Brandeis University, History/East Asian Studies

Fellowship ID:Brandeis-HISTEAS-KAY [#25136]
Fellowship Title: Florence Levy Kay Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean or Japanese History - Lecturer
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Japanese
Korean / East Asia
Starting Date:2024/07/01
Appl Deadline:2023/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/07/11, finished 2024/04/25, listed until 2024/01/07)

*** this fellowship has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of History and the Program in East Asian Studies (EAS) invite applications for the Florence Levy Kay Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean or Japanese History, with the rank of Lecturer for 2024-2026. This is a two-year position beginning in Fall 2024. This position responds to student demand in the region, and complements a robust scholarly community. We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarly research in Korean and/or Japanese history address important questions in social and economic history, politics and international relations, environment and climate change, and cultural history. The successful candidate will teach courses in the area of specialization—one each semester, for a total of two courses per year. We expect the candidate to have received the PhD by August 2024 and to demonstrate excellence as a scholar and teacher. The fellowship includes a salary of $62,500 plus benefits, a research fund of $4,000 per year and $1,500 for relocation expenses.

Only online applications will be accepted. Please submit these through AcademicJobsOnline:

Please send a cover letter addressed to Prof. Gregory Freeze, outlining your research and teaching interests. You should also send a CV, a writing sample of no more than 30 pages in length, the names and contact information of three references, and a statement about your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and your ideas about advancing these during your time at Brandeis.

First consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2023. Questions about the position may be addressed to the Departmental Administrator: Martha Cronin, At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to academic excellence and building a broad intellectual community through diversity, equity, and inclusion. We value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453