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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.

Postdoctoral Fellow, South and Southeast Asian Archaeology and History Yale-NUS College Singapore

Seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Fellow in South and Southeast Asian Archaeology and History for a three-year term, starting on 1 March 2022. The successful candidate is expected to participate in a research project on computer-assisted numismatics.

Yale University Library, Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research Support Librarian for South & Southeast Asian Studies

The Librarian for South & Southeast Asian Studies supports the research and teaching mission of Yale as a liaison to the South Asian Studies Council and the Southeast Asian Studies Council at the MacMillan Center. The librarian reports to the Head, Area Studies Group, DASHRS.

History Assistant Prof or Associate Prof in Public History, National University of Singapore

The Department of History at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Public History to commence in August 2022. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History or Public History at the time of appointment.

Lehigh University – Lawrence Henry Gipson Chair in Transnational History

The Department of History at Lehigh University seeks to hire a distinguished scholar as the inaugural Lawrence Henry Gipson Chair in Transnational History. This will be a tenured appointment with highly competitive compensation and research funding at the rank of Professor or advanced Associate Professor. A PhD in History or a related field is required. The successful candidate will also be able to draw on experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, which are central components of Lehigh’s academic excellence. The Department encourages applications from scholars of transnational history (broadly defined) working in all geographical areas and time periods. It welcomes historians with interdisciplinary approaches and international backgrounds.

School of Religion Baker Post-Doctoral Fellow – Contemporary Asian Religions, Queen’s University

Seeking a scholar whose research interests concern Asian religious expressions and practices in the contemporary context. Some examples include: Asian religion(s) and environmental ethics; global Buddhism or Taoism; transmission of Asian religious and spiritual expressions (Yoga, mindfulness) into the global west; hybridity and fluidity of Asian religious expressions globally; intersections of Asian religious expressions with popular culture, art, food, materiality, embodiment, race, gender and/or sexuality.

Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in their area of specialty. Knowledge of a specific religious tradition, such as Buddhism or Taoism, would be considered an asset.

Yale-NUS College Singapore Lecturers and Visiting Professors in Environmental Studies.

The College seeks to hire at least one Visiting Professor and one full-time Lecturer in Environmental Studies. We seek teacher-scholars in the environmental social sciences, with a strong preference for candidates with demonstrated undergraduate teaching experience in environmental studies or associated programmes, and expertise in the environmental humanities and/or environmental policy and policymaking (comparative and/or global). Demonstrated ability to staff the introductory gateway course in environmental studies is a significant plus. These positions are on fixed-term contracts of up to three years, starting in Academic Year 2022-2023.

IMPACT! Filipino-American Internship Program for Summer 2022 (June 6 – August 5)

The US-Asia Institute, a Washington DC nonprofit devoted to improving understanding and strengthening ties between the people and governments of the United States and Asia, is proud to broadcast the 3rd annual IMPACT! Filipino-American Internship Program for Summer 2022 (June – August).

The IMPACT! Program for Filipino-Americans is a 9 week professional development program created by the US-Asia Institute (USAI) in coordination with the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, DC and the Filipino Young Leaders Program– it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Filipino-American young adults to gain a firsthand look at the American government and political system in Washington DC, to engage civically, and to reflect on the role they, as future leaders, might play in strengthening the US-Philippine relationship.

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.

Vietnam Center & Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive – Texas Tech University, Vietnam Center & Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive – Visiting Assistant Archivist – Oral Historian.

The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive (VNCA) at Texas Tech University is currently accepting applications for a newly created Visiting Assistant Archivist position. This is a full-time, 2-year, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track faculty position. Responsibilities for this position include conducting in-depth oral history interviews with individuals involved in various aspects of the Vietnam War and the Vietnam War Era. Successful candidates will be required to conduct background research in both primary and secondary sources in pursuance of quality oral history interviews and will be responsible for the acquisition, cataloging, and maintenance of the oral history collections and their electronic database records. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to deal tactfully with individuals, and sensitive issues.

The Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies at Suffolk University Boston welcomes applications from scholars who wish to be considered for a short-term appointment as a Rosenberg Institute Scholar.

This nonresidential appointment is for those who wish to complete a research paper or project on a topic of contemporary or current policy relevance that focuses on Greater China, Southeast Asia or South Asia. We especially encourage applicants who are willing to disseminate their scholarship to a broad audience, or engage in public scholarship across various platforms. The Rosenberg Institute will select four scholars who will be appointed for the period of September 2022 to June 2024. This is a two year Rosenberg Scholar appointment with the expectation of one semester of “active” involvement with Suffolk University and the Institute. This is not a faculty appointment. During this time Scholars may be asked to present a lecture or talk at Suffolk via Zoom. If the Scholar is invited to visit the Suffolk campus to present in person, expenses for that visit will be paid by the Rosenberg Institute.

Postdoctoral Associate in Southeast Asian Studies with a focus on Myanmar, Council on Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) at Yale University

Appointment period: July 1, 2022 – June 30th, 2023. The Postdoctoral Associate will collaborate with CSEAS faculty to organize, facilitate, and attend events related to Myanmar at Yale, as well as to attend the brownbag series in Southeast Asian Studies, which meets on most Wednesdays at noon throughout the academic year. In addition, the fellow will teach one course of their own design in either of the two semesters in residence. During the fellowship period, the fellow will also be asked to devote the equivalent of one semester of teaching to supporting initiatives on the study of Myanmar at Yale. Aside from these duties, the fellow will be encouraged to devote all other time during the appointment to their own research and publishing agenda. CSEAS will endeavor to create mentorship opportunities for the fellow with faculty in the Council, and, where appropriate, across the university.

Research Chair on Forced Displacement in Southeast Asia The Regional Centre for Social Science and Sustainable Development (RCSD), Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University. (up to 4 1/2 years position)

This exciting role provides the opportunity and scope for an experienced academic to shape research trajectories on refugees and displacement in the region, to play a pivotal role in advocating for protection and support for displaced people, and to develop innovative curricula which work with multiple actors across disciplines and helps mentor emerging scholars from the region.

Southeast Asian Studies Archives Fellowship Program 2022-2023, The University of Washington Libraries

The University of Washington Libraries invites recent Ph.D. graduates, or finishing doctoral candidates across all disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences to apply for a one-quarter long full time paid fellowships in the 2022-2023 academic year. Fellows will spend a quarter in one of the leading Southeast Asian Studies library collections in the country, and have the opportunity to learn about library and archival practice while working with Southeast Asia Librarian, Dr. Judith Henchy. Funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.

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