Visiting Fellowship in Islamic Finance
Applications are invited for a Visiting Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, under a Scholar in Residence Programme in Islamic Finance, jointly supported by the Centre and the Securities Commission Malaysia. The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford.
Applicants must be specialists in Islamic Finance and/or a closely related discipline, preferably with practical experience of policy-making with an international or comparative component. Applicants must be able to demonstrate competence to conduct independent academic research.
The Visiting Fellow will be expected to conduct research on a topic of contemporary relevance to the field and to participate in a range of academic activities at Oxford. The tenure of the Visiting Fellowship is for one academic year (with candidates being considered for the year commencing October 2019).
The Visiting Fellow will have membership of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and enjoy full access to its facilities including shared office accommodation. A grant of £10,000 will be made to contribute to the Visiting Fellow’s living, travel and incidental research expenses.
The deadline for the receipt of emailed applications is 4 February 2019. (Please check website for updates).
Applications should include the completed application form, a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of proposed research (completed online via the website). Two letters of recommendation should also be sent directly to the Centre by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.