Resources

AAR members have access to job postings, the JSTOR Religious Studies Collection, grant opportunities, and online training for job seekers, among other resources. The AAR also produces best practices, guides, webinars, and podcasts available to members and non-members alike.

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Employment Listings

Current AAR members can search employment listings in relevant disciplines through the job board managed jointly by the AAR and the Society of Biblical Literature. New postings are added regularly, including faculty positions, editorial jobs, administration openings, and ministerial roles.

Grant Programs

The AAR maintains several grant programs for members. Eligible applicants can seek funding for regional development grants, travel grants to attend the AAR Annual Meeting, public engagement fellowships and seed grants, and research grants for international dissertation work, collaboration with other scholars, and individual projects.

Aurora

Through a partnership with Beyond the Professoriate, the AAR offers members access to Aurora, an e-learning platform designed to help scholars pursue careers within and outside academia. Aurora offers webinars, forums, classes, and quizzes on topics such as interview skills, resume writing, and networking, among many others. 

Research Tools

AAR members have special access to JSTOR's Religious Studies Collection, current and back issues of JAAR online, and discounts on numerous book series and journals.

Guides and Best Practices

Over the years, AAR working groups have produced numerous resources, including guides on getting published and presenting at the AAR Annual Meeting and best practices for working with the media, teaching about religion, and evaluating digital scholarship.

Webinars and Podcasts

The AAR facilitates and produces webinars and podcasts on topics aimed to help scholars of religion advance their careers, reach new audiences, and navigate the challenges inherent to academic work. 

Syllabus Collection

This collaboration with the Wabash Center and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) makes available nearly 1,000 syllabi submitted by professors in a wide variety of subfields in religious and theological studies.

Data and Studies

The AAR has conducted and supported a number of studies and data collection efforts on topics related to the academic study of religion and continues to promote relevant, timely data collection and analysis.

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Have you recently published a book, won an award, or received recognition for a milestone in your career? Let us know! AAR members can submit a member note for promotion in official AAR channels.


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