As part of its mission to promote intra- and inter-Asian research, the Asia Center offers two postdoctoral fellowships.
The Asia Center Postdoctoral Fellowship is available to recent Ph.D. graduates who engage seriously with at least two Asian countries. In the case of Southeast Asia, research may be on a single country, although preference will be given to applicants with comparative or cross-border projects.
The Victor and William Fung Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship is available to recent Ph.D. graduates who engage seriously with at least two Asian countries with the requirement that their research includes a component dealing with Greater China.
Applicants may apply to one or both fellowships using the same application.
1. Each fellowship will cover a 10-month period, beginning September 1, 2018, with a stipend of $60,000, health insurance coverage for the grantee, and up to $5,000 in research/travel funds.
2. Postdoctoral fellows will be provided shared office space, a Harvard email address, and access to the libraries and resources of Harvard University.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSTDOCTORALFELLOWS: Residence in the Cambridge/Boston area and regular participation in Asia Center activities are required during the appointment. Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to give a presentation in the Asia Center Seminar Series.
Applicants must have received their Ph.D. degree in 2013 or later, in any area of the humanities, social sciences, or related fields with serious engagement with at least two Asian countries.
In the case of Southeast Asia, research may be single-country, although preference will be given to applicants with comparative or cross-border projects.
Fellowship recipients must complete all requirements for the Ph.D. degree by July 1, 2018.
Jorge Espada Senior Program Manager Harvard University Asia Center 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: January 12, 2018
- Curriculum Vitae: Please include citizenship, current and permanent addresses, telephone number(s), email address; academic degrees with dates of conferral, discipline and institution, as well as languages.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research (up to two pages): What do you plan to do at each stage of your research during the fellowship? What particular resources do you intend to use at each stage? What are the advantages of doing your postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard; are there specific individuals you hope to seek out while in residence?
- Dissertation Abstract
- Dissertation Table of Contents
- List of Publications
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. T...he University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.