Postdoctoral Associate

Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University in Connecticut

Deadline January 13, 2017
Date Posted November 9, 2016
Type Post-doc
Salary 50,000-50,000
Employment Type Full-time

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University seeks applications for 2017-2018 academic year postdoctoral positions.

Inaugurated in the 1999-2000 academic year, the Postdoctoral Associates Program at the Council on East Asian Studies provides promising young scholars specializing in East Asia a year at Yale University in which they can prepare their dissertations for publication, pursue research projects, gain experience teaching advanced seminars to undergraduates, and utilize Yale’s resources. Proposals with single region or transregional emphasis on China, Japan, and/or Korea are welcome.

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Requirements: Ph.D. awarded between 2010 and June 15, 2017 in any field specializing in East Asia; remain in residence for academic year; during appointment revise doctoral dissertation or complete research project resulting in publishable manuscript; and teach one undergraduate course for majors in East Asian studies. Proposals with single region or transregional emphasis on China, Japan, and/or Korea are welcome.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit via Interfolio ( your cover letter, CV, dissertation abstract, course proposal, statement regarding intended research project, and 3 letters of recommendation by Friday, January 13, 2017. Letters of recommendation must be uploaded via a dossier service or from the recommenders directly. Please be sure that your recommenders address your teaching abilities in their letters. Names of references will not be accepted in lieu of confidential letters of recommendation. No late applications will be accepted.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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