Part-time Co-ordinator for the“NewGen Fellowship” Project

The Lebanese American University (LAU) is leading a consortium of Lebanon-based universities on a project funded by the Arab Council of Social Sciences (ACSS), titled “Towards a New Generation of Social Scientists in the Arab World”. The program was launched in January 2020 and concluded its first phase successfully. The ACSS have renewed it for a further 2 years starting January 2022. The program’s aim is to foster a new and larger generation of social scientists integrated into regional networks. One of the characateristic components of this program is mentorship and training scheme under the name “A New Generation of Social Scientists in the Arab Region”: “NewGen Fellowship”.

The Objectives of the NewGen fellowship are to:

The Consortium of Lebanon-based universities includes:

We are seeking a Co-ordinator who will take the lead in organising the activities of the fellows, liaising with partner universities in Lebanon and with their counterparts in Egypt and Tunisia where parallel programs are being delivered.

The role is offered on a part-time basis, 5-7 hours per week, over a period of 2 years.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Co-ordinator’s primary responsibility is to ensure that, over a 2-year period, organize and manage the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated set of curated activities comprising research, trainings, workshops, online courses, mentorship, networking, exposure and other curated development opportunities.  

In addition, the Co-ordinator will