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

Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies: The Macalester College Religious Studies Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track) to begin Fall 2010. Applications received by October 1, 2019 will receive first consideration. Link 

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 

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: June 11th, 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


AAIMS Workshop Grant: The Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies will provide up to AU$1,800 to facilitate workshops for AAIMS members to present and discuss their research. Closing date: August 1st, 2019. Download application here