About Al-Shabaka

Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network was launched in April 2010 as the first and only independent, transnational Palestinian think tank. We bring together over 200 analysts from across the globe to produce critical policy analysis and craft visions for a liberated, self-determined future. 

Al-Shabaka is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, registered in the State of California as the Middle East Policy Network. We are an entirely remote-based think tank with a core staff of eight team members based in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and the United States. 

About the Position

Al-Shabaka is seeking a full-time Palestine Policy Fellow. The Palestine Fellow is an integral part of Al-Shabaka’s staff, and plays a leading role in producing critical policy analysis, representing the organization in public forums, and strengthening relationships with Palestinian civil society. To ensure the greatest impact, we aim for a minimum 2-year commitment from the Fellow, with the possibility to continue to grow with the organization thereafter. 

The Palestine Policy Fellow will be responsible for the following functions: 



Strongly Preferred:


This is a full-time and remote-based position. The Fellow must be located and have the right to work in Palestine, with preference for Jerusalem or Ramallah. Travel within Palestine, as possible, will be expected; occasional international travel (up to 1-2x’s annual) may also be required. 


The gross starting salary for this position is $50,000.


In addition to a base salary, Al-Shabaka offers its staff flexible scheduling, unlimited paid leave, and a subsidy program to support health and technology expenses. Efforts to expand institutional support for staff are ongoing, based on available resources.   

To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter, your CV, and 1-2 writing samples (no more than 10 pages combined) to [email protected], with “Palestine Policy Fellow” in the subject line. Cover letters and CVs should be provided in English, while writing samples may be included in English or Arabic. All documents should be provided in .doc or .docx attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Deadline to apply is April 27, 2023. Interviews will be conducted early-mid May 2023 with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023.

Al-Shabaka is an equal-opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, or sexual orientation.