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We welcome fellowship applications from scholars conducting research on a diverse range of topics: Muslim Societies Past and Present; Identity and Citizenship: Muslims in Britain and the West; Classical Islamic Sciences; Economic and Human Development and Islamic Finance; Science, Technology, Environment and Muslim Societies.

Deadline for applications: 9 January 2024. Information:  

Visiting Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies (2 Years), University of Rochester, NY

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Religion or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and with demonstrated potential and/or excellence in research and publications in the candidate's field.

Deadline for applications: 25 November 2023. Information:  

Assistant Professor, Full-time Tenure Track, Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Stu- dies, New York University Arts and Science

Candidates must have the Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrate potential for superior scholarly accomplishment, and be prepared to teach a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses and to supervise doctoral dissertation research.

Deadline for applications: 1 December 2023. Information:  

Qatar Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, Washington DC

The fellowship supports a recent Ph.D. working on the topic of U.S.-Arab relations, Arab Studies, or Islamic Studies for one academic year ($65,000 plus benefits). The post-doctoral fellow will transform their Ph.D. dissertation into a publication; teach a small seminar on a topic of their choosing in either the fall or spring semester; and, deliver a lecture at CCAS about their research.

Deadline for applications: 1 December 2023. Information:  

Post-doctoral Research Associates (1-3 Years) in Studies on Iran and the Persian Gulf (19th – 21st Century), Sharmin & Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies, Princeton University

The full-time position is open to scholars of all academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Deadline for applications: 10 January 2024.

Tenure-track Assistant/Tenured Associate Professor of Media Studies, American University of Beirut

The Program is especially interested in recruiting an expert in digital media and culture, with a preference for applicants who focus on the Global South. Applicants should demonstrate thorough grounding in the field of media studies and a clear engagement with recent debates in digital media studies. This position requires a PhD in media studies or a related discipline.

Deadline for applications: 2 January 2023. Information:  

Emirates Leadership Initiative Fellowships (1 Year) for Research Related to Governance and Public Policy in the Arab World and Broader Middle East, Middle East Initiative (MEI), Harvard Kennedy School, Belfer Center

We are particularly interested in scholars who study economic diversification, the economic and social impacts of developments in technology, regional security, and energy and the environment – especially scholars who study these themes in the Arabian Gulf region.

Deadline for applications: 1 December 2023.

Mellon Post-doctoral Fellowship (2 Years) in Near Eastern Studies, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University

We invite applications from candidates whose scholarship focuses on questions of decoloniality/decolonial methods, environmental humanities, and / or migration studies. Temporal and regional focus is open, and we are especially interested in conceptually oriented work that critically reexamines and considers the Middle East beyond area studies.

Deadline for applications: 5 January 2024. Information:  

Two Research Fellowships, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, UK

Research Fellowships in any area of the arts, humanities or social sciences which contribute to a more informed understanding of the Islamic world – its history, economy, politics, culture and contemporary life. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant subject and the skills to promote the highest standards of scholar- ship in research, publication and other academic activities which contribute to a more informed understanding of the culture and civilisation of Islam and of contemporary Muslim societies.

Deadline for applications: 30 November 2023. Information:   

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