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Junior Researcher/Researcher

Afro Middle East Center
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
On Hold

About the Organisation

The Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC) is a research institute based in Johannesburg. We focuse mainly on the Middle East and North Africa region. The institute produces a number of publications and organises various events: conferences, seminars, study tours.

About the Job

This position will suit a flexible, experienced and articulate candidate who works well in a team, is target driven, hardworking and works well under pressure and tight deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research related to the geopolitical situation in the MENA region and our thematic research areas, to analyse events in the region, and to write political assessments and policy recommendations.

Requirements

  • At least a Master’s degree in either International Relations, Political Science, or a related field

  • Ability to plan and execute research projects

  • Experience in research design, analysis and in writing policy papers

  • Published research in a relevant area

  • Candidates who have conducted research on the MENA region will be preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English. (Knowledge of Arabic, Turkish and/or Persian will be an advantage.)

To apply

Please send your CV, letter of motivation and complete the AA bio summary form in MS word format to: melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

The Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC) is a research institute based in Johannesburg. We focuse mainly on the Middle East and North Africa region. The institute produces a number of publications and organises various events: conferences, seminars, study tours.

About the Job

This position will suit a flexible, experienced and articulate candidate who works well in a team, is target driven, hardworking and works well under pressure and tight deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research related to the geopolitical situation in the MENA region and our thematic research areas, to analyse events in the region, and to write political assessments and policy recommendations.

Requirements

  • At least a Master’s degree in either International Relations, Political Science, or a related field

  • Ability to plan and execute research projects

  • Experience in research design, analysis and in writing policy papers

  • Published research in a relevant area

  • Candidates who have conducted research on the MENA region will be preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English. (Knowledge of Arabic, Turkish and/or Persian will be an advantage.)

To apply

Please send your CV, letter of motivation and complete the AA bio summary form in MS word format to: melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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