Job Openings: January 13, 2014

Science, Ethics, and Democracy - Post-Doctorate Fellowships

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University is accepting applications for its 2014-15 post-doctorate fellowship program. The Center offers grants to outstanding researchers who study the interplay between scientific and technological developments, politics, and ethics.
The fellowship is open to researchers from all disciplines and fields, including humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and bioethics. For more information, please visit

Drake University History Department Visiting Assistant Professor opening

Drake University History Department is accepting applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern East Asian History. The position begins August 2014, and candidates should be committed to teaching.  The individual will teach a 4/3 load, including participation in a two-semester global history course and teaching courses in her/his area of specialty.  Preference given to candidates with expertise in modern China and Japan.  Ability to teach race, class, and gender desirable.  Ph.D. preferred, candidates in final stages considered.  Please submit letter of interest, C.V., teaching evaluations from most recent year of teaching, course syllabi, and contact information for three references to  Review of applicants will begin January 24, 2014 and continue until the position has been filled.


The East-West Center is now accepting applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake policy-relevant research and writing on issues of key relevance to the US-Japan partnership, including diplomatic, politico-security, economic, social and international fields. We especially welcome applicants specializing on Japan’s economy or US-Japan collaborative economic ties.

Funded by the Center for Global Partnership (CGP) at the Japan Foundation, the fellowship finances a three-month OR six-month residence at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. While in residence, the fellows will complete articles or a monograph to be considered for publication, such as the East-West Center’s Asia Pacific Bulletin series, the Asia Pacific Issues series, or the Policy Studies series. The first full draft of longer publications should be completed before the end of the residency period. Fellows must also give a seminar on their topic. For more information go to