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Translators Needed: Supporting Adult Refugee Students Project

This is a two-year project that seeks to improve the English language classes for refugees. Translators are currently being hired for a one-time gig from February-April 2017. Translators are needed for the following languages: Karen, Somali, Nepalese, and Spanish. Translators will be asked to transcribe audio files into English.  These files and other communication will take place via phone and online via email and skype/facetime.

Compensation for these projects are negotiated on a case-by-case basis and paid for with a grant from the Reed Foundation, administered via the College at Brockport’s Research Foundation. These positions will remain open until filled.

To apply, send a resume and short cover letter/email message indicating availability and desired pay rate to Dr. Pilapa Esara Carroll at If you have any questions, email or call 585-395-5345 (and leave a voice-mail).


Sciences Po: Teaching Fellows Academic Year 2017-2018

Sciences Po welcomes applications from post-doctoral and doctoral students close to theirthesis submission for teaching positions on one of its three Anglophone undergraduatecampuses in France: Reims, Menton or Le Havre. Each campus focuses on a world region andoffers a 3-year Bachelor of Arts degree in History, Political Science, Economics, SociologyLaw and Humanities.

Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2017 to


University of Hawaʻi: CSEAS Director Search

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies invites nominations for the next Center director to serve from 2018-2022. You may nominate yourself or any University of Hawaʻi faculty member with a strong research or teaching connection to Southeast Asia.

Nominations need to be submitted by February 11, with voting to take place between February 13-18, 2017. After votes have been tabulated they are sent to the dean of SPAS, who will then appoint the director designate. The new director will be responsible for crafting the next National Resource Center (NRC) Title VI grant (DoE), and in preparation will be asked to attend the official grant writing training session in Washington DC in late Spring or early Fall 2017.

Please submit nominations to the Center via email at

If you have questions about the Center and/or the director’s position, please contact the current director, Kirstin Pauka (


University at Buffalo, SUNY: Adjunct Instructor of Southeast Asian Studies for Spring 2017 (discipline open)

The Asian Studies Program at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications from qualified instructors to teach one 3-credit course in the field of Southeast Asian Studies during the spring 2017 semester. Preference shall be given to candidates with prior teaching experience who employ interdisciplinary methods to address quality of life issues, with preference given to gender or labor in one or more of the following nations: Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

A master’s degree in area studies or a relevant field is required; a PhD (or ABD) is preferred. The appointment will be made for the spring 2017 semester only; further appointments are contingent upon future budgetary approval. The compensation for teaching one course shall be $4,000.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV (including contact information for three references), and brief statement of teaching philosophy by email to

Review of applications will begin November 14 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to Prof. EunHee Lee (, Director of the Asian Studies Program.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


UC Boulder: Mainland Southeast Asia Geographer Lecturer for August 2017

Boulder invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time instructor position in Human Geography with a regional specialization in mainland Southeast Asia.  A PhD in Geography or related field is required at the time of appointment. In partnership with the Center for Asian Studies, this position is partially funded by a CAS grant to build capacity in Southeast Asian Studies on campus. 

We seek a human geographer to develop courses in SE Asian area studies, including a regional survey course and a course in the candidate’s topic of specialization.

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, posting number 07659, and should include a CV, letter of application, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and proposed contribution. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.


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 Opportunity: Program Manager of Malaria Activities at CHAI Laos

Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a trusted advisor to governments worldwide, helping them transform the way they provide health services. CHAI emphasizes a sustainable and integrative approach to national program strengthening founded on a close partnership with government with the objective of building national capacity. CHAI in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is seeking a Malaria Program Manager to become a core member of the CHAI country team, as well as CHAI’s global malaria team. The Program Manager must be a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding problem-solving, managerial, analytical, and communication skills.  The Program Manager must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence.  The position will be based in Vientiane, Lao PDR, with travel within the country expected. This position reports to the Country Director in Lao PDR.

For more info: Link to job posting


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.

For more info: Link to job postings