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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”.

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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), History, Black Hills State University – Open until filled; applications reviewed beginning May 29

Black Hills State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in European History with a secondary field in Latin American, African, Middle Eastern, or Asian history, time period and region open (excluding the Anglo-Atlantic world). To begin in August 2018.

Assistant Professor (Non Tenure-Track), History, Black Hills State University – Open until filled; applications reviewed beginning May 29

Black Hills State University invites applications for a one-year (renewable up to three years) assistant professor in 19th and/or 20th century US history with a secondary field in Latin American, African, Middle Eastern, or Asian history.

Post-doc Research Associate, Arizona State University – Review Starts May 31

The School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate fellowship in social thought, political history, and/or political institutions to begin in Fall 2018. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching focuses on ancient and/or early modern Europe and/or American political ideas. This is a full time (1.0) benefits-eligible, fiscal year (July 1-June 30) appointment. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and needs of the program.

Lecturer and Assoc. Director of Undergraduate Research, History, The University of Chicago – Open until filled; applications reviewed beginning June 1

The University of Chicago invites applications for a Lecturer in the Department of History. This is a new, full-time position with responsibility for teaching in the History major, academic advising, and administration of the undergraduate program under the guidance of the department chair and faculty Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Limited Term Instructor, History, Georgia Southern University – Review of applications to begin June 8

Reporting to the department chair, the limited-term instructor position requires teaching the equivalent of 5 sections of World History per semester. Screening of applications begins June 8, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2018.

Clinical Assistant Professor of History, Indiana University – Apply by June 15 for best consideration

The Department of History at Indiana University seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track) for a twelve-month academic appointment beginning August 1, 2018, to oversee the department’s high school dual-enrollment program in U.S. history. A Ph.D. is required by the start date. We seek scholars with a wide knowledge of U.S.

Assistant Professor in Asian History (Tenure Track), University of Arkansas – Little Rock – Apply by June 22

The Department of History at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) invite applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position in Asian History at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a start date of August 16, 2018. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Full-time Lecturer, Religious Studies, University of Arizona – Job posting closes June 25

Review of applications begins April 15! ——— The area of specialty within Religious Studies is open, although candidates who have demonstrated teaching competency in one or more of the following areas are of particular interest: Religion and African-American Studies; Religion and Africana Studies; Asian Religions; Religion and Law; Religion and Medicine/Psychology/Health; Religion and Sports Studies; Religion and Art/Music/Media/Popular Culture (including Hip Hop studies); and Greco-Roman Religion, including early Christianity/New Testament Studies.

Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History, Simon Fraser University – Job posting closes July 4

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History for the 2019-20 academic year. The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is dedicated to the teaching of history, which is understood to include studies of the past, including the recent past, carried out within the departments and programs of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences. Review of applications will begin on June 8, 2018.

Short-Term Research Position on Nationalism in Many Different Countries in the Last Two Centuries and its Attitude to Historic Lands – Tel Aviv University – Apply by August 2

Applicants should be advanced (doctoral and postdoctoral) students researching the nationalism of particular countries and speaking their language.

Assistant Professor of Human Development, University of California – Davis – Apply by September 24 for full consideration

Assistant Professor of Human Development The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure-track faculty position in Adult Development and Aging. The area of specialization is open, including biological, environmental, sociocultural, mental health, and/or neurocognitive domains of adult development and aging.

Global Contemporary Art Historian (non-tenure track faculty), Department of Art and Art History, Colgate University – Reviews begin March 1, end October 14

The Art and Art History department at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position, with the possibility of a second year, in Global Contemporary Art beginning fall semester 2018. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire.

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral | Wolf Humanities Center – Apply by October 15

The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). The programs of the Wolf Humanities Center are conceived through yearly topics that invite broad interdisciplinary collaboration. For the 2019–2020 academic year, we have set Kinship as the topic.

Lecturer in Religious Studies (Pooled Search), University of California – Santa Barbara – Applications open until October 31

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in Religious Studies for the upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the Department’s needs.

Lecturer in History, University of California – Santa Barbara – Reviews begin March 1, close October 31

The Department of history at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach a course (or courses) in history for the upcoming openings. Applications will continue to be accepted until October 31, but those received after the review date (March 1) will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Part-time Content Creator (Remote Work), WikiHow – Open until filled

wikiHow, a global how-to website, is seeking part-time content creators. This is a remote position. Hours are flexible, but content creators are required to work 15-25 hours per week. We’re especially interested in hiring PhDs and ABDs from a variety of fields who want to apply their research and writing skills outside of academia. We typically begin at $13.50 per hour, but we can discuss increasing the rate for candidates with advanced degrees.

Full-time Visiting Faculty, Philosophy, Quinnipiac University – Open until filled

The College of Arts & Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a one-year full-time position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy with expertise in philosophy of race, philosophy of gender, Asian, or Islamic philosophy. Teaching responsibility will primarily focus on philosophy majors and introductory-level general education philosophy courses appealing to majors and non-majors.

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean and Chair for Humanities, Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio – Open until Filled

Provides leadership for the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center and the Mandel Scholars Academy. Designs, manages, implements, supervises, and evaluates all components of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center.

Job Openings at Singapore Art Museum – Open Deadline

The Singapore Art Museum focuses on contemporary art in Singapore, Southeast Asia and Asia within the global context. Two positions are open as of February 14, 2018: Head of Education and Programmes, and Senior/Curator.

Internships at Singapore Art Museum – Open Deadline

The Singapore Art Museum focuses on contemporary art in Singapore, Southeast Asia and Asia within the global context. Singapore Art Museum has internship opportunities throughout the year within different departments of the museum. Our internships offer participants in-depth exposure to the workings of individual departments and practical training in visual art and museum practices. We recommend at least a commitment period of two months for a meaningful internship programme. Internship opportunities are based on Museum needs and requirements and are assigned to interns with the appropriate skills and interests.

Associate Director Associate Director – Academic Coordinator II-Fiscal Year – Institute of East Asian Studies – Open Until Filled

The Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks a full-time Associate Director (Academic Coordinator II), with an expected start date of May 15, 2018 or sooner.

Paid Internship, Art Education, VinSpace Art Studio, Ho Chi Minh City – Deadline unspecified

VinSpace are seeking innovative and enthusiastic creatives to join our team! Take up an opportunity to challenge yourself within the inspiring creative hub of Ho Chi Minh City. Gain invaluable skills as an artist educator that can be transferred to the international art world.

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.