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

Below is an archived list of positions in Islamic studies starting Fall 2017, and ending July 2018.

  • Aarhus University | Assistant or Associate Professorship in the Study of Religion
  • Abu Dhabi University | Faculty in Public Relations and Advertisement
  • Al Ghurair University, Dubai | Assistant Professor in Public Relations
  • Al-Quds Bard, Palestine | Political Studies faculty
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation | Philipp Schwartz Initiative, Fellowships for Threatened Foreign Researchers
  • American University in Cairo | Specialist in Islamic Studies
  • American University of Beirut | Tenure-track assistant professor in Sociology
  • American University of Beirut | The Department of Economics – Chairperson
  • American University of Beirut Sheikh Zayid | Chair of Islamic and Arabic Studies
  • American University of Iraq | Sulaimani (AUIS), The Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS), Director of Research
  • AMIDEAST | Arabic Coordinator
  • Arab Council for the Social Sciences (Beirut) | Associate Director
  • AUB, Beirut | The Altaf S. Al Sabah Visiting Chair in Women and Societal Development Studies
  • Augustana College | One-Year Teaching Fellow Position in Islamic Studies
  • Barnard College | Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations
  • Bilkent University | Open Rank Position in International Relations
  • Boston University | Assistant Professor, Contemporary Politics and International Relations of the Middle East & North Africa
  • Bowdoin College | One-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Arabic
  • Bowdoin College | One-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Arabic
  • Brandeis University | Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Junior Research Fellow
  • Brandeis University | Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Junior Research Fellow 2018-2020
  • Brandeis University | Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Israel Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowships
  • Bridgewater State University | Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology
  • Brown University | Associate or Full Professor in the Sociocultural Anthropology of the Middle East
  • Brown University | Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies
  • Bucknell University | Josephine Hildreth Detmer & Zareen Taj Mirza Professorship in Islamic Studies
  • Carleton College | Department of Political Science, Assistant Professorship in International Relations
  • Catholic University of Louvain | Post-doctorate in Islamology
  • CEFRES-Charles University (Prague) | 2 year post-doctoral position on “Islamic Activists in Exile: Europe, Middle East and South-Asia.”
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong | Centre for the Study of Islamic Culture Postdoctoral Fellow, Islamic Studies
  • Claremont McKenna College | Assistant Professor – Middle East Politics (tenure-track)
  • Claremont McKenna College | Open-rank Faculty Position in Arabic (non-tenure track)
  • Columbia University | Arcapita Visiting Professor of Modern Arab Studies
  • Columbia University | Assistant Professor of Classical Islamic Studies
  • Columbia University | Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Award in Palestine Studies 2018-19
  • Cornell University | Assistant Professor – Islam in the Modern Middle East and North Africa (tenure-track)
  • Cornell University | Department of Government, Comparative Politics position at the rank of assistant professor
  • CUNY Baruch College | Assistant Professor – Islamic World (History)
  • Dartmouth College | Assistant Professor of History – Islamic Middle East
  • Davidson College | Two-year Visiting Position in Arab Studies
  • Denison University | Visiting Assistant Professor in Middle East/South Asian History
  • Duke University | Position in Arabic culture at the level of assistant or early associate professor
  • El Colegio de México | Center for African and Asian Studies, Full-Time Professor-Researcher, Middle East and North Africa studies program
  • Emory University | Middle East and Islamic Studies Librarian
  • Emory University Libraries | Middle East and Islamic Studies Subject Librarian
  • Forum Transregionale Studien | Five Postdoctoral Fellowship,  Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME)
  • Georgetown University | Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, American Druze Foundation Fellowship
  • Georgetown University in Qatar | Core Faculty in Arabic Language and Linguistics
  • Georgetown University in Qatar | Research Scholar – Islamic Definition of the Nuclear Family in the wake of Modern Biomedical Technology
  • Ghent University | Languages and Cultures postdoctoral research fellows in Arabic historiography
  • GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies | Director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East (IMES) in conjunction with a Professorship (W3) for Contemporary History and Politics in the Middle East
  • Gonzaga University, Washington | Assistant Professor, Modern Middle East and/or Modern Africa
  • Gulf | International Crisis Group Job Opening, Senior Analyst
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University | Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Islamic Science
  • Harvard Kennedy School | Middle East Initiative Research Fellowship Program
  • Harvard Law School | Islamic Legal Studies Program, Managing Editor
  • Harvard Law School | Islamic Legal Studies Program, Visiting Fellowships
  • Harvard University | Tenure-Track Professor in Modern Middle East History
  • Haverford College, Department of Religion, Tenure-track Faculty Position in Islamic Studies
  • Human Rights Watch | Middle East & North Africa Division, Researcher
  • Ibn Haldun University | Open Rank Faculty Positions (3) in the Department of Political Science and International Relations
  • Indiana University | Visiting Assistant Professorship in Modern Middle Eastern History
  • International Institute of Social History | Fellowships, Prince Dr Sabbar Farman-Farmaian Research Project
  • Johns Hopkins University | SAIS Warren Weinstein Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies (with a focus on Iran)
  • Kalamazoo College | Assistant Professor of Medieval/Early Modern Mediterranean History
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals | Assistant/Associate Professor
  • King’s College London | Department of Middle Eastern Studies, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Koç University | History of the Middle East (Non-Turkish)/Arab World and/or Iran
  • KU Leuven | Assistant Professor in Arabic and Islam Studies
  • Lancaster University | Lecturer in Middle East and North African Studies
  • Lehigh University | Assistant Professor of Islamic World History | Department of History and the Center for Global Islamic Studies
  • Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) | Postdoctoral research position
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies | University Lectureship in modern Turkish history and culture (1.0 FTE).
  • London School of Economics | Middle East Centre, Research Officer, Kuwait Programme
  • Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP), Executive Director/Editor
  • National Cheng-Chi University | Full-time Faculty Position in Arabic Linguistics, Arabic Culture or Relevant Fields
  • National Chengchi University | Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor in Turkish, Turkology or Related Fields
  • Nazarbayev University | Assistant Professor of Turkic Studies
  • New York University | Assistant Professor in Ottoman History
  • New York University | Associate Director of the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies
  • New York University | The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Faculty Fellow
  • New York University-Abu Dhabi | Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, Arab Crossroads Program – Open Rank 
  • Northwestern University | Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Turkish Studies
  • Ohio State University | Post-Doctoral Researcher, The Global Mediterranean
  • Oregon State University | Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion
  • Oxford College | Emory University, Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies (tenure-track)
  • Portland State University | Assistant Professor for International and Global Studies
  • Princeton University | Arab Barometer, Senior Research Specialist I
  • Princeton University | Lecturer on Modern Iran
  • Princeton University | Tenured Position in Modern Iranian Studies
  • Qatar Museums Curator for 2019 (EMU) Project
  • Qatar Museums Curator for Central Asia & Iran
  • Qatar Museums Curator for Turkey & Central Islamic Lands
  • Qatar University | Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Research Assistant/Associate
  • Qatar University | Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Senior Policy Analyst
  • Queens College, CUNY | Assistant Professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Queens College, CUNY | Assistant Professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Reed College | History – Visiting Assistant Professor of African, Middle Eastern, or South Asian History
  • Rice University | Baker Institute for Public Policy and Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance | Zwan Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Rice University | Baker Institute for Public Policy and Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance, Zwan Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Rice University | One-year Post-doctoral Fellowship in Modern Middle East History
  • Royal Ontario Museum, Curator | Islamic Art & Culture
  • Rutgers University | Three-year Postdoctoral Assistant Professorship in Middle East Studies (Humanities or Social Sciences)
  • Sacramento State University | Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics
  • San Diego State University | Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor of Arabic
  • San Diego State University | Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor of Arabic
  • Sciences Po | Professor of history of contemporary Maghreb
  • Sciences Po, Kuwait | Visiting Faculty 2017-2018
  • Seton Hall University | Assistant Professor School of Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Seton Hall University | School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • St. Olaf College | Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Stanford University | Assistant- or Associate-Level Faculty Position in Islam and the Arts
  • Stanford University | Assistant- or Associate-Level Faculty Position in Law and Legal Institutions in Muslim Societies
  • Stanford University | Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Persian Studies, Zahedi Family Fellowship
  • Stanford University | Open Rank Faculty Position in Anthropology of Islam and Muslim Societies
  • Stanford University | Open Rank Faculty Position in Islamic Studies (tenure-track or tenured)
  • Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center | Research Fellowship Program
  • Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, Research Fellowship in Oman
  • Tel Aviv University | Faculty of Law, Postdoctoral Fellowship — Water Law in Mandate Palestine
  • Tel-Aviv University, Israel | Senior Academic Position in Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • The American University in Cairo | POLS Comparative Politics/Methods
  • The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies ( BGSMCS ) | 2 Postdoc Fellowships for 12 Months
  • Tokyo International University | Tenured or tenure-track faculty position in International Relations (professor, associate professor or lecturer)
  • Towson University | Visiting Assistant Professor in the History of Islam/History of the Modern Middle East
  • United States Military Academy | Assistant Professor, Middle East History
  • Universität Duisburg-Essen | Forum Transregionale Studien | Two-year Fellowships for Scholars
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa | Associate/Full Professor, Middle Eastern Culture and Islamic Religious Studies
  • University of Arkansas – Little Rock | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History
  • University of Arkansas | Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics of the Middle East
  • University of Birmingham | Department of Theology and Religion, Post-doctoral Research Fellow
  • University of Birmingham | Research Fellow on transnational Twelver Shiism
  • University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) | Assistant Professor, Persianate Islamic Cultures of South Asia 
  • University of California – Santa Cruz | Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Non-Western Political and Legal Thought
  • University of California | Los Angeles Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies (tenure-track)
  • University of California Berkeley | Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Modern Middle East/Arab World – Department of History
  • University of California-Irvine | Elahe Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History and Archeology of Ancient Iran
  • University of California, Irvine | Program in International Studies – Lecturers
  • University of California, San Diego | Assistant Professor (tenure-track)- Critical Muslim Studies
  • University of Cambridge, UK | University Lectureship in the Eastern Islamic World and Persian-speaking Lands
  • University of Chester | Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies
  • University of Chicago | Senior Scholar of Ancient Iranian Studies
  • University of Colorado Boulder | Assistant Professor in Israel/Palestine Studies (with specialized training in history)
  • University of Colorado Boulder | Assistant Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
  • University of Edinburgh | Career Development Fellow in International Relations/Politics of the Middle East
  • University of Exeter | Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociology/Anthropology of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula
  • University of Exeter | Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • University of Exeter | Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Gulf Studies
  • University of Gothenburg | Sweden, Researcher at the Program on Governance and Local Development
  • University of Göttingen | Social Science Research Council, Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections, & Global Summer Semester Residency
  • University of Gottingen | Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections & Global Summer Semester Residency
  • University of Groningen | Anthropologist of Contemporary Islam
  • University of Helsinki | University Lecturer in Islamic Theology
  • University of Lausanne (UNIL) | Full Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure-track to Associate Professor) in Social and cultural history of Islam and Islamic worlds
  • University of Lausanne | Professor in Social and cultural history of Islam and Islamic worlds
  • University of Michigan | Institute for Social Research, Center for Political Studies Outreach Associate
  • University of Michigan | James A. Bellamy Professorship in Pre-Modern Arabic Culture (tenure-track asst. prof. or tenured assoc. prof.)
  • University of Minnesota | Assistant Professor – Study of Muslims/Islam in North America (tenure-track)
  • University of Münster | Professor in the Social Sciences to study Islam in Europe in the 20th and 21st centuries
  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington | Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Specializing in MENA
  • University of Oxford | Faculty of Oriental Studies Departmental Lecturer, Modern Iranian History
  • University of Pennsylvania | Assistant Professor in Ottoman 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 Southern California | Post-doctoral Fellowship in Middle East Studies
  • University of St. Andrews | Senior Lectureship or Readership in Arabic
  • University of St. Thomas | Tenure-Track Faculty: Modern Muslim World/Middle East Historian
  • University of Texas at Austin | Advanced Associate/Full Professor in Ottoman History
  • University of Texas at Austin | Associate or Full Professor of Arabic Studies
  • University of Toronto | St. George, History Contemporary International History – Asian or Middle Eastern Transnational
  • University of Virginia | Non-Tenure Track Instructional Position in Contemporary Arabic Literature, Spring 2018
  • Utrecht University | Two Postdoc positions in the Research Program “The Senses of Islam: A Cultural History of perception in the Muslim World”
  • Victoria and Albert Museum | Iran Heritage Foundation Curator for the Iranian Collection
  • Virginia Military Institute | Assistant Professor of Arabic
  • Wake Forest University | Assistant Professor of Religious Studies: Islamic Studies
  • Washington and Lee University | Arabic Language and Literature Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Washington and Lee University | Assistant Professorship (tenure-track) in Mediterranean History, 500-1500 C.E.
  • Yale University | MacMillan Center, Post-doctoral Fellowship in Middle East Studies