Deadline for applications: July 31, 2023 at 12:00 midday UK time
Overview of the role
Reporting to Dr Neil Ketchley, the Principal Investigator of The Arab Public Data Initiative project, the post holder will be a member of the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) in the Social Sciences Division with responsibility for collecting historical statistical data from the Arabic-speaking Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The project will also involve working with Professor Charles Kurzman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Arab Council for Social Sciences (ACSS).
The main duties will include identifying, collecting, and digitizing historical data (e.g. censuses, statistical handbooks, maps, etc.) from the MENA to be made publicly available via the ACSS Dataverse (https://dataverse.theacss.org/
The post is full-time and fixed term for 18 months and may be subject to renewal. The post-holder will be based in the University of Oxford Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College premises, Woodstock Road, Oxford.
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