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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 [email protected]. 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:

Associate Professorship in Archaeology, Aarhus University and Moesgaard Museum, Denmark – Apply by March 19

The Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies at the School of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University and Moesgaard Museum invite applications for a joint associate professorship in archaeology. The position is open to all fields of archaeology but is associated with particular responsibilities for developing the link between the two institutions.

Research Assistant, The University of Edinburgh – Apply by March 22

The School of Divinity is looking to appoint a one-year full-time early career academic, to support Dr Appleton’s Philip Leverhulme Prize research project. The appointee will primarily serve as Research Assistant to the project, overseeing the development of a digital research resource, namely a searchable online database of Jataka stories in Indian texts and art.

Tenure-track faculty position, Institute for East Asian Studies, Sogang University – Apply by March 23

Major field: Southeast Asian Studies.

Assistant Professor – Diplomatic & International History, Hawaii Pacific University – Apply by March 25

Job Summary: The Department of History and International Studies invites applications for an Assistant Professor of History with specialization in Diplomatic/International History starting Fall 2018. Candidate must hold a Ph.D. in History (or a closely related discipline) OR a Master’s degree in History (or a closely related discipline) combined with professional experience commensurate to a doctorate.

Lectureship in Global Studies, Political Science, National University of Singapore – Apply by March 30

The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for an educator-track Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in Global Studies. Global Studies is a multidisciplinary programme that examines the processes and effects of globalisation across political, economic, social, and cultural domains.

Visiting Fellow, Indonesian Studies – ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute – Apply by March 30

Monitor social, political, and economic trends in Southeast Asia. Contribute writing and research to the institute. Conduct one or two projects relating to themes of Indonesian domestic politics and elections, evolving role of military in post-1998 Indonesia, urbanization/decentralization/sociopolitical change in Indonesia, and application of quantitative analysis/Geographic Information System to study of social trends in Southeast Asia.

Visiting Fellow, Archaeology – ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute’s Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC) – Apply by March 31

Conduct NSC Field School for undergraduates, edit and solicit papers, conduct research, and organize conferences.

Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics, Central European University – Budapest – Apply by April 15

The Department of Political Science of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, announces a call for an Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics. The applicants should be able to carry out state of the art research and teach graduate courses (at the MA and PhD level) in comparative politics and political communication.

Executive Director – Association for Asian Studies (AAS) – Apply by April 25

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) seeks a new Executive Director (ED) to serve as the chief administrative officer of the Association beginning in the first months of 2019. Because the Executive Director serves as a conduit for communication between all levels of the association, as well as to the general public, the ED should be an effective communicator, representing AAS to a wide range of audiences, from faculty and students to journalists, foundations, and think-tanks.

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.

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.

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.