Islamic Studies Research Intern at Quilliam

Location: London, travel in zones 1-4 and expenses covered

Job Details:

Quilliam is seeking an intern to work in our Islamic Studies research department.

The internship is for three months and will be for at least 3 days a week (with the potential for 5 days if available).

Ideal candidates are required to have:

  • An undergraduate degree in Islamic studies or a related field
  • A strong commitment to, and understanding of, the work and aims of Quilliam
  • A strong interest in issues of Islamic scripture, reform & human rights
  • Good command of English, written and verbal
  • Good command of Arabic, written and verbal (to C1 level or above)
  • Willingness to work flexibly and be responsive to the 24-hour news agenda

Desirable skills are:

  • The ability to translate classical Islamic texts from Arabic to English
  • Experience in media and/or front line communications
  • A Master’s degree
  • Outreach experience within Muslim communities

Closing date:

The closing date for applications is 04-04-2014. We may appoint an intern before the closing date if an exceptional candidate is found.

Interview/Start Dates:

Successful applicants will be contacted for interview within one week of the closing date. Start date will be as soon as possible in March/April 2014.

Contact:

Please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected] Only successful applicants will be contacted.

This is an unpaid internship, but travel and lunch expenses (up to £12.50 per day) will be paid.