Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies
Columbia University, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Deadline Extended: 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies
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2012-2013 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) invites applications for its 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies. The Fellow will devote half of their time to teaching one course on Southeast Asia per semester and half time to his or her own research. 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 (available at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/weai/postdoctoral-fellowship.html)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Proposal (2-3 pages)
- Graduate-Level Southeast Asia Course Proposal (including readings)
- 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.
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: All application materials (including letters of reference) must be received by the Institute on or before March 12, 2012. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates may be invited for a phone interview or interview in person at AAS. All evaluations made in connection with applications received are confidential. Awards will be announced no later than April 4, 2012. Acceptance of award is due no later than April 6, 2012.