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

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

Academic Program Specialist, The University of Michigan Center for Southeast Asian Studies

The University of Michigan Center for Southeast Asian Studies is searching for a new program specialist. This person serves a pivotal role in the operations of the Center and we are looking for a highly motivated individual who is detail oriented and can stay on top of all of the Center’s many activities.

Myanmar Research Fellows, Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development, Chiang Mai University

The Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development (RCSD), Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University (CMU) has several vacancies for Research Fellows from Myanmar. These fellowships are open to Myanmar researchers, activists, or members of civil society, and we aim to target those who wish to undertake a specific project and would benefit from engaging with the dynamic community of scholars at CMU. To apply, please send a CV and statement of purpose to This statement should include your relevant background, your current situation, and a description of a project or work which you will engage in and contribute during your time in Chiang Mai (max. 2 pages).

Assistant Professor, Film Studies, Nanyang Technological University Singapore.

Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor role in Film Studies, who can teach a wide range of subjects in film studies (e.g., Asian cinema, animation, and film theory).

University of Macau, Department of History Associate/Assistant Professor in Maritime History, East-West Interaction or related fields

The University of Macau (UM) Department of History of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in Maritime History, East-West Interaction or related fields.

PhD-position – Buddhist pilgrimage in the Anthropocene, Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies, University of Copenhagen

The CCBS is pleased to announce the availability of a 3-year fully-funded doctoral studentship from February 2022 at the Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen. The topic of the PhD project is Buddhist pilgrimage in the Anthropocene. The PhD-fellow will join a research team of six scholars and will be supervised by Associate Professor Trine Brox.

Assistant Professor in Southeast Asian History, The Yale University Department of History

The Yale University Department of History intends to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in Southeast Asian history to begin on July 1, 2022. Applicants should have strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching. We welcome applications from historians who already hold teaching positions, as well as recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD or equivalent degree by the time of appointment.

Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows Program 2022

The Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows Programme aims to build the next generation of scholars and policy makers exploring the nexus of big-power relations and its impact on Southeast Asia, through policy relevant and contemporary research on international politics and security, regional economics and digital technology.

Postdoc opportunity at the Peace Research Institute (PRIO) in Oslo

“Migration rhythms, a project led by Prof Marta Bivand Erdal, will be hiring two Senior Research Fellows (equivalent to postdoctoral fellows) at PRIO in Oslo for a mid-2022 start. The project explores social mobility and migration in Manila, Hanoi, Mumbai and Karachi.”

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