Professional Opportunities

This section features both national and international job vacancies, internships, calls for papers and other such professional opportunities that may be of value to AAIMS members.

Job opportunities

Lecturer in Arabic University of California Davis. Link (closes April 10/May 31)

Postdoctoral position in the research program “The senses of Islam: A cultural history of perception in the Muslim world” Utrecht University. Link. (closes March 31)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Near East/South Asia area studies  Martin Institute and Program in International Studies, University of Idaho. Link (closes March 26)

Visiting Assistant Professor Franklin and Marshall College. Link (closes March 20)

Postdoctoral Fellowship (x2) The Centre for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Link (closes April 15)

Post-doctoral Research Associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies Brown University. Link

Tenure Track Position + Postdoctoral and Doctoral Fellowships in Mediterranean History University of Haifa Link

Al-Qasimi Chair/Associate Professor in Islamic Studies University of Exeter. Link

Research  Associate (Post-Doc) – “The Early Islamic Empire at Work – The View from the Regions Toward the Center” Universität Hamburg Link

Junior Fellowships Abdallah S. Kamel Center at the Yale Law School for the Study of Islamic Law and Civilization. Link

Multicultural Studies Scholar In Residence Lineberger Institute, Lenoir-Rhyne University Link

Middle Eastern Studies Librarian University of Pennsylvania Link

Postdoctoral fellowship in the AUFF NOVA project: ARTlife – Afghans in Denmark negotiating pasts/forming futures The Department of Anthropology, School of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University Link

2017-19 Postdoctoral Fellowship on Islam in North America Stanford University Link

Daryabari Professor of Iranian Studies Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley Link

Upcoming conferences

International Workshop: Unlocking the Medinan Qur’an. Pembroke College, Oxford. 19-21 March 2017. Link

Call for Applicants: Doctoral Dissertation Summer Institute – Researching Lebanon Workshop 12-23 June 2017. American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

BRAIS Conference 2017 University of Chester 11-13 April 2017 Link

Islamophobia and the end of liberalism University of California Berkeley 21-23 April 2017 Link

Movement and Migration in the Middle East: Ideas and people in flux British Institute of Middle Eastern Studies annual conference University of Edinburgh 5-7 July 2017 Link

Calls for papers/panelists

Call for Papers: Postgraduate Symposium Muslims in the UK and Europe. University of Cambridge. 12-13 May 2017. To apply: submit a 500-word abstract, with curriculum vitae outlining current research interests, to by 21 March 2017. Link

Call for Papers: 24th International Congress German Middle East Studies Association (DAVO) combined with 33rd German Oriental Studies Conference of the German Oriental Society (DMG). Friedrich Schiller University, Germany 18-22 September 2017. Link (CFP closes March 31)