Post Doctoral Fellowships in South Asian Studies
(Humanities and Social Sciences)
South Asian Studies Council

The South Asian Studies Council (SASC) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for post- doctoral positions at Yale University for AY 2012-2013. The Council expects to make one appointment with the possibility of a one-year renewal. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to modern and contemporary South Asia, in the humanities or social sciences. Candidates with a PhD in South Asian History and other Humanities including Cinema, Literatures, Music and History of Art are especially encouraged to apply.

All applicants should have in-depth knowledge of at least one SA-related language and fluency in English; and must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment. The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in each of two terms related to his/her interests, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of the South Asian Studies Council. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page description of research plans; a draft of a course syllabus and a title and brief summary of a second course; a CV; two letters of reference which also attest to your teaching abilities (and please ensure that referees contact information is included). Compensation includes an annual salary of $55,000 - $60,000, depending on rank and seniority of the selected individual, and health coverage.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on January 09, 2012 and continuing until the selections are final. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Academic Jobs On-Line

Uploaded PDF copies of signed reference letters will be accepted but signed hard copies should be mailed to the address below.

Ms. Kasturi Gupta, Program Manager
South Asian Studies Council, TheMacMillan Center for International and Area Studies,
P.O. Box 208206
New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA.