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opportunities

CEDEJ welcomes students and researchers in Cairo and offers them workspace, access to its research library and map collections, and participation in its academic activities.

For more information, please email communication@cedej-eg.org.

CEDEJ offers a two-month internship starting May 15, 2024 and ending July 15, 2024. The intern will help the CEDEJ team organize an international workshop on the politics of infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa, which will take place in Cairo on July 1-2, 2024. The intern will:

  • communicate with workshop participants before, during, and after the event; 
  • help with transportation and accommodation logistics;
  • help with workshop communication, including the program and web-based content.

The intern will be a master or a PhD student in social science or humanities, and will be fluent in English and Arabic. The intern is expected to work 35 hours per week. Work schedule will be decided with the CEDEJ team. Hourly compensation is a minimum of EUR 4.35 per hour (paid in EGP). CEDEJ will provide airfare for interns who do not reside in Egypt, and will help non-Egyptian interns obtain an Egyptian visa and residency permit.

Applications will consist of a cover letter and a C.V. and will be sent in one PDF document to communication@cedej-eg.org before May 5, 2024.

CEDEJ and IFAO offer two one-year postdoctoral fellowships (September 1, 2024-August 31, 2025) to recent Ph.D. graduates working on contemporary Egypt from a humanities or social science perspective. One of the fellows will be hosted at CEDEJ, and the other will share their time between CEDEJ and IFAO. The fellows will reside in Egypt and participate in the academic life of the Center(s). They will receive office space and be granted full access to the library.

The monthly stipend is 60,000 EGP, pending budgetary approval. Applications will include:

  • a Curriculum Vitae,
  • a cover letter,
  • a research project (2,000 words maximum), including a note on methodology.

CEDEJ provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Please email your application in one single PDF file before April 30, 2024 to: communication@cedej-eg.org.

CEDEJ offers three one-year fellowships (September 1, 2024-August 31, 2025) to Ph.D. students working on contemporary Egypt from a humanities or social science perspective. The fellows will reside in Egypt and participate in the academic life of the center. They will receive office space and be granted full access to the library.

The monthly stipend is 40,000 EGP, pending budgetary approval. Applications will include:

  • a Curriculum Vitae,
  • a cover letter,
  • a research project (2,000 words maximum), including a note on methodology.

CEDEJ provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Please email your application in one single PDF file before May 31, 2024 to: communication@cedej-eg.org.

If you are a Ph.D. student with external funding, plan to conduct field or archival research in Egypt, and wish to be associated with CEDEJ, please email the director with a CV, a brief research project, and the duration of your stay.

If you are a researcher who plans to conduct field or archival research in Egypt and wishes to be associated with CEDEJ, please email the director with a CV, a brief research project, and the duration of your stay.