HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
20 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

2021-22 REISCHAUER INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES
School    Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area    Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Position Description    
2021-22 REISCHAUER INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES

Applicant Deadline: Friday, December 18, 2020, 5:00PM EST
Recommender Deadline: Friday, January 8, 2021, 5:00PM EST

The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (RIJS) at Harvard University will offer several Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies to recent PhD graduates of exceptional promise, to provide the opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to turn their dissertations into publishable manuscripts.

APPOINTMENT TERM:
10 months, commencing September 2021.

FELLOWSHIP GRANT:
Stipend of $60,000; health insurance coverage for the grantee; and up to $5,000 in research funds.
Postdoctoral fellows will be provided office space, as well as access to the libraries and resources of Harvard University.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Postdoctoral fellows are expected to reside in the Cambridge area during the appointment term and participate in RIJS activities and events. Postdoctoral fellows will also be expected to give a presentation at the RIJS Japan Forum lecture series.

Basic Qualifications    
Applicants must have received their PhD in 2016 or later, in Japanese studies, in any area of the humanities or social sciences. Those who are selected to receive fellowships must have a Registrar-certified PhD degree by June 30, 2021.

Additional Qualifications    
RIJS especially encourages applications from those who have not previously held postdoctoral appointments at Harvard.

Special Instructions    
For details and application instructions, view: https://rijs.fas.harvard.edu/postdoctoral/rijs

Contact Information    
Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Phone: (617) 495-3220

Contact Email    rijspostdoc@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer    
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required    2 
Maximum Number of References Allowed    2  

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