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Each week, CSEAS staff share prominent job openings for Southeast Asia regional professionals.

Opportunities are removed from this page after deadlines have passed, and new jobs are added bi-weekly to our email newsletter.

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Opportunities with variable deadlines or “open until filled” are listed at the bottom of the page.

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February 14 Deadline) Up to Four (4) Postdoctoral Fellows, George Washington University

Areas of interest include: sustainability, global connections, interfaith communication, civic and community engagement, inclusion and diversity, digital identities, health, as well as artistic expression and design.

February 14 (deadline) Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Anthropology, University of the Fraser Valley

A specialization in the ethnography of indigeneity/ies is strongly preferred and the candidate should preferably work within an indigenous community or communities beyond Canada and the US.

February 15 (Deadline) Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), History, The College of St. Scholastica

Some preference for regional specializations in Latin America or Asia, and the thematic areas of environmental history and sustainability, human rights, or peace and justice movements.

February 15 (Deadline) Post-Doctoral Associate Position in Design, Infrastructure, and Politics, Concordia University

Ideal candidates are interdisciplinary thinkers who research historical and contemporary entanglements between environment, technology, and urbanism in a Non-Western context.

February 15 (Deadline) Postdoctoral Fellow, Capitalism Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Postdoctoral Fellow whose research engages with their 2020-22 theme, “Capitalism and environmental sustainability”.

February 19 (Deadline) Associate or Full Professor, Islamic Art and Architecture, Brown University

Primary research interest in the study of any region of the Islamic world in the period before 1900.

February 27 (Deadline) Open Rank Faculty Position, History, National Chengchi University

History of Modern China, History of Modern Asia or History of Modern World.

February 28 (Deadline) Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

Potential candidates should engage issues relating to the theory, history, and politics of international order in the fields of history and political science.

February 28 (Deadline) Doctoral Position, Netherlands Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam

Part of a team on the research project “Bones of Contention: Technologies of Identification and Politics of Reconciliation in Vietnam”. For more information, contact Assoc. Professor Dr. Tam T.T. Ngo at

February 28 (Deadline) Teaching Assistant Professor, International Studies, North Carolina State University

Candidates should have a PhD in International Studies or a relevant field in the Humanities or Social Sciences.

February 29 (Deadline) Fellowship for Visiting Research Scholars, Kyoto University Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Annual Fellowship for Visiting Research Scholars, 2020-2021, is now open for applications.

March 1 (Deadline) Distinguished Visiting Fellowship on Southeast Asia, Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Initiative on Southeast Asia

Fellows will spend time researching and participating in the scholarly communities of both NUS and Stanford.

March 1 (Deadline) Two fully-funded Ph.D. positions at Lund University

The Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University, is inviting applications for two fully-funded Ph.D. positions.

March 3 (Deadline) Historian/Curator, The International Spy Museum, Washington, D.C.

A dynamic and creative individual to serve as member of the Exhibitions and Programs team as historian/curator.

March 15 (Deadline) 2020 Sheng Yen Education Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

A one-year position, potentially renewable for an additional year subject to availability of funds, performance appraisal, and approval from the Department.

March 15 (Deadline) PhD positions, Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, Germany

2 PhD positions each for the following research groups: 1) Coerced Circulation of Knowledge; 2) Marking Power: Embodied Dependencies, Haptic Regimes and Body Modification; 3) The Archaeology of Dependency.

March 20 (Deadline) The U.S.-Philippines Alliance Fellowship

Accepting applications from Filipino scholars and analysts who wish to conduct analysis along the themes of national security, international relations, and international trade and investment in the Indo-Pacific.

March 30 (Deadline) Lineberger Multicultural Studies Scholar in Residence.

Lenoir-Rhyne University, North Carolina, seeks candidates to serve as the Lineberger Multicultural Studies Scholar in Residence for fall 2020.

March 31 (Deadline) Balzan Junior Fellowships in Global History – University of Frieburg.

Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, up to four 6-month Junior Fellowships.

March 31 (Deadline) 2020 Virginia and Derrick Sherman Emerging Scholar Lecture: “Changing World Order”

The centerpiece of the scholar’s visit will be the presentation of a major public address, which the university will subsequently publish.

March 31 (Deadline) Non-tenure track full-time instructor position in Asian Studies at University of Colorado Boulder

A non-tenure track full-time instructor position in Asian Studies that complement the Center’s developing strengths in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Southwest Asia.

No Deadline Assistant Curator or Associate Curator, Full Time, Norton Simon Museum, California

Seeking a broad knowledge of the arts of Asia and be able to offer fresh perspectives on this material, working in a collaborative environment that facilitates conversations across the Museum’s collections.

Open Until Filled – Historian, SNA International

A Historian to support the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) with a strong understanding of US Military History and specialist knowledge of Southeast Asia and the Vietnam War.

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

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.

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

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.

Open Until Filled – Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physical Geography

A tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physical Geography, with preferred specializations in Hydrometeorology or Biogeography / Landscape Ecology.

Rolling Deadline – Residential Director for ShortTerm Summer Immersion Program, Indonesia.

American Councils for International Education is currently hiring Resident Directors (RD) for short-term summer immersion programs