Jobs, Internships, Call for Papers, etc.

Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Archaeology Ancient Cultures in the Lands of the Bible  (Jerusalem, June 2015). The scientific committee of the conference invites experts to submit abstracts on the conference topics. Click here for more information


Call for Papers: Unsettling Colonial Modernity: Islamicate Contexts in Focus, University of Alberta.  April 24-25, 2015  Click for more information 


Call for Papers: Islamic Family Law: How Change Is Advocated.  Harvard Law School
 February 12-13, 2015 Click for more information


Applications Now Open -- The Twefth Beirut Exchange Politics Conference

January 4-14, 2015  Click for more information 

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2015-2016 Jr. Scholar Fellowship Application

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies is offering one-year fellowships to outstanding scholars of Middle East politics, economics, history, religion, or social developments for the 2015-2016 academic year. This fellowship can be either a post-doctoral position for new PhDs or a research fellowship for assistant professors during a year off from teaching. It would allow junior scholars the flexibility and means to advance a specific research project related to the contemporary Middle East. Click for more information


Palestinian American Research Center - Fellowship Announcement

Sixteenth annual U.S. Field-based Research Fellowships on Palestine for doctoral and post-doctoral scholars who are U.S. citizens. Open to all fields. Click here for more information. 


Third National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (NEH/FPIRI) competition for post-doctoral scholars conducting field-based research in Palestine in the humanities or research with a humanistic approach. The program is open to U.S. scholars and scholars who have been resident in the U.S. for the last three years. Click here for more information.

Sixth annual Faculty Development Seminar (FDS) on Palestine competition. This program is a 12-day travel seminar for U.S. professors who have little experience with but a keen interest in Palestine. Must be U.S. citizens. Click here for more information.


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Saint Ann's School - Brooklyn, NY

Arabic Instructor

A group of very bright, highly motivated students began studying Arabic last year and would like to continue, but our faculty does not have the knowledge necessary to continue working with them. 

We are looking for someone who would work with approximately ten students (mostly seniors) teaching Arabic on Monday afternoons from 4:15 until 6:00.  

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Melissa Kantor, Dean of Faculty   Click for more information


Brandeis University

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies 

Open Rank - Faculty Position in the Modern Middle East (tenured track)  Click for more informaiton


Stanford University

Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Culture

The Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Persian literature and culture, funded by an endowment gift from Bita Daryabari. Candidates should combine a research specialization with the ability to teach a broad range of courses across Persian literature. Comparative and/or theoretical approaches are welcome.  Click here for more information

University of Virginia
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Arabic Literature (tenured track)
Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures  Click for more information