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

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Mediterranean Islamisms: The Alaweed Centre at the University of Edinburgh, UK, seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to implement its research activities and contribute to its teaching and outreach programme. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in the field of Islamist parties and movements’ role in political governance in the contemporary Mediterranean region. Closing date: April 29th, 2019. Link 

Research Position Aziz Research Fellowship: The Center for Corpus Approaches to Social Science at Lancaster University, UK, is seeking to appoint a 1-year research position to work on a project funded by the Aziz Foundation, entitled ‘Discourses of Islam in the Press’. Closing date: April 19th, 2019. Link

Upcoming conferences

‘Islam and Society: Challenges and Prospects.’ AAIMS Second Conference on the Study of Islam and Muslim Societies: Western Sydney University, September 30th – October 1st, 2019. Hosted by the School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University, in partnership with Alfred Deakin Institute at Deakin University. Link

Calls for papers/panellists

Call for convenors and participants for conference panels: AAIMS Second Conference: Submit abstracts on a topic of your choice to present at AAIMS Conference ‘Islam and Society: Challenges and Prospects’, Western Sydney University. Closing date: May 6th, 2019. Link 

Applications open for Publication Subsidy Scheme: International Australian Studies Association and The Journal of Australian Studies invite applications for the Publication Subsidy Scheme designed to assist early career historians researchers in Australian Studies. Closing date: June 30th, 2019. Link

Other opportunities:

Goethe Institut Fellowship: The Australian German Association (AGA) Fellowship is an annual award which supports young Australians to undertake a research project in Germany and report on their work on returning to Australia. Link