Fellow in Contemporary Muslim societies in Southeast Asia / University of Edinburgh — LIMITE : 07/10/2020
The Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World at the University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Fellow in Contemporary Muslim societies in Southeast Asia to implement its research activities and contribute to its teaching and outreach programme, to commence on 5th January 2021.
The Fellow will conduct research in connection to Islamist political actors and/or Muslim movements in contemporary Southeast Asia. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates who demonstrate expertise in conducting comparative research in different countries and who engage with the wider international/transnational dynamics of the Muslim world.
The Fellow will undertake course organisation and teaching as part of a new MSc programme on the Globalised Muslim World which is scheduled to run for the first time in the 2021/22 academic year. The Fellow will also develop her/his own research on contemporary Muslim societies in Southeast Asia and contribute directly to the research activities and outreach programme of the Alwaleed Centre.
This is a full-time position, on a 2-year fixed-term non-renewable basis. This post would be ideal for a recent PhD graduate. The purpose of this post is to provide a career opportunity for a person recently qualified to PhD level in a relevant subject. Therefore, the contract is limited to 2 years.
Salary scale is Grade UE07, £33,797 to £40,322 per annum.
Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on 7th October, 2020