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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.

Asia Research Institute – Multiple Positions

Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore has now published its available job opportunities for 2020-21. 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.

Faculty position(s) in Indonesian Language and Culture, National Chengchi Univ, Taiwan

The National Chengchi University, Taiwan is inviting applications for faculty position(s) in Indonesian Language and Culture.

The San Diego Museum of Art Research Assistant on South Asian and Islamic art

The San Diego Museum of Art is hiring a Research Assistant on South Asian and Islamic art.

Maritime Asia Heritage Survey Positions in Maldives and Indonesia

The MAHS is now recruiting for several full-time Positions in Maldives and Indonesia. Applicants are requested to send a cover letter, CV, and the contact information for two references to

UC Berkeley Lecturer Pool All Specializations – Department of History.

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in all areas of History, pending openings.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Lifeways of Indigenous Asia, UBC

The University of British Columbia, Asian Studies / Critical Indigenous Studies invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position: Lifeways of Indigenous Asia.

Two-year ASIANetwork-Luce Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Asian History, Wilmington College

The region and area of scholarship are open; with a particular interest in a Teaching Fellow with a research specialization in any of the following areas: Peace Studies, Public History, Museum Studies, Nuclear Disarmament in Asia, War and Trauma in Asia, and any aspect of the Cold War in Asia.

Research Fellowship in Multi-Dimensional Impacts of, and Responses to Indonesian Peatland Fires

Are you an ambitious environmental social scientist inspired to work in a multi-disciplinary team to develop solutions to a leading global environmental challenge? Do you have a PhD in human geography, environmental science or a discipline relevant to this project, strong experience of interdisciplinary research and a commitment to solutions-focused work?

Assistant Professor, Global Young Scholars into the Future (GYSF) Program, CSEAS Kyoto

The Global Young Scholars into the Future (GYSF) Program Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University, Japan Call For Applications Assistant Professor (non-tenure track).

ASIANetwork – Luce Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Modern Languages and Literatures Department, Moravian College

The Modern Languages and Literatures Department at Moravian College invites applications for an ASIANetwork – Luce Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. This two-year position will begin in August 2021; a Ph.D. is required by this date. This is a half-time teaching and half-time research position.

Tenured Professor of Vietnamese History, Harvard University

Harvard University is seeking applications for the above position.

The Thomas and Margaret Ruth McArthur Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Thomas and Margaret Ruth McArthur Fellowship Fund was established to support Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. The Fellowship will be given to a candidate who has been awarded the Doctor of Philosophy and who wishes to pursue research in the field of Anthropology with a focus in the Asia-Pacific region. Per the terms of the bequest funding this fellowship, preference given to candidates who identify as female. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be based in the School of Social and Political Sciences.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Modern Vietnamese Studies, Columbia University

The Weatherhead East Asia Institute (WEAI) at Columbia University invites applications for the 2021-2022 Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Modern Vietnamese Studies.

Assistant Professorship in Museums and Heritage, Durham University, UK

The Department of Archaeology, Durham University, UK is hiring a full time Assistant Professor in Museums and Heritage. (flexible working arrangements will be considered).

Southeast Asian Studies Archives Fellowship Program

The University of Washington Libraries invites applicants for our Southeast Asian Studies Archives Fellowship Program funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.

Resident Director, Indonesian Flagship Language Initiative Program

American Councils is seeking dynamic and motivated individuals with advanced Indonesian language skills, who can help us further strengthen our programs by serving as Resident Director on a 5-month assignment in Malang, Indonesia in Fall 2021. Tentative employment dates are Mid-August, 2021 to mid-December, 2021.

Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows Program

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.

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Faculty Positions – Various (AY 2021-2022)

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invite applications for various faculty, research, administrative and internship positions in several areas to begin in the academic year 2021-2022.

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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