Deadline: January 20, 2012
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) invites applications for its 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies. The Fellow will devote half time to his or her own research and will teach one course on Southeast Asia per semester. The Fellow will also participate in initiatives such as the INTERACT program aimed at improving global literacy specifically with regard to Southeast Asian studies among Columbia students, and will be an integral participant in day-to-day activities at the WEAI.
Candidates from all social science disciplines, including history, are welcome to apply. The fellowship will cover a 10-month period beginning August 1, 2012, and comes with a stipend of $45,000 plus benefits.
Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. degree requirements (completed and filed the dissertation) between July 2007 and July 2012. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. in a social science discipline, including history, working on modern Southeast Asia. Applications from individuals who hold or have held regular faculty positions will not be considered.
Applicants should submit the following:
* Application Cover Sheet
* Curriculum Vitae
* Research Proposal (2-3 pages)
* Graduate-Level Southeast Asia Course Proposal (1-2 pages)
Three Letters of Reference (signed and sealed)*
*Letters of reference may be those included in a placement dossier and may be enclosed with the application (if signed and sealed) or sent directly by the referee.
All application materials (including letters of reference) must be received by the Institute on or before January 20, 2012. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates may be invited for a phone interview. All evaluations of applications are confidential. The results will be announced no later than March 30, 2012.
Return completed applications to:
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
420 West 118th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10027
For more information about the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies, please contact Kimberly Palumbarit, Student Affairs Officer, at 212-854-9206 or firstname.lastname@example.org.