Job Openings: Three PhD Fellowships in Modern East Asian Studies, Leiden University

job opening - 5Three PhD fellowships in Modern East Asian Studies (anthropology, sociology, history)
“Garbage Matters: A Comparative History of Waste in East Asia,” Japan, South Korea and Taiwan focus

Institution: Leiden University, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Studies
Location:   Netherlands
Position:   Fellow (Anthropology, Sociology, History)

Leiden University invites applications for three salaried PhD fellowships in Modern East Asian Studies from September 2013 or asap thereafter, in a project entitled Garbage Matters: A Comparative History of Waste in East Asia, with Prof. Katarzyna Cwiertkaas principal investigator and funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) .The fellows will focus on Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, respectively. Requirements include a Master’s degree (candidates near completion of the degree will be considered) or equivalent in Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, or Korean Studies with expertise in anthropology, sociology, or history; or a Master’s degree or equivalent in anthropology, sociology, or history with a China, Japan, or Korea specialization; and advanced language skills in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.

Review of applications from 20 May 2013.
Before submitting your application, please read the full CFA at http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/phd-posities/13-125-three-phd-fellowships-in-modern-east-asian-studies-.html

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Before submitting your query, please read the full CFA at http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/phd-posities/13-125-three-phd-fellowships-in-modern-east-asian-studies-.html.

Queries to Katarzyna Cwiertka (k.j.cwiertka@hum.leidenuniv.nl).

Website: http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lias/

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