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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.
Asst Prof in British History (secondary expertise in Southeast Asia encouraged), Missouri State University.
The History Department at Missouri State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship with a specialization in British History in the long nineteenth-century (1750-1914) to begin August 2022. The department is particularly interested in candidates with an established research agenda whose work engages with British history from an imperial, transnational, and/or global perspective. Candidates with a secondary regional field in the history of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and/or the Indian Ocean World are strongly encouraged to apply.
2021 SEAREG Fellow
Do you know (or know of) a phenomenal emerging scholar of Southeast Asia? Nominate her/him/them to be a 2021 SEAREG Fellow! SEAREG Fellows are advanced social science PhD students (or newly minted PhDs) who display unusual promise as scholars of Southeast Asia. They are selected semi-annually via a competitive process. Before nominating someone, you will need a copy of their current CV and an unpublished paper they will present at the 2021 SEAREG winter conference, taking place December 9-11 and hosted by Emory University.
Duke-DKU Global Fellows Program 2022-23
Duke-DKU Global Fellows Program Guidelines for the 2022-2023 Fellowship Applications are now out! Applications are now accepted on a rolling basis up to December 15, 2021, by 5pm (EST). Review of applications will begin on November 1st.
Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program for undergrad/grads with Malay/Indonesian-language skills – “Winning Hears and Minds: Malay and Indonesian Titles” project
Fellowship opportunity at the Library of Congress for undergraduate and graduate students with Malay/Indonesian-language skills. The fellowship on offer is part of the Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, and involves working on a project titled “Winning Hearts and Minds: Malay and Indonesian Titles.” The project seeks to have Malay and Indonesian titles in the Library’s Franklin Book Program (FBP) collection inventoried to make them more discoverable. In addition to working on an inventory of these titles, the Junior Fellow will research the history of the FBP in Malaysia and Indonesia to prepare a post for LC’s 4 Corners of the World blog. The Junior Fellow will also work on an online research guide on the FBP collection started by previous fellows and a South Asia librarian. In collaboration with the project mentor, the Junior Fellow will identify and describe materials representative of this project for an exhibit presentation near the conclusion of the program.
Two new positions at Research Institution for Languages and Cultures of Asia (RILCA), Mahidol University
RILCA is seeking candidates for two new positions:
1) English language editor;
2) Visiting Research Fellow.
Fung Global Fellows Program 2022-23, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)
Princeton University is pleased to announce the call for applications to the Fung Global Fellows Program at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). The 2022-23 theme is “Sustainable Futures.”
Asst. Prof, Global Studies-Asia (Southeast Asia teaching a plus), Rutgers University
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Jersey, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Global Studies-Asia, beginning September 2022. Regional and disciplinary focus is open, but broad grounding in the humanities with expert knowledge of one or more Asian country and language is required. Ability to include Southeast Asia in their teaching is a plus, as well as willingness to support Asian American and Asian diaspora initiatives at the university.
The Anthony Smith Visiting Fellowship, LSE IDEAS
The Anthony Smith Visiting Fellowship provides £5,000 for a one to two month research stay at LSE IDEAS. It is intended primarily, but not exclusively, for scholars in the early stages of their career, namely doctoral candidates and post-doctoral fellows whose work and research focuses primarily on a topic related to nationalism. Visiting Fellows will be required to write a Strategic Update on their research topic (up to 5,000 words) and present their research at an ASEN/LSE IDEAS seminar.
Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Distinguished Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia
The Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Distinguished Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia is accepting applications from now till 31 January 2022. Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford fellows spend three or four months at Stanford and two to four months at NUS, writing and conducting research on, or related to, contemporary Southeast Asia.
Research Officer, Myanmar Studies Programme (MmSP) /Thailand Studies Programme (TSP) (1-year contract)
The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore is inviting applications for a Research Officer, Myanmar Studies Programme (MmSP) /Thailand Studies Programme (TSP) (1-year contract). The Research Officer will support research projects and programme activities under the Myanmar Studies Programme (MmSP) and Thailand Studies Programme (TSP). They will have the opportunity to learn from experts and undertake a personal research project.
(Full-time, tenure-track) Assistant Professor in Southeast Asian History, Department of History at the UW-Madison
The Department of History at the UW-Madison invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Southeast Asian History beginning August 2022. This position is part of a multi-disciplinary hiring cluster connected to a campus initiative focused on Social Justice in Southeast Asia. Time period and sub-field open but with a preference for research and teaching strengths in gender/sexuality history. Applicants must have advanced language skills in one or more Southeast Asian languages and relevant archival/historical research experience.
Assistant Professor, Slayton Professorship in East Asian Politics, Department of Politics and Philosophy at the University of Idaho
The Department of Politics and Philosophy at the University of Idaho invites applications the Slayton Professorship in East Asian Politics. This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. While the position is open to applicants from all subfields, the successful candidate will have a specialization in Chinese politics and foreign policy and will also have an interest in South East Asia. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2022. Application open until position is filled.
PostDoctoral Fellowship, “Vietnamese Missing-in-Action and Legacies of the Vietnam War,” Vietnam Center & Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive and the Institute for Peace & Conflict at Texas Tech University
The Vietnam Center & Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive and the Institute for Peace & Conflict at Texas Tech University are pleased to announce a Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity as part of our new project, “Vietnamese Missing-in-Action and Legacies of the Vietnam War.” This fellowship is in-residence at Texas Tech University for an initial appointment of one year, with the possibility of additional annual appointments for up to five years. Please send CVs, cover letters, and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous Job Posts
- Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology of Asia or Social Geography of Asia, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, Loyola Marymount University
- Research Fellow, The Department of Political and Social Change at Australian National University
- Assistant Professor in Modern East Asian History, The History Department at Boston University
- The Courtauld Institute of Art in London is currently running two searches for scholars focusing on art of the Buddhist world
- Core Faculty Position in Southeast Asian History Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, Qatar
- Assistant Professor in Southeast Asian Studies – Southeast Asia in the World, The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Victoria