Grants, Awards, and Fellowships: February 15, 2016

The History Department at North Carolina State University seeks applicants for a postdoctoral teaching position in Chinese History. The postdoctoral teaching scholar will have responsibility for two course preparations per semester: introductory survey of pre-modern or modern Asian history and an advanced undergraduate-level course called “Revolutionary China” (20th century China) in the Fall and another advanced undergraduate course in Chinese history (of the candidate’s choosing) in the Spring. The Teaching Scholar will pursue his/her own individual research agenda. A research presentation to the departmental “works-in-progress” seminar will be scheduled in the Spring semester. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand when applying. The proposed hire date is August 16, 2016. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Final appointment is contingent on funding. Experience as a teaching assistant or instructor of record is preferred. Interested applicants must upload a letter of interest, C.V., and graduate transcript online. Applications must be submitted no later than March 15, 2016.

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The Institute of International Education is now accepting applications for summer 2016 Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA). The award for summer study is eligible for up to $3000, Fall or Spring semester study is eligible for up to $5000, and an entire Academic year of study is eligible for up to $7000. It is designed to support US-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or South East Asia. The student deadline for summer 2016 is March 1, and the adviser deadline is March 8, 2016. The Freeman Foundation’s generous support for the relaunch of Freeman-ASIA builds on prior grants to IIE that funded more than 4,500 American undergraduates in Asia from 2001 to 2014.

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The Johns Hopkins University Program in East Asian Studies invites applications for the 2016-2018 Japan Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies for one fellow, who will be appointed to a two-year term beginning on July 1, 2016 and ending on June 30, 2018. This position is open to recent Ph.D. recipients (awarded between January 1, 2013 and June 30, 2016) in the fields of anthropology, film and media studies, literature, religion, sociology, and women’s studies. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that describes their research agenda, a writing sample, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabus, teaching evaluations if available, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 29, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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THREE OPPORTUNITIES at Washington University in St. Louis
The Program in Religious Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, in cooperation with the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in East Asian Religions (with possibility of renewal) to begin in August 2016. The course load will be three courses over two semesters. While the area of research specialization is open, the candidate must be prepared to teach introductory survey courses in Buddhist Traditions and East Asian Religions, as well as an additional course on a topic of his or her choosing. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or closely related field prior to the start of the appointment, and should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience, as well as evidence of an active research agenda. Application review will begin by March 15, 2016.

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The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in pre-modern Chinese literature to begin in August 2016. The course load will be four courses over two semesters. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in premodern Chinese literature by the start of the appointment, should be no more than three years beyond receipt of their doctorate, and should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience, as well as evidence of an active research agenda. Application review will begin March 15, 2016.

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The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in Korean literature and culture to begin in August 2016.  The course load will be four courses over two semesters. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Korean literature or a related field by the start of the appointment, should be no more than three years beyond receipt of their doctorate, and should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience, as well as evidence of an active research agenda. Application review will begin March 15, 2016.

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