Post-doctoral Mellon Fellowships (2) Japanese History; East Asian Humanities, East Asian Studies

Postdoctoral Fellowships in East Asian Studies

Institution: Johns Hopkins University – Homewood, East Asian Studies
Location:   Maryland, United States
Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Johns Hopkins University Program in East Asian Studies invites applications for the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Studies for two fellows, who will be appointed to a one-year term renewable for a second year, beginning July 1, 2013. One position requires a specialization in early modern or modern Japanese history, the other in East Asian humanities, including social or cultural anthropology, art history, literature, or philosophy. The fellowship period will be for two years, from fall 2012 until spring 2014. Fellows will teach one course each semester and are also expected to pursue research that will make a significant contribution to the field of East Asian studies. Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. (received between January 1, 2009 and June 30, 2012). Application deadline: January 15, 2012.

Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Acting/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: To apply, send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a dissertation outline or writing sample, and a sample course syllabus to EAS Coordinator Tyree Powell at Please also ask three referees to send letters of recommendation to Mr. Powell.


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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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