Sponsored by the Study of Islam Section, American Academy of Religion:

Below is an archived list of positions in Islamic studies starting Fall 2011, and ending June 2012.

  • Aga Khan University | Director of the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations
  • Aga Khan University | Professor/Associate Professor of Muslim Cultures
  • Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilization | Professor / Associate Professor, Law in Muslim Contexts
  • Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education | Senior Professor of Islam and Muslims
  • Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg | Postdoctoral Fellowship in Islamic Studies
  • American Islamic College – Professor and Director of Islamic Studies Program
  • American University | Assistant Professor in the History of the Islamic World
  • American University in Cairo | Assistant Professor in Comparative & International Education
  • American University in Cairo | Assistant Professor of Curriculum Design & Instruction in the Graduate School of Education
  • American University in Cairo | Professor of Classical Arabic Literature
  • American University in Cairo | Professor of Classical Arabic Literature (tenure-track)
  • American University in Dubai | Assistant/Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
  • American University of Beirut | Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology
  • American University of Beirut | Assistant Professor of Anthropology with Arab World Focus
  • American University of Beirut | Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Public Management
  • American University of Beirut | Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies Visiting Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
  • American University of Beirut | Chair in Architecture in the Islamic World
  • American University of Beirut | Professor of Classical Islamic History and Culture (Open Rank)
  • American University of Beirut | Professor of Middle Eastern/North African Politics (Open Rank)
  • American University of Beirut | Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Literary Theory
  • American University of Beirut | Whittlesey Visiting Professor in Archaeology
  • American University of Sharjah | Khalaf Ahmed Habtoor Chair of International Relations
  • American University of Sharjah | Professor of International Relations
  • American University, Lebanon | Assistant Professor of History of the Middle East/Islam
  • Amherst College | Five-College Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Islamic Art 2012-2015
  • Arab Council for the Social Sciences | Associate Director
  • Arab Council for the Social Sciences | Director
  • Arab Transitions Forum, Open Society Foundations | Senior Program Officer
  • Bard College | Visiting Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History and Politics of the Modern Era
  • Bates College | Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track)
  • Beloit College | Post-Doctoral Fellow in Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Binghamton University, State University of New York | Assistant or Associate Professor of Ottoman History
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania | Instructor/Assistant Professor of Non-Western History (temporary position)
  • Bowdoin College | Assistant Professor of Cultural/Political Anthropology (MENA focus)
  • Brandeis University | Crown Center Junior Scholar Fellowship
  • Brandeis University | Arabic and Islamic Studies (Assistant Professor)
  • Brandeis University | Modern Middle East History (Assistant Professor)
  • Brandeis University | Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Israel Studies
  • Brigham Young University | Professor of Modern Middle East History (tenure-track)
  • Brown University | Associate Director of Middle East Studies
  • Brown University | Associate Director, Middle East Studies
  • California State University, Chico | Assistant Professor of Islam/History of the Middle East (tenure-track)
  • California State University, Fresno | Roshan Professorship for Persian Language and Culture
  • California State University, Monterey Bay | Assistant Professor of Development/Humanitarian Action-Middle East/Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Cambridge Muslim College – Research Fellowship
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | Editor-in-Chief–SADA Online Journal on Arab Reform
  • Carnegie Endowment Middle East Program | Deputy Director & Research Scholar Positions
  • Center for International Learning, Sultanate of Oman | Academic Director
  • Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, Tunisia | Program Officer for Tunisia and North Afric
  • Centre for Iranian Studies, London Middle East Institute, SOAS | Iran Heritage Foundation Visiting Fellowship Programme
  • Clayton State University | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and/or African History (tenure-track)
  • Coastal Carolina University | Assistant Professor of History of the Modern Middle East (tenure-track)
  • Colgate University | Assistant/Associate Professor of Islamic Studies
  • College of Charleston | Assistant Professor of International Studies
  • College of William & Mary | Sultan Qaboos bin Said Professorship in Middle East Studies
  • College of William and Mary | Mellon Faculty Fellow in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • College of Wooster | Assistant Professor of Islamic Traditions
  • Columbia University | Art History Islamic Art & Architecture (open rank)
  • Columbia University | Assistant Professor of Indo-Persian Studies
  • Columbia University | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies
  • Columbia University | Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Center for Palestine Studies
  • Columbia University | Middle East and Islamic Studies Librarian
  • Columbia University | Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Islamic South Asian History
  • Cornell University | Assistant Professor of Middle East History/History of the Muslim World
  • Cornell University | Doctoral/Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowships in Near Eastern/Middle Eastern Studies
  • CUNY Hunter College | Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Political Science
  • Davidson College | Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellowship in Arabic
  • Davidson College | Assistant Professor of Religion (Islam)
  • Davidson College and Queens University of Charlotte | Political Science, Middle East focus (2-year Visiting Assistant Professor)
  • Denison University | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History (tenure-track)
  • Dickinson College | Modern Middle East History (2-year Replacement position)
  • Eastern Illinois University | Modern Islam/Middle East (Assistant Professor)
  • Eastern Mediterranean University | Assistant Professor in International Relations or Comparative Politics
  • Eastern Mennonite University | Visiting Scholars of Islam and/or Judaism
  • Emerson College | Scholar-in-Residence with a focus on Global Citizenship
  • Fairfield University | History of the Islamic World (Tenure-track Assistant Professor)
  • Florida International University | Instructors in Human Geography (1) and the Sociology of the Middle East (1)
  • Florida International University | Professor of Islamic Studies
  • Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin | 10 Postdoctoral Fellowships for the “Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe” Project
  • Franklin & Marshall College | Assistant Professor of Islamic History
  • Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington | Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts of Iran
  • Georg Eckert Institut for International Textbook Research | Postdoctoral Fellowship on Study of Muslim Societies
  • George Mason University | Professorship in Islamic Studies
  • George Washington University | Middle East and North African Librarian
  • George Washington University | Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Studies
  • George Washington University | Research Professor and Associate Director at the Institute for Middle East Studies
  • Georgetown University | Assistant Professor of International Relations of the Arab World (tenure-track)
  • Georgetown University | Levant Post-Doctoral Fellowships (2)
  • Georgetown University | Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Georgetown University | Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Georgetown University | School of Foreign Service in Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Georgetown University | Visiting Professor of the Political Economy and/or Economic History of the Arab Gulf
  • Georgia State University | Professor of Middle Eastern Media Technology & Politics
  • Georgia State University | Professor of Religion & Conflict
  • Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait | Professor of Islamic Finance
  • Hamburg University, Asia-Africa Institute | Research Assistant in Islamic Studies
  • Hampshire College | Middle Eastern Studies (Assistant Professor)
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies | Assistant/Associate Professors of Middle East Studies
  • Hartford Seminary | Professor of Islamic Law and Ethics, Director of the Duncan Black Macdonald, Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations
  • Harvard Divinity School | Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society
  • Harvard University | Executive Director for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies
  • Harvard University | Harvard Academy Scholars Program 2012-13
  • Harvard University | Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art and Architecture, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture
  • Hood College | Sophia M. Libman National Endowment for the Humanities Professor with a focus in Middle Eastern Studies
  • Indiana State University | Assistant Professor of Modern Middle East History
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) | Professor of History of the Islamic World (tenure-track)
  • Institute for Islamic World Studies | Associate and Full Professors
  • Johns Hopkins University | Professor of Middle East and North Africa Studies
  • Kansas State University | History of the Modern Middle East / North Africa (tenure-track)
  • Khalifa University | Middle East Studies Faculty
  • Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research | Middle East Studies Faculty
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals | Full-time Assistant or Associate History Professor
  • King’s College London | Lectureship in Islamic Studies
  • Lake Forest College | Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics
  • Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus | Assistant Professor of History and Women’s Studies with a specialization in the Middle East
  • Lesley College | Assistant/Associate Professor, Political Science (Middle East and North Africa)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science | Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies
  • Loyola University New Orleans | Assistant Professor of Islam (tenure-track)
  • Maryland Institute, College of Art | Art History Full-time Faculty, Africa, Middle East, or South Asia
  • Max van Berchem Foundation | Grant Applications
  • McGill University, Institute of Islamic Studies | Urdu Language and Cultural Studies (Tenure Track Named Chair)
  • Melbourne University, National Centre of Excellence in Islamic Studies | Mckenzie Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Michigan State University | Director of the Muslim Studies Program
  • Michigan State University | Program Manager for the Greater Middle East or South Asia Visiting International Professional Program
  • Middlebury College | Professor of Islam (tenure-track)
  • National University of Singapore | Assistant/Associate Professor of South Asian or Middle Eastern Politics
  • New Jersey City University | Assistant Professor of Non-Western World History
  • New York University | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Cultures (tenure-track)
  • North Carolina State University | Assistant Professor of International Studies/Middle East Studies
  • Northern Arizona University | Islamic Studies/ Assistant Professor
  • Northwestern University | Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies
  • NYU Abu Dhabi | Faculty Positions
  • Oberlin College | Professor of Islamic Studies (one-semester non-continuing faculty position)
  • Ohio State University | Assistant Professor of Arabic (specializing in the contemporary practice of Islamic law)
  • Ohio State University | The Saul and Sonia Schottenstein Chair in Israel Studies
  • Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies | Visiting Fellowships & Visiting Research Fellowships
  • Pennsylvania State University | Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature (African and Arabic topics)
  • Portland State University | AssistantProfessor of Israel Studies (tenure-track)
  • Princeton University | Gruss-Lipper Visiting Scholar in Middle East Policy Studies
  • Princeton University | Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Department of Near Eastern Studies
  • Princeton University, The Institute for the Transregional Study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa & Central Asia | 2012-2013 Fellowship Competition
  • Qatar University | Assistant Professor of International Political Economy
  • Qatar University | Assistant Professor of International Relations (diplomacy, security studies or globalization focus)
  • Qatar University | Assistant Professor of Political Theory
  • Qatar University | Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Islamic History
  • Qatar University | Coordinator of the Gulf Studies MA Program
  • Qatar University | Full/Associate Professor of Human Rights (Arab Gulf focus)
  • Qatar University | Full/Associate Professor of Media and Information Communication Technology (Arab Gulf region focus)
  • Qatar University | Full/Associate Professor of Political Science (Arab Gulf focus)
  • Qatar University, The Brookings Doha Center (BDC) | Visiting Fellowship
  • Radford University | Assistant Professor of Islamic World History (tenure-track)
  • Reed College | Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and the Humanities
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Centrum für Religionswissenschaftliche Studien | Mitarbeiterstelle für Religion des Islam
  • Rutgers University | Professor of Arabic Literature (tenure-track)
  • Saint Louis University | Professor of Middle Eastern History (tenure-track)
  • Sarah Lawrence College | Contemporary Middle Eastern History & Politics (Tenure Track)
  • Seoul National University | Professor of Classical Islamic Studies
  • Seoul National University | Professor of Near and Middle Eastern Studies (open rank)
  • Seton Hall University | International Relations (full time, non-tenure track)
  • Sewanee: the University of the South | Globalization in the Middle East, or Africa or South Asia (Tenure Track)
  • Sewanee: The University of the South | Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern history
  • Spelman College | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track)
  • Stanford University | Professor of Arabic Literature and Culture
  • State University of New York – Geneseo | Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer of the History of the Islamic World
  • Stonehill College: Islamic History/World History (Assistant Professor)
  • Swarthmore College | Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics (Middle East, Europe, Africa)
  • Tel Aviv University | Tenured or Tenure-track position in the History of the Modern Middle East
  • Temple University | Mirowski Visiting Professor of Israel Studies
  • Texas A&M University | International Affairs of the Middle East (Assistant or Associate Professor)
  • The City College of New York | Assistant Professor of the History of the Islamic World
  • The University of Dayton | Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure track)
  • United Arab Emirates University | Professor of Sociology (2)
  • United States Military Academy | Minerva Fellowship
  • University of Alberta | Assistant Professor of Islam (specialization open, tenure-track)
  • University of Alberta | Chair in Islamic Studies
  • University of Arizona | Assistant Professor of Public Health & Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Arizona | Half-time Lecturer in Islamic Studies
  • University of California Berkeley | Assistant/Associate Professor of Modern Arabic Literature
  • University of California Berkeley | Islamic Studies (Assistant Professor)
  • University of California Berkeley | Lecturer in Middle Eastern History
  • University of California Berkeley | Sultan Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow / Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of History of Islamic Art, Architecture, and Urbanism
  • University of California Davis | Iranian Studies Lecturer
  • University of California Los Angeles | Professor of Islamic Studies (open-rank)
  • University of California Merced | Professor of Art History and Visual Culture (2 open-rank positions)
  • University of California Santa Barbara | Lecturer on the Modern Middle East and North Africa
  • University of California Santa Barbara | Medieval/Early Modern Middle East: King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies, Professor of Middle East History
  • University of California Santa Cruz | Muslim Mediterranean/Middle Eastern World, 1450-present (Assistant or Associate Professor)
  • University of Central Missouri | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Politics (tenure-track)
  • University of Chicago | Professor of Islamic Studies
  • University of Cincinnati | Professor of the History of the Islamic World (tenure-track)
  • University of Colorado, Denver | Middle East/North African Specialist (Assistant Professor)
  • University of Cyprus | Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Modern Arabic Literature or Linguistics
  • University of Edinburgh | Outreach Post-doctoral Fellowship on Islamic Civilization (full-time, fixed term)
  • University of Erlangen-Nürnberg | 3 Professorships in Islamic Religious Studies
  • University of Exeter | Professor of Middle East Politics and International Relations
  • University of Florida | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure track)
  • University of Georgia | Assistant Professor of East Asian/Chinese or Middle Eastern Politics (tenure-track)
  • University of Georgia History Department | One-year assistant professorship
  • University of Glasgow | Lecturer in Comparative Politics (Middle East and North Africa)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Assistant Professor of South Asian History (tenure-track)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Middle East and North African Studies Librarian
  • University of Massachusetts Boston | Professor of Islam in South Asia
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell | Professor of Middle East/Islamic World History (tenure-track)
  • University of Miami | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track)
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor | 4 Tenure-Track Assistant Professorships for new initiative on “The Mediterranean Perspective on Global History and Culture”
  • University of Mississippi | Assistant Professor of Political Science in Middle East Politics (tenure-track)
  • University of Münster | 4 Postdoctoral Fellowships for the Interdisciplinary Junior Research Group for “Religious Plurality as a Challenge for Religions and Societies”
  • University of Note Dame, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies | Associate Director for Research
  • University of Oxford | Departmental Lecturership in the Modern History of the Middle East
  • University of Oxford | Faculty of Oriental Studies, two full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistants
  • University of Pennsylvania | Assistant Professor in Arabic Literature (tenure-track)
  • University of Pennsylvania | Iran Media Program Post Doctoral Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh | Visiting Professorship in Contemporary International Issues – Middle East
  • University of Puget Sound | Assistant Professor of African or Middle Eastern History
  • University of Richmond | Professor of Cultural Anthropology of the Middle East and/or North Africa
  • University of South Australia | Associate Professor and Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow
  • University of Southern California | Lecturer in Arabic Language and Culture
  • University of St Andrews | Two Research Fellows for “The Islamisation of Anatolia, c. 1100-1500” Project
  • University of Sussex | Lecturer in Middle Eastern Philosophical Traditions
  • University of Texas at Austin | Middle Eastern Studies Librarian
  • University of Toronto | Assistant Professor of Classical Arabic (Arabic Intellectual and Literary Tradition)
  • University of Tübingen | Professors of Islamic Theology
  • University of Vermont | Assistant Professor position in Islam (tenure-track)
  • University of Virginia | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern/North African History (tenure-track)
  • University of Virginia | Assistant/Associate Professor of International Relations of the Middle East (tenure-track)
  • University of Washington Tacoma | Instructor to teach American Foreign Policy and Middle East Politics in Fall 2012
  • University of Waterloo | Tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full professor
  • Valparaiso University | Professor of Theology (Islamic Studies)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History
  • Virginia Military Institute | Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics or International Relations (tenure-track)
  • Virginia Tech | Visiting Assistant Professor of Middle East History
  • Washington University in St. Louis | Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Islamic Studies
  • Washington University in St. Louis | Mellon Sawyer Post-Doctoral Appointment in Islamic Studies
  • Wellesley College | Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Arabic Studies
  • Western Kentucky University | Assistant Professor, History of the Islamic World
  • Western Washington University | One-Year Visiting Instructor of Middle Eastern History
  • Wheaton College | Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Islamic Feminist Studies
  • Yale University | Professor of History of the Middle East in the 20th century (tenure-track)
  • Zayed University, UAE | Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Zayed University, UAE | Professor of Art History
  • Zentrum Moderner Orient & Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures & Societies | 16 Visiting Research Fellowships
  • Zentrum Moderner Orient | Five Research Positions (2 year fixed term)