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Visting Assistant Professor in East or Southeast Asian Cultural Anthropology - Davidson College

The Davidson College Department of Anthropology seeks applications for a two-year visiting position in East or Southeast Asian cultural anthropology with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018.  Area of expertise is open, but should complement existing departmental strengths and contribute to our four-field approach to the discipline. Successful candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduates, an ongoing publication record, and continued research activity.  The Ph.D. must be in hand at the time of appointment.  Teaching load is five courses per year.  In addition to courses in their area of expertise, the successful candidate will share periodic responsibility for required intro, theory, and methods courses (along with two other cultural anthropologists). Davidson emphasizes interdisciplinarity, so an ability to offer courses contributing to other majors, such as Environmental Studies, East Asian Studies, Digital Studies, etc. is a plus. In addition to teaching, the faculty member will advise and mentor undergraduates and may direct independent studies and involve students in their research.


Visiting Assistant Professor in International Political Economy - University of Puget Sound

The University of Puget Sound seeks applications for a one-year visiting position as an assistant professor in International Political Economy for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate has to teach five or six course for the year, which includes some combination of introductory and advanced courses in international political economy and a senior thesis seminar. Preference for a candidate who is prepared to teach a survey course in South Asia or Southeast Asia.


SEASSI (Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute) Language Instructor - University of Wisconsin, Madison

SEASSI is looking for a trained instructor to teach one class of Burmese, Filipino, Hmong, Indonesian, Javanese, Khmer, Lao, Thai, or Vietnamese. Language instructors will be responsible for participating in the SEASSI staff orientation week activities as well as instructor meetings throughout the eight-week program. Under the supervision of the Language Coordinator, instructors will prepare appropriate materials and deliver instruction in their assigned classes, hold office hours, and participate in teacher meetings.


SEASSI (Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute) Language Coordinator - University of Wisconsin, Madison

Under supervision of the SEASSI Language Director, the Language Coordinator is responsible for the design and coordination of the applicable language program (Burmese, Filipino, Hmong, Indonesian, Javanese, Khmer, Lao, Thai, or Vietnamese). The Language Coordinator will schedule and lead regular staff meetings for the applicable language program, and will participate in the orientation week activities as well as weekly SEASSI coordinator and instructor meetings throughout the eight-week program. All SEASSI language coordinators will be expected to lead one SEASSI teaching staff meeting during the course of the program on a topic to be mutually agreed upon with the SEASSI Language Director. The coordinator will design and administer the placement test, select and develop instructional materials, create the syllabi and design the assessment tools. In addition, s/he will assist SEASSI administrators in the selection of additional teachers, will train and supervise those teachers, and will teach one language class.


Immigration Policy Intern - Southeast Asia Research Action Center (SEARAC)

The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) is a national organization that advances the interests of Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans by empowering communities through advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building to create a socially just and equitable society. The Immigration Intern would support the immigration Policy Manager in implementing strategies to protect immigrants and refugees from deportation. This position is a good fit for someone with strong research skills, high attention to detail, and a passion for social justice.


Institute of Southeast Asian Studies - Yusof Ishak Institute

The ISEAS is a regional research center dedicated to the study of socio-political, security and economic trends and developments in Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and ecnonomic environment. ISEAS invites applications for Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies. 


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.

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Professor and Deputy Director - Monash University Malaysia

The University is seeking to appoint a Professor in Public Health and Deputy Director in the South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO). As well as expanding the profile of Population and Public Health research within SEACO, the incumbent will also work to draw together and develop related research taking place across the University, including working with colleagues with expertise in population and data science, qualitative and educational research, and ultimately improving the health experience in the local community and the wider population.

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