Job Opportunity - Research Fellow

The International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia invites interested and qualified applicants for the post of Research Fellow at the Institute. As an independent, non-profit centre of excellence for research on Islam and civilizational renewal, Research Fellow plays an important role for the Institute by participating in its research agenda and planning.  He / She will be actively involved in projects that promote high quality thought and discourse for the benefit of Muslim societies and governments.


  1. PhD and/or Master’s degree in Islamic studies / Education / Sociology / History / International Relations from a recognized university; candidates with at least 5 years’ experience of publication and editing are preferred.
  2. Excellent command of English, both written and oral. Strong knowledge of Arabic and Persian is desirable.
  3. Solid background in Islamic sciences and familiarity with its literature, concepts and terminologies.
  4. Proficiency in use of the Microsoft Office suite – Word, PowerPoint & Excel.
  5. Excellent time-management, integrity, and inter-personal communication.
  6. Monthly remuneration starts with RM6,500 for Master’s degree holder and RM7,000 for PhD depending on relevant experience and qualification.
  7. Job specification available upon request.

Kindly email your resume or any other related enquiries to the Head of Human Resources and Operations Division, IAIS Malaysia at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Candidates are encouraged to study the activities and objectives of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies before applying.

posted date: 13 October 2020

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