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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? Fill out our social media submission form and select “other” in question 6. Opportunities are removed from this page after their deadline has passed and new jobs are added weekly to our email newsletter.

Note: This page will not be regularly updated during Summer 2017 as the UH CSEAS chicken (and graduate assistants) will be on summer break. Check back in mid-August for new updates for upcoming conference deadlines! You may also want to consult the following external websites for current job postings:

Assistant Director, Alliance for Tompotika Conservation – Open Til Filled

The Alliance for Tompotika Conservation is recruiting for a US-based Assistant Director position.   Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia is a requirement for the job. The Alliance for Tompotika Conservation (“AlTo”) ( is a small non-profit conservation partnership dedicated to healing the broken relationship between humans and the rest of nature, starting in one very special place: the Tompotika peninsula of Sulawesi, Indonesia. AlTo runs field projects to protect endangered species, rainforests, and coral reefs; outreach projects to build long-term support for conservation; and quality-of-life projects to promote the dignity and self-sufficiency of local communities.

NEW! – Application for Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow @ Princeton in Urbanism &Humanities – Apply by May 7

The Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, together with the Council of Humanities at Princeton University, are seeking postdoctoral research associate or more senior applications, hired at the rank of Associate Professional Specialist, Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior, for the 2017-18 academic year.

Grants Officer @ Int’l Rescue Comm. in Myanmar – Apply by May 15

IRC in Myanmar operates an annual portfolio of $15 million, through the implementation of over 15 grants country-wide funded by 10 different international donor agencies. In addition, IRC prioritizes partnership with local civil society organizations, and currently manages over 20 sub-grants. The Grants Officer will be responsible for leading the day to day grants management and providing support to the Senior Program Design & Grants Coordinator and Grants & Communications Manager in proposal development and donor reporting.

Senior Project Coordinator @ Int’l Rescue Comm. in Bangkok – Apply by May 20

The five-year IRC Strategy 2020 is an integral and overarching driving force of the Thailand country office. The Strategy calls for bold and innovative approaches in humanitarian assistance, operational management and business development. An exemplar approach to realizing, through evidence and data, the ambitious goals of the Strategy 2020 will require assessments, analysis, testing and eventual implementation of practical tools to ensure optimal achievements in goal attainment. The Senior Project Coordinator will play an integral role in the analysis and implementation of the IRC Thailand Strategy 2020. Systems, processes and procedures. A primary focus of the position is to ensure the overall IRC Strategy 2020 is fully ingratiated in the country office’s operational, programming and business practices.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Agribusiness & Resilient Food Systems at University of Hawaii at Hilo – Apply by May 31

This position will focus on cross-disciplinary innovations and strategies to improve commercial agricultural sustainability on Pacific islands while conserving natural environments. Success should include high quality scholarly integration of the traditional agro-ecological knowledge of Pacific Island cultures and stringent modern scientific standards. Experience designing and developing curriculum and coursework in agribusiness-agricultural economics or rural social science. Experience in life cycle analysis of agricultural systems. Demonstrated ability to safely teach field/experiential based courses. Research and experience in Hawaiʻi, Oceania, or island Southeast Asia. Familiarity with the agriculture (contemporary and historic), ecosystems, and rural communities in these regions.

NEW! – Asst. Director Position @ UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies – Apply by August 31

The incumbent will serve as the Administrator for the International Institute’s Center for Southeast Asia Studies, reporting directly to the Center Director. Responsibilities will cover major areas of Program Administration; Office Management; Program Development; Outreach and Fund Raising Activities; and Budgetary Oversight. To view full job description, click on the link above and search for Position #25799.

Lecturer Pool – South & Southeast Asian Studies @ UC Berkeley (Part-time, Temporary) – Dec. 22, 2017

The Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach one or more lower division Reading and Composition courses and/or lower and upper division elective courses. The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; screening of applications is ongoing and continues as needed. The need varies in each teaching term, and the percentage of lecturer appointments may range from 33% to 100% time. Appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance.