Visiting Research Fellowships
Applications for the academic year 2013-2014 are invited
for the Imam Bukhari and Imam Tirmizi Visiting Research Fellowships.
Applicants should be citizens of countries in Asia or Africa.
Preference will be given to those studying classical Islamic
sciences, although other areas in the humanities and social
sciences will be considered. These Fellowships each carry
a stipend of £3,000 and membership of the Common Room. The
stipend is intended as a supplementary award and may be held
in conjunction with other research grants, stipends, or sabbatical
The Fellowships will be tenable from 1 October 2013 for a
minimum period of three months. These Fellowships are intended
to encourage interaction among academics from various traditions
of learning. The Imam Bukhari and Imam Tirmizi Research Fellows
will be expected to devote their time to research and writing
and to participate in the Centre’s academic activities.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a brief statement
of proposed research. Two letters of recommendation should be sent
directly to the Centre.
Application forms are available
for download (click here) or can be obtained from:
The Academic Office,
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies,
George Street, Oxford,
OX1 2AR, UK.
Tel: 00 44 1865 278730; Fax: 00 44 1865 248942;
The closing date for applications is Friday 7th December 2012.