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Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies

The Chao Center for Asian Studies (CCAS) at Rice University in Houston, Texas is currently accepting applications for the Annette and Hugh Gragg postdoctoral research fellowship in Transnational Asian Studies to begin July 1, 2017. By “transnational,” we mean an approach that devotes particular attention to the movement of peoples, products, ideas, technologies, etc. across established borders and boundaries. The search is open to geographical/conceptual areas of transnational Asia, including Asian diaspora, and to a broad historical time of research.

The annual stipend is $50,000, with an additional $5,000 for research and travel expenses, and a one-time relocation allowance of $3,000 will also be provided. Renewal for the second year will be contingent upon the appointee’s performance in the first year. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in hand by the time of appointment in one of the following fields: Anthropology, Art History, Asian American Studies, Asian Studies, Cinema, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, Global Health Studies, History, Political Science, Religion, Science and Technology Studies, Sociology, or Women’s/Gender/Sexuality Studies. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research concerns transnational science and technology studies.

Job responsibilities for this 12-month position: (1) Teaching one class per year, and (2) Active participation in the Center’s Transnational Asia Research Initiative (TARI) leading to one public seminar and two publishable articles per year.This position has no application deadline and will remain open until filled. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLY THROUGH Rice University’s electronic system

Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections

SSRC is pleased to offer two separate fellowships opportunities, and are encouraging applications that engage with a number of Invitational Priorities, including those that explore linkages beyond the InterAsian expanse and that emphasize connections between Asia and Africa (see Answers to FAQs for detailed descriptions of this year’s Invitational Priorities).

 

ELSO Ambassador Program

Are you interested in other cultures? Would you like the opportunity to interact more with Cornell international students? Then join us in our English language courses for conversations on global issues. The English Language Support Office is seeking 10 volunteers for our ELSO Ambassador program.

 

Job Opportunities at EGBOK, Siem Reap

EGBOK (Everything’s Gonna Be OK) enables underprivileged young adults in Cambodia to be self-supporting by providing education, training, and employment opportunities in the hospitality industry and utilizing a comprehensive approach with an emphasis on life skills development. EGBOK is currently hiring a Development Coordinator, Marketing Volunteer and Career Development Volunteer.

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