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Each week, CSEAS staff share prominent job openings for Southeast Asia regional professionals. Interested in sharing a job opportunity with us? Email us at Opportunities are removed from this page after their deadline has passed and new jobs are added bi-weekly to our email newsletter.

Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to see opportunities that have variable deadlines or are “open until filled”.

Other Job Search Resources:

Two J.Y. Pillay Professorships (Tenture-track), Social Science Division, Yale-National University Singapore College – Review of applications begins Aug 2019

We encourage applicants in any field/discipline of the social sciences but are prioritizing political studies in this year’s search. We welcome applications from scholars working in all areas of political science, political economy, or political thought, including those whose research bridges different disciplines. We would, for example, be interested to hear from scholars whose work explores tensions between liberal democracy and authoritarian rule, whether as a question for political theory or a subject for empirical research. Regardless of subject, we expect applicants to explain why the research they are doing is significant.

Professor of History, Faculty of Arts, Monash University – Apply by Aug 2

The Professor of History will have an outstanding international reputation in any field of history, although preference may be given to applicants who specialise in the fields of global, transnational or imperial histories in the early modern or modern periods.

Assistant Professor of Politics (Tenure-track), Whitman College, Washington State – Apply by Aug 15

We are interested in a teacher-scholar with a focus on law and politics in a global context. We welcome candidates who work with a variety of methods, including fieldwork, archival, historical institutional, political theoretical, and/or legal textual approaches.

3 Professorships, Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore – Apply by Aug 16

(1) Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 
(2) Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Cultural Studies and Policy
(3) Assistant Professor in Computational Communication

Assistant Professor, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies, California State University–East Bay – Apply by Aug 20

The Department of Ethnic Studies seeks an innovative teacher/scholar/activist with training in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies. Candidates should have a firm grounding in interdisciplinary and intersectional Ethnic Studies approaches and methodologies (quantitative or qualitative). The ideal candidate would be able to teach and develop courses in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies and Comparative Ethnic Studies.  We especially welcome candidates with additional specialization(s) in Filipinx American Studies, environmental justice, ethnic literatures, community engagement, decolonial theory, women of color feminisms, and/or GLBTQIA issues.

Tenure-Track Position, Divinity Studies, Harvard Divinity School – Review of applications begins in Sept 2019

Harvard University’s Faculty of Divinity seeks to make a full-time, tenure track appointment in Islamic Studies. We are particularly interested in a candidate with scholarly expertise either in: Islam in the Americas, Islam in Southeast Asia, or Quranic Studies. The candidate should be competent in the appropriate research languages and conversant with the broader, global history of Islamic religion and culture.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Sociocultural Anthropology, YaleNUSCollege – Review of applications begins October 31, 2019

Yale-NUS College, a liberal arts college founded in 2011 as a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Anthropology. We seek outstanding applicants in Sociocultural Anthropology. An emphasis on one or more of the following areas would be desirable: political and/or economic anthropology; medical anthropology; environmental anthropology; psychological anthropology; public and/or applied anthropology; and visual anthropology. We welcome applications from scholars working in any region or across regions; expertise in Southeast Asia would be an asset.

Historian, SNA International – Open until filled

SNA International, the Global Leader in Forensics, Biometrics and Identity Intelligence, is currently looking for a Historian to support the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), at the DPAA lab in Hawaii, by conducting historical research and writing, as well as assisting with related activities for DPAA’s Asia Pacific Directorate.

Part-time Online Teaching Positions, Ivy Youth Education Group – Rolling deadlines

Ivy Youth is a international education group dedicated to online education that connects university professors to high school students from all over the world. We invite applicants for our Global Independent Study/Research Project Programs in a variety of disciplines. A successful candidate will teach a 12-week online course.

Documentary Arts Asia, Thailand Unpaid Internships in documentary photo, film, editing, curating, teaching & more – Variable Deadlines

Internships with Documentary Arts Asia are a great way to kick-start your career. Internships with DAA give very real experiences and exposure to the documentary world. Interns are given high levels of responsibility and complete real tasks they can be proud of and put on their CV’s in the future.