MacMillan Center, Yale University

Position ID:Yale-MCMC-PDF_IA [#2333]
Position Title: PostDocFel_InterAsia
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Humanities
Anthropology / Social Sciences
International and Area Studies / East Asia, South Asia, South East Asia
Social Sciences
Appl Deadline:2013/01/27* finished (posted 2012/11/14, updated 2012/11/12, listed until 2013/02/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Fellow, Inter-Asia Program

The Inter-Asia Program at the MacMillan Center, Yale University, invites applications for a post- doctoral position. This is a 12 month appointment with the possibility of extension for up to another 6 months, beginning no earlier than April 1, 2013 and no later than Sept. 1, 2013. Duties, in addition to pursuing your own research, will include:

  •  Serve as primary programmatic liaison with the two co-PI?s, Helen Siu (East Asian Studies) and K. Sivaramakrishnan (South Asian Studies), the principals at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Program?s researchers around the world.
  •  Work with SSRC staff to document and analyze existing materials from completed and planned Inter Asia Connections conferences and the work of scholars and researchers associated with the Program since its inception in 2008.
  •  Facilitate faculty and student interest in Inter-Asia Program activities overseas (conferences, AAS panels, etc?); engage and expand Inter-Asia Program networks on campus.

All applicants should have completed their PhD by the time of appointment. The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course during the appointment related to his/her interests, and participate in the activities of the Inter-Asia Program. Applicants should submit a cover letter including proposed start date of the fellowship (between April 1st and September 1st); a CV; a one-page description of research plans; a draft course syllabus and a title.  Two letters of reference should be sent directly and should explicitly address your teaching credentials. Please provide names and contact information for your two referees.  Compensation includes an annual salary of $55,000 and health coverage.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on January 10, 2013 and continuing until the selections are final. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Academic Jobs On-Line https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2333. Uploaded PDF copies of signed reference letters will be accepted but signed hard copies should be mailed to the address below.

Ms. Kasturi Gupta, Program Manager, South Asian Studies Council, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA. Email: kasturi.gupta@yale.edu


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http://www.yale.edu/macmillan/flash.htm
 
34 Hillhouse Avenue
PO Box 208206
New Haven, CT 06520-8206

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