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

Below is an archived list of positions in Islamic studies starting Fall 2016, and ending July 2017.

  • Al Akhawayn University | Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment (HCC) Scholar-in-residence program
  • American University in Cairo | Assistant or Associate Professor – International Relations
  • American University in Cairo | Assistant or Associate Professor in International Relations
  • American University in Cairo | Core Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows Fall 2017
  • American University in Cairo | Position in Socio-Cultural Anthropology (full-time, tenure-track)
  • American University in Cairo | Tenure-track position, Sociology
  • American University of Beirut | Faculty position in Media Studies
  • American University of Beirut | Visiting Appointment as The Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology
  • American University of Beirut | Visiting Professor in the field of sociology (Mary Fox Whittlesey Visiting Professorship)
  • American University of Kuwait | Faculty Openings AY2017-2018
  • Antalya International University | Open Rank Positions in Political Science and International Relations
  • Barnard College | Asian & Middle Eastern Cultures Open Rank, Middle East
  • Bates College | Visiting Position in Comparative Politics (focus on Middle East)
  • Ben Gurion University of the Negev | Historian of the Modern Middle East (tenure-track)
  • Bilkent University | Department of International Relations Multiple Open Rank Positions in International Relations
  • Bipartisan Policy Center | Senior Policy Analyst, National Security Project
  • Bowdoin College | Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Middle Eastern or North African History
  • Brandeis University | Assistant Professor in Classical Islam (tenure-track)
  • Brandeis University | Crown Center for Middle East Studies Junior Scholar Fellowship
  • Brandeis University | Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty, Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic Studies
  • Brandeis Unviersity, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies | Post-Doctoral Fellowships
  • Bridgewater State University | Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Global Languages and Literatures
  • Brooking Doha Center and Qatar University | Joint Visiting Fellowship
  • Brookings Doha Center | Director of Research and Fellow
  • Brookings Doha Center | Visiting Fellow
  • Brown University | Post-doctoral Research Associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies
  • Brown University | Visiting Assistant Professor in Middle East Studies (MES)
  • Brown University | Visiting Assistant/Associate Professorship in modern Iranian Studies
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern / North African History
  • California State University, Fresno | Assistant Professor – Middle East Studies Program, Department of Philosophy
  • California State University, Fresno | Assistant Professor in Religious Studies
  • California State University, Sacramento | Middle Eastern History
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | Research Fellow, Middle East Program
  • Central European University | Assistant Professor, International Relations
  • Central European University | Religious Studies Two 2-year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships
  • Centre College | Assistant Professor of International Studies
  • College of William and Mary | Lecturer of Arabic Studies
  • Columbia University | Arcapita Visiting Professorship of Modern Arab Studies
  • Columbia University | Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Ottoman History
  • Czech Academy of Sciences | Oriental Institute, 3 year research position on modern Iran
  • Deakin University | Associate Research Fellow in Islamic Studies and Intercultural Dialogue
  • Durham University | Sir William Luce Fellowship
  • Emory University Libraries | Middle East and Islamic Studies Subject Librarian
  • Florida State University | Assistant Professor in the History of the Islamic World
  • Forum Transregionale Studien and the Irmgard Coninx Foundation | Up to 6 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Berlin for 2017/18
  • Franklin & Marshall College | Assistant Professor or Instructor in the History of the Islamic World/Middle East (tenure-track)
  • Franklin & Marshall College | One-Year Visiting Position, Modern Middle East
  • Furman University | Open Rank Appointment in Comparative Politics (tenure-track)
  • Gallaudet University | Assistant Professor of History
  • Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies | American Druze Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Druze and Arab Studies
  • Georgetown University in Qatar | Dean
  • Georgetown University in Qatar | Research Scholar: Islamic Definition of the Nuclear Family in the Wake of Modern Biomedical Technology
  • Georgia Institute of Technology | Associate Professor of Arabic
  • Ghent University | Tenure Track position in society & culture of the modern and contemporary Middle East
  • GIGA German Institute fo Global and Area Studies | Post-doctoral Research Fellow / Political economy
  • GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies | Post-doctoral Research Fellow / Global governance
  • Grand Valley State University | Assistant Professor in Global Studies
  • Griffith University | Lecturer, Study of Islam and Society
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University | Assistant/Associate Professor in Islamic Finance
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University | Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in Islamic Studies
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University | Faculty positions in Islamic Finance and Economy, College of Islamic Studies
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University | Professor in Qur’anic Studies
  • Hartford Seminary | Imam Ali Chair for Shi‘i Studies and Dialogue Among Islamic Legal Schools
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education | Associate Director, Middle East Professional Learning Initiative
  • Harvard Law School | Islamic Legal Studies Program: Visiting Fellowships in Law and Social Change
  • Harvard University | Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, The Iran Project, Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships
  • Harvard University | Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professorship in Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society in Southeast AS
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem | Position in Modern Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (tenure-track)
  • Human Rights Watch, NYC | Associate, Middle East and North Africa
  • International Institute of Islamic Thought | Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • International Institute of Islamic Thought, Residential Fellowship
  • International Institute of Social History | Fellowships Prince Dr Sabbar Farman-Farmaian Research Project
  • Iowa State University | Open Rank Position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) with Specialty in Islam (first priority) or East Asian Religions
  • Ithaca College | Assistant Professor in Religious Studies
  • Jewish Museum Berlin | Postdoctoral Fellowship, Jewish-Islamic Forum
  • Kenyon College | Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia | Assistant/Associate Professor – International Relations
  • King’s College London | Lecturer in the History of the Modern Middle East
  • King’s College London | Teaching Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies | University Lectureship in International Relations of the Arab World
  • Leiden University | University Lectureship in International Relations of Modern Iran
  • Leiden University | University Lectureship in Islamic History (before 1500)
  • Leiden University Institute for Area Studies | Lectureship in Middle Eastern Studies
  • London School of Economics | Middle East Centre, Kuwait Programme Short-Term Visiting Research Fellowships
  • London School of Economics and Political Science | Kuwait Programme Short-Term Visiting Research Fellowship 2017
  • Mardin Artuklu University | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
  • Maryland Institute College of Art | Full-time Faculty, Islamic Thought and Culture
  • Miami University | Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics or International Relations
  • National University of Singapore | Middle East Institute – Tenured Associate or Full Professor in the Political Economy of the Middle East
  • Nazarbayev University | Faculty position (open rank) in Religious Studies, with a specialty in Western Christianity or Islamic Studies
  • North Carolina State University | Post-Doctoral Teaching Scholar in the History of the Modern Middle East
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) | Postdoc position in the study of religion in the Middle East
  • NYU Abu Dhabi | Humanities Research Fellowship Program
  • Oberlin College | Art History Assistant Professor of Art / Architecture of the Islamic World
  • Ohio State University | M.S. Sofica Chair in Arabic Studies
  • Orient-Institut Beirut | Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2017/18, Lebanon
  • Oxford Analytica | Middle East Analyst
  • Pomona College | Assistant Professor in Medieval Mediterranean/Islamic Art History (tenure-track)
  • Pomona College | Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Medieval Mediterranean/Islamic Art History
  • Princeton University | Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia, 2017-18 Postdoc (or more senior researcher): Political economy of the Gulf and its relations with East Asia
  • Qatar University | Research Professor in Social Sciences
  • Qatar University | Social and Economic Survey Research Institute – Assistant/Associate Research Professor
  • Qatar University | Social and Economic Survey Research Institute – Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Qatar University | The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute Senior Policy Analyst
  • Rhode Island College | Assistant Professor, Middle Eastern History/ Political Science tenure-track position
  • Rowan University | 3/4 Time Position, Ottoman History or Modern Middle East
  • San Francisco State University | Neda Nobari Distinguished Chair and Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies
  • Senior Research Fellow / Research Fellow | GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies – Hamburg
  • SQCC | Oman Research Fellowship
  • Stanford University | 2017-19 Postdoctoral Fellowship on Islam in North America
  • Stanford University | Hoover Institution, Curator of the Middle Eastern and North African Collection
  • Stanford University | Open Rank Faculty Position in Islamic Studies (tenure-track or tenured)
  • Stanford University | The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies & The Mediterranean Studies Forum, Associate Director
  • Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies | Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Middle Eastern and North African Studies
  • Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center | Oman Research Fellowship
  • Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, Research Fellowship in Oman
  • Swedish Institute of International Affairs | Researchers
  • Tufts University | Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track) in Middle Eastern History
  • Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga/Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University | Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Université de Fribourg | Professeur-e associé-e en Etudes Islamiques
  • University of Aberdeen | Lecturer in Islam in South East Asia
  • University of Arizona | Assistant Professor of Persian and Iranian Studies
  • University of Bergen | Associate Professor in the Study of Religions with a specialization in Islam
  • University of Bristol | Lecturer in Politics/International Relations
  • University of Calgary | Instructor | Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures (tenure-track)
  • University of California, Berkeley | Daryabari Professor of Iranian Studies
  • University of California, Berkeley | Middle Eastern and Near Eastern Librarian/Research Specialist
  • University of California, Los Angeles | Assistant Professor – Arts of the Islamic World (tenure-track)
  • University of Cambridge | His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Professorship of Modern Arabic Studies
  • University of Edinburgh | Lecturer in Muslims in Europe
  • University of Exeter | Al-Qasimi Chair (Professor/Associate Professor) in Gulf Studies and Director of the Centre for Gulf Studies
  • University of Exeter | Centre for Gulf Studies, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in History of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula
  • University of Ghent Assistant | Professor in Social and Cultural History or Anthropology of the Middle East
  • University of Göttingen | Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections & Global Summer Semester Residency
  • University of Graz | Centre for Southeast European Studies, two-year Post-Doc position with a regional focus on Turkey and Southeast Europe
  • University of Graz | Research Fellowship on Turkey at the Centre for Southeast European Studies
  • University of Helsinki | 3 Postdoc­toral re­search­ers, De­part­ment of So­cial Re­search, So­cial and Cul­tural An­thro­po­logy
  • University of Leuven, Belgium | Open Rank Professorship in the Field of Politics, Culture and Society of the Contemporary Middle East
  • University of London | Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics of the Middle East SOAS
  • University of Maryland | Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Digital Humanities
  • University of Massachusetts | Assistant Professor, Modern Middle Eastern History
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst | Assistant Professor in Modern Middle Eastern History (tenure-track)
  • University of Michigan | Faculty Appointment in Muslim American Studies (open-rank, tenure-track)
  • University of Minnesota Religious Studies Program | Two Tenure-Track Positions
  • University of Oklahoma | Farzaneh Family Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature (tenure-track)
  • University of Oxford | Faculty of Oriental Studies | Associate Professor of Ottoman History
  • University of Oxford | Faculty of Oriental Studies Lecturer, Islamic Art and Architecture
  • University of Oxford | Faculty of Oriental Studies with St. Cross College, Associate Professor of Islamic History
  • University of Pennsylvania | Assistant Professor in Ottoman History
  • University of Pennsylvania | Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, 2018–2019 Post-Doctoral Fellowship:“Jewish Life in Modern Islamic Contexts”
  • University of Pittsburgh, Global Studies Center | Visiting Professorship in Contemporary International Issues
  • University of Southern California | Assistant Professor of Religion in Islamic Studies
  • University of Vienna | University Professor of Turkish Studies
  • University of Vienna | Visiting professor migration politics for researcher at risk
  • University of West Georgia | Assistant Professor in the History of the Middle East or Islamic World, open field (tenure-track)
  • Valparaiso University | Visiting Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations
  • Wagner College | History Visiting Assistant Professor of History
  • Washington and Lee University | Arabic Language and Literature Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Willamette University | Assistant Professor of History
  • Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control | Iran Watch Editor
  • Wofford College | Assistant Professor of Arabic (tenure-track)
  • Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration | Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Racialization of Islam
  • Yale Law School | Abdallah S. Kamel Center for the Study of Islamic Law and Civilization – 2017-18 Fellowship
  • Yale University | Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Iranian Studies in the Council for Middle East Studies at The MacMillan Center