUS based team of graduate and undergraduate assistants to conduct lab. Survey experiments under the direction of Dr. Bethany Shockley and Dr. Yuree Noh.
  • It expected that the postdoctoral scholar will join the team in actively publishing research findings and presenting research.

Job Requirements of Postdoctoral Research Assistant

  • The applicant needs to have obtained a PhD in political science or related fields such as economics, psychology, or sociology with research experience.
  • 2 year prior experience in the Arab Gulf region and knowledge of Arabic will also considered favorably but not required.
  • The successful applicant will have excellent research skills with an emphasis on lab or survey experiments.
  • The position is open to applicants with a variety of topical knowledge in areas such as public opinion, populism, migration studies, women in politics, authoritarianism, and state society relations.

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