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

Below is an archived list of positions in Islamic studies starting Fall 2020, and ending July 2021.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Assistant Professor and Kenan Rifai Fellow in Islamic Studies


  • Aarhus University | Postdoctoral fellowships (fixed-term contracts): Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet)
  • Academy in Exile | 8 fellowships in Berlin and Essen
  • Afro-Middle East Centre (Johannesburg) | Junior Researcher/Researcher Vacancy
  • American University in Cairo | Assistant Professor of Anthropology
  • American University is Cairo | Full time faculty position in Anthropology Fall 2021
  • Bard College | Full-Time, Tenure Track, Faculty in Art History and Visual Culture (Open Field)
  • Brown University | Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies
  • City University of New York | Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center
  • Department of Anthropology and the Middle East and Muslim Societies Cluster
  • ETHNICGOODS | Project: 3-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Political Science/Sociology/Development Studies
  • EuroMed Rights | Research consultancy on the role, spread and impact of GONGOs in the Euro-Mediterranean region
  • FONDAZIONE PER LE SCIENZE RELIGIOSE E BANCA D’ITALIA (FSCIRE), Bologna | Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research on “The ribā in Classical Islamic Thought: Theology, Economic Thought and Practices”
  • Forum Transregionale Studien (EUME) | up to five postdoctoral fellowships for the research program Europe in the Middle East–The Middle East in Europe (EUME)
  • Foundation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences | Postdoctoral Fellowship in The Social Sciences and Humanities for Arab Citizens in France
  • Furman University | Assistant/Associate/Professor of History
  • Georgetown University | American Druze Foundation Fellowship, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
  • Georgetown University | Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa
  • Harvard Kennedy School | Middle East Initiative Research Fellowship Program
  • Harvard Law School | Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, Visiting Fellowships for 2021-2022
  • ING | Education Director
  • Johns Hopkins University | Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) in History of Medicine
  • Kadir Has University | Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Staging National Abjection: Theatre and Politics in Turkey and Its Diasporas
  • King’s College London | Lecturer in Middle East and Global Affairs
  • Loyola University – Maryland | Lecturer in Middle Eastern and North African History
  • Lund University | Professor of Islamic studies
  • Michigan State University | Bennett-Vallès Professorship in Art History
  • Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Professor in Sociology | open rank
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore | Postdoctoral Research Fellow for project titled “Does Citizenship Matter? Interrogating second-generation immigrant incorporation in Singapore and Qatar”
  • New York University | Abu Dhabi: Tenured/Tenure Track Open Rank Faculty Position in Gender in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia
  • New York University Abu Dhabi | Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World
  • New York University Abu Dhabi | Professor in Political Science
  • Northern Arizona University | Islamic World & Global History, Lecturer 
  • Northumbria University | Post-Doctoral Research Assistants in History of East Asia or the Islamic World
  • Norwich University | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Non-western History
  • Oberlin College | Visiting Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History
  • Ozyegin University | Assistant Professor Position in Sociology
  • Princeton University | Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran/Persian Gulf Study, Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Qatar University | Assistant / Associate / Professor of Social Sciences, with expertise on the Gulf*
  • Qatar University | Associate Professor in Economics of the Gulf
  • Radboud University | Assistant Professor of Conflict Studies
  • Radboud University | Assistant Professor of Islamic Traditions and Contemporary Politics
  • Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung | Postdoctoral Fellowships, Authoritarianism and Global Capitalism: Emancipatory Counter-Strategies in and from the Middle East
  • Simon Fraser University | Assistant Professor in International Studies, including scholars with expertise in the Middle East
  • SOAS University of London | Lecturer in the History of the Middle East
  • Suffolk University | Assistant Professor, Africa and/or Middle East with Public History focus
  • Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, Muscat | Fellowships for Research about Oman
  • The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa and / or Asia
  • Tulane University | Visiting Assistant Professor of Islamic/Middle Eastern History
  • Universität Hamburg | Postdoctoral Research Associate for the project “Social Contexts of Rebellion in the Early Islamic Period”
  • Universities of Bamberg and Erlangen-Nuremberg | One-Year Visiting Professor for Cultural Studies of the Middle East
  • University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies | Assistant Director, Outreach (Community Outreach Professional III)
  • University of Bern | Tenure-track position in Middle Eastern studies with a focus on social anthropology, social science, or political science
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, History of the Modern Middle East (Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track)
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Sociocultural Anthropology (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)
  • University of California, Berkeley | Temporary Instructors in Jewish History, Middle East History, and other fields
  • University of California, Irvine | Ferdowsi Presidential Chair in Zoroastrian Studies
  • University of Edinburgh | Alwaleed Lecturer in the Globalised Muslim World
  • University of Edinburgh | Early Career Teaching and Research Fellow on “Contemporary Muslim Societies in Southeast Asia”
  • University of Exeter | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ‘Warnings from the Archive: A Century of British Intervention in the Middle East’
  • University of Groningen | Assistant Professor Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Groningen | Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Groningen | Tenure Track Full Professor Islamic Origins
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Anthropology | Assistant Professor in Critical Middle East/North Africa Studies and/or Middle East/North African Diaspora Studies
  • University of Manchester | Lecturer in Modern Islam (Part Time)
  • University of Oslo | Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on Middle East Futurisms
  • University of Oslo | Researcher in Political Science, “Energy Transition in Oil-Exporting Countries: Discourses on the Green Shift and Climate Change in Norway and the Gulf (Oil in Transition)”
  • University of Oxford | Associate Professorship in Politics or International Relations with specialization in the Middle East
  • University of Oxford | Associate Professorship in the History and Politics of Iran
  • University of Oxford | Associate Professorship in the History and Politics of Iran
  • University of Oxford | Departmental Lecturer, Islamic History
  • University of Oxford | Departmental Lecturer, Islamic History (ca. 600-1500 CE)
  • University of San Francisco | Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of International Studies
  • University of Toronto, Scarborough | Assistant Professor, Late Antiquity and/or Early Islam
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse | Pool Lecturer/Associate Lecturer – History (Pool)
  • Yale University | Ehsan Yarshater Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Iranian Studies
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