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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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:
- University of Hawai’i Job Search
- H-New Job Guide
- Vitae (search Keywords for Southeast+Asia or country/field name. Can also search by international positions outside the U.S.)
- ASEAN-ASEC Jobs
- Idealist.org (search by country name for job and internship opportunities)
- Vacancies with UN & Other International Organizations
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.
Professor (Open Rank), Department of Asian History, Seoul National University – Apply by August 15
The Department of Asian History at Seoul National University invites applications for a professorship in pre-modern/modern Vietnamese history. Applicants are expected to have expertise in the history of Mainland Southeast Asia in addition to that of Vietnam itself. Those who combine strong research records, ability to work with sources in multiple languages, and passion for teaching will be preferred.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on both undergraduate and graduate levels, up to 9 hours a week in English.
The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s previous career and achievement. Only those who already have PhD at the time of submission of application will be considered.
Send a letter of application, CV, description of courses that you would like to teach (sample syllabi), graduate transcript, a sample of scholarly writing (book chapter or article), and three letters of recommendation to:
Professor Eunjeong Yi
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Asian History
Seoul National University
Closing Date: August 15, 2018 (or until the position is filled)
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences, Society of Fellows, Princeton University – Apply by August 22
The Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2019-22 fellowship competition. Four fellowships will be awarded: Two Open Fellowships in any discipline represented in the Society, One Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, and One Fellowship in LGBT Studies
ARI is inviting applications for various fellowships in 2019/20. All positions are for outstanding, active researchers from around the world, to work on an important piece of Asia-related research in the social sciences or humanities. Positions available include: Senior Research Fellows/Research Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows, Visiting Senior Research Fellowships
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.
Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) of Anthropology, The University of British Columbia, Canada – Apply by September 14
The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (IKBSAS) at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held in the Community, Culture and Global Studies Department and is expected to start on July 1, 2019. We are seeking a candidate with scholarly interest and expertise in anthropology with a specialization in in one or more of the following areas: material culture; cultural heritage; intangible/tangible heritage; ethnohistory; historical or social archaeology; Indigenous archaeology; digital or visual archaeology. An interest in working in an interdisciplinary department consisting of Anthropology, Gender & Women’s Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Human Geography is expected.
Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) of Linguistic Anthropology, The University of British Columbia, Canada – Apply by September 14
The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (IKBSAS) at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held in the Community, Culture and Global Studies Department and is expected to start on July 1, 2019. We are seeking a candidate with scholarly interest and expertise in cultural anthropology with a specialization in linguistic anthropology. An emphasis in one or more of the following areas would be an asset: language and social justice; language and power; writing systems; language revitalization; Indigenous linguistics; digital media linguistic anthropology. An interest in working in an interdisciplinary department consisting of Anthropology, Gender & Women’s Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Human Geography is expected.
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.
Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) in Medical Sociology/Anthropology, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York – For full consideration apply by September 25
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Rochester Institute of Technology seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in medical sociology or medical anthropology beginning August 2019. Prospective candidates are expected to have earned a Ph.D. in sociology or anthropology with a primary specialization in human health or medicine. We seek candidates with theoretically-informed scholarship that explores the impact of gender, race, class, disability, or environment on human health. The regional specialization is open. Health research among American Indian, indigenous, or underrepresented communities globally is encouraged.
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Political Science and International Studies, Trinity College – Apply by Oct 1 for full consideration
The Department of Political Science and the International Studies Program at Trinity College invite applications for a joint, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Comparative Politics of the Global South commencing with the 2019-2020 academic year. We especially welcome applications from candidates whose research intersects the subjects of comparative urban politics, ethnic politics, and/or contentious politics.
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.
Historian for the ***Washington DC*** Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Office – Closing date March 12, 2019
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) by conducting historical research and writing, as well as assisting with related activities for DPAA’s Asia Pacific Directorate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.