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

Below is an archived list of positions in Islamic studies starting Fall 2014, and ending June 2015.

  • Aarhus University | Research Assistant in Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Aarhus University | Temporary teaching position in Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Agnes Scott College | Assistant Professor in International Relations and Women’s Studies with an interest in human rights
  • Agnes Scott College | Assistant Professor in Religion and Conflict with Regional Focus on the Middle East
  • Agnes Scott College | Assistant Professor in the History of the Modern Middle East
  • Al- Jazeera | Research Associate (Fixed Term)
  • American Councils for International Education | Resident Directors
  • American Islamic College | Professor of Islamic Studies
  • American Islamic College | Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • American University | 6 full-time, tenure-line positions in emerging powers and transnational/international security
  • American University in Cairo | Core Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows
  • American University in Cairo | One-year Position in International Relations Theory
  • American University of Beirut | Assistant Professor & Visiting Assistant Professor, Arab/Islamic Studies
  • American University of Beirut | Open Rank Faculty Position in International Affairs
  • American University of Beirut | Visiting Appointment as Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology
  • American University of Sharjah | Assistant or Associate Professor in Arabic Studies
  • American University of Sharjah | Faculty Position in Modern History of the Middle East/North Africa
  • American University of Sharjah | Faculty Positions in Arabic Studies
  • Arabian Gulf Institute | Senior Research Director Positions
  • Arabian Gulf Institute in Washington | Resident Fellow Director (3 positions) and Program Outreach & Communications Director
  • Association for the Study of Persianate Societies (ASPS) | Oman Research Fellowship
  • Ayeneh Foundation | Executive Director
  • Bates College | Lecturer, Islamic Studies
  • Bilkent University, Ankara | Full-time Position in Comparative Politics and Turkish Politics
  • Binghamton University (SUNY) | Assistant Professor of Israel Studies
  • Boston College | Muslim-Christian Dialogue and Contemporary Islam
  • Brandeis University, Crown Center for Middle East Studies | Open-rank (tenured or tenure-track) faculty position in the modern Middle East
  • British Institute of Persian Studies | Directors for Ancient & Modern Iran Programmes
  • Brock University | Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) Post-doctoral fellow
  • Brooklyn College, The City University of New York | Assistant Professor in Socio-Cultural Anthropology
  • Brown University | Historian of the Modern Middle East
  • Cardiff University | Lecturer in Islamic Studies in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion
  • Cardiff University | Lecturer in Social Science Theories and Methods in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion
  • Chapman University | Delp-Wilkinson Chair in Peace Studies & Director of the Peace Studies Program
  • Claremont McKenna College | Tenure-track Assistant professor of religious studies (Islamic Studies)
  • Claremont School of Theology | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies
  • Colby College | Faculty Fellow in Islamic History
  • College of Charleston | Assistant Professor in Arabic Language and Arabic Studies
  • College of Charleston | Visiting Assistant Professor of International Studies
  • Columbia University | Arcapita Visiting Professor (open rank)
  • Columbia University | Assistant Visiting Professor in International and Comparative Education/Middle East Studies
  • Daemen College | Assistant Professor Political Science
  • Doha Institute for Graduate Studies | Director of the Language Center
  • Doha Institute for Graduate Studies | Position Vacancies in the Legal Studies Program
  • Eckerd College | Assistant Professor of Political Science – Middle East North Africa Politics (MENA)
  • Economic Research Forum | Managing Director
  • Elon University | Distinguished Emerging Scholar Professorship in Religious Studies with a focus on Islam
  • Fairmont State University | Assistant Professor of History
  • FAU Erlangen, Germany | Professorships for Politics and Society in the Middle East and Economy and Society of the Middle East
  • Ferdowsi University of Mashhad | Postdoctoral Program
  • Franklin & Marshall College | Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in Islamic World History and/or Modern Middle East
  • Franklin & Marshall College | Visiting Assistant Professor, Islamic World History/Modern Middle East
  • Freie Universitaet Berlin | Tenured Professorship in Classical Islamic Studies
  • Freie Universität Berlin | Otto-Suhr-Institute for Political Science, Research College, Transformative Power of Europe Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Freie Universität Berlin | Professorship in Iranian Studies
  • George Mason University | Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Arabic
  • Georgetown University | Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Georgetown Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
  • Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar | Junior Research Fellow
  • Georgia College and State University | Lecturer in Non-Western Religion/Philosophy
  • Goethe-Institut Ramallah | Hikaya 1914-2014 Research Residency Program for Arab and German Historians
  • Governors State University | Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology
  • Harvard Law School | Islamic Legal Studies Visiting Fellowship Program for 2015–2016
  • Harvard University | Middle East Initiative Research Fellowship Program
  • Harvard University | Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professorship in Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society in Southeast Asia
  • Haverford College | Assistant Professor in Sociocultural Anthropology
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem | Tenure-track Position in Pre-Islamic Iranian Studies
  • Humboldt State University | Interdisciplinary Position in Middle Eastern Studies
  • Humboldt State University | Tenure-track positions in Middle Eastern Studies
  • Humboldt University | Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of History
  • Humboldt University, Berlin, Department of History | Research fellow – Medieval History of Islam/Islamic Studies
  • Indiana University | Assistant Professor in Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
  • Indiana University | Assistant Professor of Contemporary Central Asia
  • Indiana University | Modern Arabic Literature
  • Istanbul Sehir University | Assistant Professor – Faculty Position in Sociology
  • Johns Hopkins University | Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Johns Hopkins University | Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship (2 openings)
  • Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe Campus| Assistant or Associate Professor of Middle East Studies
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies | Assistant or Associate Professor of Middle East Studies – SAIS Europe Campus
  • Jordan Middlebury College | Assistant Director, School in the Middle East
  • Keene State College | Assistant Professor Political Science
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals | Assistant/Associate Professor in International Relations
  • Kuwait Program at Sciences Po (KSP) | Visiting Faculty Program 2015/2016
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) | Islamic Studies
  • Lebanese American University | Director of the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW)
  • Leibniz Universität Hannover | Research Assistant
  • Leiden University | Associate Professorship – International Political Economy, with expertise of Asia or the Middle East
  • Leiden University | Lectureship in Middle Eastern Studies
  • London School of Economics | Research Officer for “The Comparative Political Economy of the MENA Region” Resarch Programme
  • London School of Economics | Research Officer, Comparative Political Economy of the MENA Region research programme, Middle East Centre
  • London School of Economics and Political Science | Projects Coordinator – Middle East Centre
  • Lund University Center for Middle Eastern Studies | Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies
  • Miami University | Chair, Department of Global and Intercultural Studies Miami University in Ohio
  • Millsaps College | Fellowship in Religious Studies
  • National Chengchi University | Teaching Position (open rank)
  • National Defense College, Abu Dhabi, UAE | Assistant/ Associate Professor of Strategy and Security Studies
  • National University of Singapore, Middle East Institute | Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Visiting Research Fellowship, Sabbatical Fellowships
  • Naval War College | Strategic Studies/War Studies (the Greater Middle East and North Africa)
  • New York University | Assistant Professor – History of Iran and the Persianate World (16th-20th Centuries)
  • New York University | Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Clinical Assistant Professor Position
  • New York University | Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Middle Eastern and North African History
  • New York University Abu Dhabi | Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Arabic Literature
  • New York University Abu Dhabi | Research Fellowships in the Humanities
  • North Carolina State University | Post-doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Middle Eastern History
  • North Carolina State University | Postdoctoral Fellowship in Lebanese Diaspora Studies, 2015-16
  • Northern State University in South Dakota | Assistant Professor of History
  • Northwestern University | Associate Director, Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (MTS) Program
  • Oberlin College | Assistant Professor of Politics
  • Oxford University | Early Career Fellow – Islamic History, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oriental Institute
  • Pennsylvania State University | Assistant Professor of Modern Middle East Studies and Jewish History
  • Pitzer College | Assistant Professor in Arabic Language and Culture
  • Pitzer College | Assistant Professor in Arabic Language and Culture
  • Princeton University | Associate Research Scholar
  • Princeton University | Associate Research Scholar in the History of Islamic Civilization
  • Princeton University | Associate Research Scholar in the History of Islamic Civilization
  • Princeton University Library | Leader, Middle Eastern Languages Team
  • Qatar University | Assistant / Associate Professor in Philosophy
  • Qatar University | Assistant/Associate Professor in Islamic History
  • Qatar University | Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Qatar University | Lecturer in Gulf Modern History/Qatar History
  • Qatar University | Senior Policy Analyst (multiple positions)
  • Qatar University | Teaching Assistant in History
  • Rhode Island School of Design | Assistant Professor in Modern Middle Eastern History
  • Rice University | Baker Institute for Public Policy, Postdoctoral Fellow for the Middle East
  • Rice University | Postdoctoral Fellow in History of the Modern Middle East
  • Rider University | Assistant Professor – History of the Middle East and/or South Asia
  • Seattle University | Assistant Professor of Islam
  • Seattle University | Assistant Professor of Modern Middle East History
  • Seoul National University | Open Rank Faculty Position in Modern Middle Eastern Studies
  • Sewanee: The University of the South | Assistant Professorships on Global Issues (2 positions)
  • Simon Fraser University | Associate Director of the Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures
  • Skidmore College | Visiting Assistant Professor – Historian of the Middle East
  • Smith College | Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies
  • Smith College | Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies
  • Sør-Trøndelag University College | Faculty of Teacher and Interpreter Education, lecturer of pedagogy/ didactics of Religious Education focused on Islam
  • St Antony’s College, University of Oxford | Nayef Al-Rodhan Senior Research Fellowship in the International Relations of the Middle East
  • Stanford University | 2015-16 Postdoctoral Fellowship on Islam in Africa
  • Stanford University | 2015-16 Postdoctoral Fellowship on Islam in Africa
  • Stanford University | 2015-16 Postdoctoral Fellowship on Islam in Africa
  • Stanford University | Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Culture
  • SUNY Geneseo | Visiting Assistant Professors of Political Science and International Relations (Two Positions)
  • Swarthmore College | Assistant Professor of Political Science, International Relations
  • Swarthmore College | Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic
  • Syracuse University | Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellow, Comparative Politics or International Relations: Middle East
  • The American University in Cairo | Tenured, tenure track – Public Policy
  • The Bodleian Library (University of Oxford) | Bahari Visiting Fellowships in the Persian Arts of the Book
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow
  • The Foundation for Defense of Democracies | Deputy Director of Research/Director of Rapid Response Research
  • The Foundation for Defense of Democracies | Senior Fellow, Turkish Affairs
  • The Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg (HfJS) | Full Professor/Junior Professor for Israel and Middle East Studies
  • The International Institute of Islamic Thought |Residential Fellowship and Post-Doc Fellowship
  • The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity in Göttingen | Two Postdoc Positions
  • The New School | Assistant Professor in International Affairs, emphasis in economics
  • The Ohio State University | Assistant or Associate Professor in Islamic Studies
  • The Ohio State University | Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Arabic
  • The Petroleum Institute | Assistant/Associate Professor of Islamic Studies
  • The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center | Oman Research Fellowship
  • The University of Basel | Assistant Professorship in Political Sociology (Non-Tenured) with a Regional Focus on the Middle East
  • The University of Central Florida | Endowed Chair in Kurdish Political Studies
  • The University of Georgia | Assistant Professor, comparative politics
  • The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute | Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • The Wilson Center | Director, Middle East Program
  • Tufts University | Mellon Bridge Assistant Professorship – Greco-Roman and Islamic Traditions
  • U.S. Air Force Culture and Language Center | Professor of Regional and Cultural Studies
  • UCLA | Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Université Aix-Marseille | Professorship in Persian and Persian Literature
  • Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris | Full Professorship in Iranian Studies
  • University College Cork, Ireland | Senior Lecturer in the Study of Religions (Contemporary Islam)
  • University of Arizona | Director of the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies
  • University of Bergen, Norway | Full Professor/Associate Professor in Arabic Language and Culture
  • University of British Columbia | Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Architecture and Art of the Islamic World
  • University of Calgary | Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Muslim Cultures and Societies
  • University of California, Berkeley | Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in Modern Arabic Literature
  • University of California, Irvine | International Studies Lecturer
  • University of Central Oklahoma | Assistant Professor of History, Middle East/North Africa
  • University of Central Oklahoma | History, Middle East, Full-Time, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
  • University of Central Oklahoma | Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
  • University of Chester | Post-doctoral Reseacher in Islamic Studies (2 posts)
  • University of Chicago | Assistant Professor of Modern Arabic Literature Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
  • University of Chicago | Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • University of Colorado Boulder | Assistant Professor of Islam
  • University of Colorado Boulder | Assistant Professor of Pre-modern/Classical Arabic Literature and Culture
  • University of Dayton | Assistant Professor – Asian or Islamic/Arabic Philosophy
  • University of Edinburgh | Iraq Chair of Arabic & Islamic Studies
  • University of Edinburgh | Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Islamic Civilisation
  • University of Gothenburg | Postdoctor, with a focus on Governance and Local Development in Political Science
  • University of Groningen, the Netherlands | Assistant Professor, Comparative Study of Religion
  • University of Houston | Arab-American Educational Foundation Professorship in Modern Arab History
  • University of Illinois at Chicago | Senior Scholar of Modern Middle East/North Africa
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Assistant Professorship in Islamic Studies, Department of Religion
  • University of Kentucky | Assistant Professor of Arabic & Islamic Studies
  • University of London | Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • University of Louisville | Assistant Professor of Middle East Politics
  • University of Maryland | Faculty Research Assistant – Persian
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst | Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Michigan | Arab/Muslim American and Women’s Studies
  • University of Michigan | Assistant Professor Specializing in Iranian Literary and Cultural Studies
  • University of Michigan | Open Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Appointment in Arab and Muslim American Studies
  • University of Minnesota | Visiting Scholars in the Social Sciences from Arab Universities
  • University of Minnesota | Assistant Professor/Instructor in Arab Studies (Literature, Film and Culture)
  • University of Nevada Reno | Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics of the Middle East
  • University of New Hampshire | Lecturer
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Carnegie Fellowships in Support of Arab Region Social Science
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Lecturer in Turkish Language and Culture
  • University of North Georgia | Assistant Professor of Anthropology
  • University of Oklahoma | Assistant Professor, Comparative (Arabic)
  • University of Oklahoma | The Farzaneh Family Professorship in Iranian Studies
  • University of Oslo | Associate Professors in History of Religions
  • University of Oslo | Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship within the project “In 2016: How it felt to live in the Arab World five years after the ‘Arab Spring’”
  • University of Oslo, Norway | Post-Doctoral Fellowships
  • University of Pennsylvania | Assistant Professor in Religious Studies and Material/Visual Culture
  • University of Pittsburgh | Assistant Professor of Islam
  • University of Puget Sound | Visiting Assistant Professor of African History
  • University of San Francisco | Master of Arts in International Studies Tenure-Track Professor
  • University of Toledo | Tenure Track Assistant Professor, International Relations
  • University of Toronto | 2015-2016 Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Virginia | Assistant Professor – Connective Cultures in the Post-Classical Mediterranean, 4th-10th C
  • University of Virginia | Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Arabic Literature
  • University of Virginia | Visiting Faculty in Israel Studies
  • University of Washington Tacoma | Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Security Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • University of Waterloo | Definite Term Faculty Appointment, Studies in Islam and Arabic Language, Renison University College
  • University of Winnipeg | Assistant Professor – Islamic Religion and Culture (Two-year Term)
  • University Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris & Friedrich-Wilhelm University, Bonn. | Perso-Indica Post-doctoral Positions 2015-2016
  • Utrecht University | Assistant professor Islamic and Arabic Studies
  • Vanderbilt University | 2015/2016 Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Victoria University of Wellington | Lecturer in Islam
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Political Science/ International Studies Instructor
  • Virginia Tech | Assistant Professor / National Security
  • Warren Wilson College | Junior Level Faculty Position in Religious Studies and Global Studies (with focus on Islam and the contemporary Islamic world)
  • Washington University in St. Louis | Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies
  • Whitman College | Visiting One-Year Position
  • Williams College | Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pre-modern/Classical Arabic Literature
  • Williams College | Open Rank Faculty Position in Arabic Studies
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars | Middle East Program Director
  • Yale University | Director, International Outreach in Areas of Africa and the Middle East
  • Yale University | Research Associate (Middle East)
  • Yale-NUS College (Singapore) | Multiple Faculty Positions
  • Yale-NUS College | Faculty Positions in History
  • Zayed University | Faculty Position in Anthropology or History
  • Zayed University | Sultan Bin Rashid Al Dhaheri Chair in Islamic Finance