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

Below is an archived list of positions in Islamic studies starting Fall 2015, and ending July 2016.

  • Agnes Scott College | Assistant Professor – History of the Modern Middle East (tenure-track)
  • Al Sharq Forum | Five HQ openings
  • American Islamic College | President
  • American Islamic College | Professor of Islamic Studies (open rank)
  • American Theological Library Association | Metadata Analyst
  • American University | Full-Time Term Faculty Position: Arab World Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • American University | Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation Chair in Islamic Peace
  • American University in Cairo | Director, Middle East Studies Center (MESC)
  • American University in Cairo | One-year Law Visiting Faculty, Comparative Law and Islamic Law
  • American University of Beirut | Assistant Professor – International or Comparative Politics
  • American University of Beirut | Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Media Studies
  • American University of Sharjah (UAE) | Provost
  • Arab Council for the Social Sciences | Post-Doctoral Fellowships Program
  • Arab Council for the Social Sciences | Senior Program Manager
  • Ashoka University | Tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Medieval and Persianate World
  • Ball State University | Assistant Professor – Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Barnard College | Teacher-Scholar in Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilization (open rank)
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | Tenure-Track Faculty Position in African Studies and Middle East Studies
  • Binghamton University, SUNY | Assistant Professor of Ottoman History (tenure-track)
  • Boston College | Non-Tenure-Track Position in Islamic Political Thought & Islamic Studies
  • Brookings Doha Center | Research Assistant, BDC Foreign Policy
  • Brown University | Aga Khan Chair in Islamic Humanities
  • Brown University | Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Brown University | Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Modern Arabic Literature (tenure-track)
  • Brown University | Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Palestinian Studies
  • Brown University | Professor of Sociology (Tenured, Senior Appointment)
  • Bryn Mawr College | Assistant Professor, Political Science Department
  • Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, Lebanon | Director
  • Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research, Ihsan Dogramaci Peace Foundation | Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  • Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy | Program Officer for Tunisia and North Africa
  • Christopher Newport University | Assistant Professor of History (Middle East and North Africa)
  • College of Charleston | Assistant Professor of International Studies
  • College of William and Mary | Assistant Professor of Middle East and/or Asian Studies
  • Columbia University | Arcapita Visiting Professor (open rank)
  • Columbus State University | Assistant Professor of History
  • Dartmouth College | Assistant Professor, Arabic Language and Literature
  • Dartmouth College | Open Rank, Middle East Studies
  • Denison University | Assistant Professor of History (Middle East/Islamic World History)
  • Denison University | Middle East/Islamic World History
  • Duke University | Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, History of the Islamic World/Muslim World
  • Duke University | Middle East & Islamic Studies Librarian
  • Duke University Middle East Studies Center | Program Coordinator
  • Durham Tech | Instructor Position: Middle East Cultures Course (Fall 2016)
  • Elon University | Assistant Professor of Political Science (Middle East Politics) Tenure-Track
  • Forum Transregionale Studien | 5 Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) | W3 Professorship for Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East
  • Fulbright Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Furman University | Assistant Professor History
  • Georg-August University of Göttingen | 2-year postdoc position on Islamic law and gender
  • Georg-August-University of Göttingen | Post-Doctoral Research Assistant
  • George Washington University | Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Studies
  • Georgetown University | American Druze Foundation Post-Doc Opportunity
  • Georgetown University | Assistant Professor of Arabic Linguistics (tenure-track)
  • Georgia Southern University | Limited-Term Assistant Professor of International Studies
  • Global Challenges Fellowship Program | Junior and Senior Fellowships 2016-17
  • Hamad bin Khalifa University | Dean, Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies
  • Hamilton College | Assistant Professor of Government (Middle East Politics)
  • Hamilton College | Assistant Professor, Politics of the Middle East
  • Hartford Seminary | Luce Professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations
  • Harvard University | 2016-2017 Middle East Research Fellowship Program at Harvard Kennedy School
  • Harvard University | Islamic Legal Studies Program, Visiting Fellowships for 2016-2017
  • Harvard University | Post Doc Fellowship, Digital Library of the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Haverford College | Assistant Professor in Sociocultural Anthropology
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem | Tenured and Tenure-Track Positions in Arabic Language and Literature
  • Hope College | Assistant Professor in Pre-1900 World History (tenure-track)
  • Institute of Iranian Studies, Vienna | Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
  • International Institute of Islamic Thought | Post-Doc Fellowship
  • Islamic World Relations (IWR) | Research Assistant
  • Johns Hopkins University | Jeffrey H. Aronson Chair in Middle East Politics
  • Kansas State University | Assistant Professor in the History of the Modern Middle East/North Africa
  • Khalifa University | Faculty of Civil and International Security
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals | Assistant or Associate Professor in International Relations
  • Leiden University | Associate or Full Professorship in Global Political Economy, with Asia/Middle East Focus
  • Leiden University | Three fulltime university lectureships in humanities-based International Relations
  • Leiden University | University Lectureship in Arabic Literature and Culture
  • Leiden University | University Lectureship in Ottoman History and Culture
  • Lewis & Clark College | History Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern African and/or Middle East Studies
  • London School of Economics | Research Officer, Climate Change in GCC States, Middle East Centre
  • London School of Economics and Political Science | Research Officer – Fields of Media and Communications, Sociology, Middle East Studies or Cultural Studies
  • London School of Economics, Middle East Centre, Research Officer – Historical Sociology of the Middle East
  • Loyola University Chicago | Assistant Professor (Comparative Politics and Middle East)
  • Loyola University Chicago | Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • LSE Kuwait Programme | Short-Term Visiting Research Fellowship 2016
  • Manhattan College | Assistant Professor – African or Middle Eastern History
  • Maulana Azad National Urdu University | ASPS/MANUU Visiting Scholar Fellowship
  • McGill University | Assistant Professor, Ottoman and Turkish Studies
  • Middle East Higher Education Support Program, London or Amman | Program Officer
  • Middlebury College | Assistant Professor of Arabic (tenure-track)
  • Middlebury College | Associate Professor and Director, School in Morocco
  • Missouri State University | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History
  • Murray State University | Assistant Professor, Modern Middle East
  • National Defense College | Assistant/Associate/Professor of Strategic Security Studies
  • National University of Singapore, Middle East Institute | 2016 Post-doctoral, Visiting Research and Sabbatical Fellowships
  • Naval Postgraduate School, California | Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the history, politics, or security of the Middle East
  • Naval War College | Open Rank, International Security – Greater Middle East
  • New York University | Assistant Professor of Islamic Law and Society
  • New York University | Faculty Fellow, The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies
  • New York University | Tenured or Tenure-Track (any level) for Arab Crossroads Program
  • New York University Abu Dhabi | Political Scientist
  • Northwestern University | Assistant Professor in Iranian or Turkish Studies
  • Northwestern University | Associate/Full Professor, Islam in African Societies
  • Northwestern University | Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Turkish Studies
  • Northwestern University | The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016-2018
  • Notre Dame University Louaize | Assistant Professor
  • Ohio State University | M.S. Sofia Chair in Arabic Studies
  • Ohio State University | Post Doctoral Fellowship in the Late Ancient Near East (200-900 AD)
  • Ozyegin University (Istanbul, Turkey) | Assistant Professor and Associate/Full Professor
  • Prince Dr Sabbar Farman-Farmaian Research Project | Fellowships
  • Princeton University | History of Medieval Iran
  • Princeton University | Postdoctoral Positions, Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies
  • Princeton University | Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Princeton University | Postdoctoral/Senior Researcher – Religion and Violence in the Middle East
  • Qatar Foundation | Program Manager – Social and Humanities Sciences
  • Qatar University | Assistant/Associate Professor in Islamic History
  • Qatar University | Associate Professor of Literature and Culture in the Gulf
  • Qatar University | Associate Researcher in Social Science
  • Qatar University | Professor/Associate Professor in Modern Gulf History
  • Qatar University | Social and Economic Survey Research Institute Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
  • Qatar University | Social and Economic Survey Research Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum | W3-Professorship in Oriental Studies (Arabic and Islamic Studies)
  • San Diego State University | Assistant/Associate Professor: Religion and Society
  • School of Oriental and African Studies | History Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the History of the Modern Middle East
  • Sciences Po | Kuwait Chair in Middle Eastern Studies (two-year position)
  • Sciences Po | Kuwait Visiting Faculty (one-semester position)
  • Simon Fraser University | Comparative Muslim Societies and Cultures Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
  • Social Sciences University of Ankara, Turkey | Assistant Professor of Social Sciences
  • Stanford University, Hoover Institution | Curator of the Middle Eastern and North African Collection (Librarian 3)
  • State University of New York, Old Westbury | Lecturer in History of the Middle East and North Africa
  • Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center | Oman Research Fellowship
  • Swarthmore College | Modern Middle Eastern History (Tenure-Track)
  • Sweet Briar College | Assistant or Associate Professor of International Affairs
  • Tel-Aviv University | Senior Academic Position in Middle Eastern History of the 20th Century
  • The University of Chicago | Managing Dir. Afghan Heritage Mapping Project
  • Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship | InterAsian Contexts and Connections
  • Trinity College | Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies (Tenure-Track)
  • Tufts University | Mellon Bridge Assistant Professorship in Comparative Literature with a focus on Arabic literary, film, and/or visual studies (tenure-track)
  • U.S. Consulate General, Dubai | Public Affairs Assistant
  • U.S. Naval War College | Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Naval Warfare Analyst – Greater Middle East
  • UNC Library | Assistant to the Curator of the Diba Collection/Middle East and African Studies Librarian
  • UNESCO | Project Officer, Beirut
  • Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle | Full Professorship in Iranian Studies
  • University of Antwerp | Department of History Lecturer, Modern History of the Islamic World
  • University of Arizona | Assistant Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Arizona | Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies of the Middle East and North Africa
  • University of Bristol | Lectureship in the History of the Middle East and/or the Islamic World
  • University of British Columbia | Assistant Professor without Review in Islamic studies
  • University of California, Berkeley | Vice Chair, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Chester | Post-Doctoral Researcher in Islamic Studies
  • University of Chicago, Divinity School | Assistant Professor of Qur’anic Studies
  • University of Cologne Institute of Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian Studies | Professor for Iranian Studies
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark | Associate Professorship in Cross-Cultural Studies with specialization in Modern Iran and Central Asia
  • University of Edinburgh | Lecturer in International Relations
  • University of Edinburgh | Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Islamic Studies
  • University of Exeter | Al-Qasimi Chairs in Arabic (one position) and Islamic Studies
  • University of Exeter | Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies with reference to the Middle East and Islam
  • University of Exeter | Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences with reference to the Middle East
  • University of Exeter | Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Gulf Studies
  • University of Freiburg, Breisgau, Germany | Professor of Islamic Studies with a Focus on Central Asia
  • University of London | Postdoctoral Researcher, Near and Middle East Department
  • University of Nevada, Reno | Assistant Professor, History of the Middle East and Security Studies
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Assistant Professor in Persian Studies (tenure-track)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Carnegie Fellowships in Support of Arab Region Social Science
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track)
  • University of Notre Dame | Assistant Professor of Arabic (tenure-track)
  • University of Oklahoma | Assistant Professor of Arabic (tenure-track)
  • University of Oslo | Associate Professor in Modern Arabic Language and Culture
  • University of Oslo | Associate Professor in Modern Iran: History, Society and Politics
  • University of Oxford | Faculty of Oriental Studies I.M. Pei Professorship in Islamic Art and Architecture
  • University of Pennsylvania | Assistant Professor in Persian Literature
  • University of Pennsylvania | Assistant Professor in Persian Literature (tenure-track)
  • University of Pittsburgh | Assistant Professor in International Relations
  • University of Pittsburgh | Visiting Professorship in Contemporary International Issues – Middle East
  • University of Pittsburgh | Visiting Professorship in Contemporary International Issues – Middle East
  • University of San Francisco | Assistant Professor in Global Inequalities, Tenure-Track Position
  • University of St Andrews | Lectureship in Iranian Islamic Art History
  • University of St. Thomas | Theology Faculty and Co-Director, Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center
  • University of Texas | Library Specialist for Middle Eastern Materials
  • University of Texas at Austin | Senior Library Specialist for Middle Eastern Materials
  • University of the South | International and Global Studies Program Visiting Assistant Professor
  • University of Toronto | Assistant Professor – Islam and Modernity
  • University of Virginia | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and/or South Asian Film
  • University of Virginia | Assistant Professor, Middle Eastern and/or South Asian Cinema
  • Vassar College | Assistant Professor Specializing in Islam (tenure-track)
  • Vienna School of International Studies (Diplomatische Akademie Wien) | Postdoctoral Fellow in International Relations
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies (tenure-eligible)
  • Washington University in St. Louis | Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
  • Western Sydney University | Career Development Fellowship – Sociology of Islam in Australia, School of Social Sciences and Psychology
  • Women’s College, Sharjah, UAE | Founding President
  • Yale University | Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies
  • Yale University | Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track)
  • Yale University | Senior Scholar(s) in Fields Traditionally Associated with the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
  • Zayed University | Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Political Economy
  • Zayed University | Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Political Science/ International Relations