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Postdoctoral Fellow, Inter-Asia Program

The Inter-Asia Program at the MacMillan Center, Yale University, invites applications for a post- doctoral position. This is a 12 month appointment beginning August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016. Duties, in addition to pursuing your own research, will include:

•  Serve as primary programmatic liaison with the two co-PIs, Helen Siu (East Asian Studies) and K. Sivaramakrishnan (South Asian Studies), the principals at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Program’s researchers around the world.

•  Contribute to Inter-Asia curriculum enrichment and teaching on campus by offering a seminar course based on your inter-Asia research interests during either term in the year and coordinating a working group on course and syllabus development.

•  Facilitate faculty and student interest in Inter-Asia Program activities overseas, working with SSRC and other nodal centers of the Inter-Asia network; engage and expand Inter-Asia Program networks on campus.

All applicants should have completed their PhD by the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter including proposed start date of the fellowship (between August 1st and September 1st); a CV; a one-page description of research plans; a draft course syllabus and a title.  Two letters of reference should be sent directly and should explicitly address your teaching credentials. Please provide names and contact information for your two referees.  Compensation includes an annual salary of $55,000 and health coverage.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on January 12, 2015 and continuing until the selections are final.

To apply, click here: http://apply.interfolio.com/27185

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All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Interfolio. 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, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA.  Email: kasturi.gupta@yale.edu

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Post Doctoral Fellowship in South Asian Studies at Yale University

The South Asian Studies Council (SASC) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for post- doctoral position at Yale University for AY 2015-2016. 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 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; names and contact information of two references. 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 10, 2015 and continuing until the selections are final.

http://apply.interfolio.com/27172

All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Interfolio. 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, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA.  Email: kasturi.gupta@yale.edu