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Research internship: ‘Digital humanities and traditional Indonesian literature’

Research internship: ‘Digital humanities and traditional Indonesian literature’

As of September 1, 2018, KITLV is offering a three-months’ internship for an MA-student in literature, history, computer science or area studies.

Intership
The intern will assist dr. Kathryn Wellen with a pilot study which uses digital humanities techniques to study family relations in state formation in early modern Indonesian history.  The intern’s tasks will be to:

  • assemble data from published (translations of) five or six Indonesian texts;
  • analyze assembled data using geographic and network analyses;
  • assist in planning a second, larger-scale study using similar methods.

The internship will take place at the KITLV and will be for 3 months, 3 days per week. (This is equal to 10 ECT.  Academic credit may be arranged with the intern’s academic institution.)  The intern is encouraged to participate in the intellectual life of KITLV and the Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities.

Knowledge of digital humanities (particularly knowledge of network analysis and GIS software) is strongly preferred.  Knowledge of Indonesian or Dutch is also desirable.

KITLV offers:

  • the opportunity to gain working experience at an international research institute
  • the opportunity to give a presentation during a research meeting and to attend seminars within and outside KITLV to expand your academic network.
  • an internship fee of 180 euro bruto per month (based on 3 days per week) and if needed travel expenses will be covered.

Deadline application
Please send your application consisting of an expression of interest and cv including the names of at least two references to Dr. Kathryn Wellen: ln.vltik@nellew. The deadline for this application is June 28, 2018.

Voir : http://www.kitlv.nl/research-internship-digital-humanities-traditional-indonesian-literature/

The McConnell Foundation Scholarship for SAIL 2018

The McConnell Foundation Scholarship for SAIL 2018!

Program Date: June 27 – July 31, 2018

The Center for Lao Studies is very please to announce that through the generous support of The McConnell Foundation, we will be offering up to four (4) fellowships for exceptional applicants to attend SAIL program for this summer.

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Visiting Fellowships in Indonesia Studies ISEAS

Visiting Fellowships in Indonesia Studies ISEAS

The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (formerly Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) invites applications for Visiting Fellowships in Indonesia Studies. Preference will be given to candidates who have done or can work on projects associated with one or more of the following themes:

  • The dynamics of Indonesian domestic politics and elections
  • The evolving role of the military in post-1998 Indonesia
  • Urbanization, decentralization and socio-political change in Indonesia
  • The application of quantitative analysis and/or Geographic Information System to the study of social trends in Southeast Asia

Other Requirements

  • Applicants must have received their Ph.D. degree no earlier than 1 August 2013, in any area of the humanities or social sciences (especially economics, political science/government, sociology, anthropology, geography and urban studies). The successful applicant is expected to start no later than 2 January 2019 and must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. degree at the point of employment.
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is preferred, along with good communications, networking and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

Depending on the expertise of the candidate, he or she will be conducting one or two projects related to the themes listed above. Visiting Fellows are also expected to contribute to ISEAS in the following ways:

  • Monitor economic, political and/or social cultural trends in Indonesia/Southeast Asia.
  • Write for a range of ISEAS publishing outlets such as ISEAS e-publications, Working Papers, academic journals and books.
  • Contribute to ISEAS collective research efforts.


Fellowship Benefits

  • An all-inclusive and fixed monthly stipend commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • A monthly housing subsidy (applicable to non-Singaporeans only).
  • Term of each fellowship is one year, with possible extension for another year.

Application

Please submit one original and one copy of a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover letter (1 page)
  • Research Statement (elaborating on what you think are the key questions to be examined in Indonesia for the next 2-3 years; 300-500 words)
  • Research Plan (for one or two projects; each plan should address the research question, methodology and timeline; 3 pages each, double-spaced)
  • Dissertation abstract and table of contents
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcript of grades and certified copy of Ph.D. degree (if degree is not in hand at time of application, a letter is needed from the thesis supervisor stating the expected date of completion)
  • Two letters of recommendation (sealed and signed; original copy only)

Enquiries: Please contact Senior Manager Human Resources (positions@iseas.edu.sg).
Please send application package by 30 March 2018 to: Senior Manager (Human Resource)

ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119614

Tel: 67780955
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

Voir : https://www.iseas.edu.sg/about-us/opportunities/career-opportunities

Visiting Fellowships Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre

Visiting Fellowships Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre

The Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC) at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS) in Singapore pursues research on premodern interactions between Asian societies and civilisations. NSC is now accepting Visiting Fellowship applications from scholars of all ranks who wish to undertake research in two areas:

1. Extra-regional linkages and networks: Focus on premodern maritime history, trade routes and economic links between Southeast Asia and China or India.
2. Intra-regional linkages and networks: Focus on premodern flows of economic activity, power, language, culture and religion within the Southeast Asian region.

The Visiting Fellowship will be for one year, with a possibility for extension.

Responsibilities
Successful applicants are expected to complete a paper based on their research for the peer-reviewed NSC Working Paper series or Archaeology Report Series; contribute short articles to NSC Highlights; give a public seminar in ISEAS; and contribute administratively to NSC and assist in developing NSC’s publications series where possible.

Fellowship Benefits
Successful applicants will receive a monthly (all-inclusive) stipend that is commensurate with his/her rank and experience. A round-trip economy airfare between the home country of the researcher and Singapore will also be provided (applicable to non-Singaporeans only).

Application
Applications should include a cover letter, a full CV, two reference letters, and a research proposal of not more than five pages (double spaced). The proposal should discuss the topic to be examined, plans for any fieldwork and duration, projected timeline of research, and output. The preferred period for the fellowship should also be indicated.

Review of applications will begin on 1 March 2018. The search will continue until appointments are made. Applications should be sent to the following address:

ATTN: Visiting Fellow Applications
Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119614

Email: positions@iseas.edu.sg
Enquiries: Please contact Senior Manager (Human Resource) at positions@iseas.edu.sg
For more information on NSC please visit our page.
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

Voir : https://www.iseas.edu.sg/about-us/opportunities/career-opportunities

Research Officer ISEAS

ISEAS Carrier Opportunities : Research Officer

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provide research support to the Institute’s Indonesia Studies Programme (ISP) and its researchers
  • Undertake analytical research on Indonesian domestic politics, culture and society.
  • Undertake translation work involving Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • Publish findings in a range of outlets provided by ISEAS, in the form of e-publications, and book chapters
  • Assist in the organization and management of conferences, workshops and seminars
  • Assist in the editorial management of ISP’s publications
  • Contribute to ISEAS collective research and public outreach efforts

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any area of the humanities or social sciences (especially Southeast Asia studies, political science/government, sociology, anthropology, geography and urban studies)
  • Native or near-native competency in Bahasa Indonesia and the ability to work on primary materials in Bahasa Indonesia
  • Experience with conducting social research in Indonesia
  • Good analytical skills with an aptitude for social research
  • Good communication, writing and editorial skills in English
  • Relevant working experience in research-oriented departments/organisations would be an advantage
  • Positive work attitude and ability to work under tight schedule

A remuneration package commensurate with experience and ability will be provided. Those interested are invited to send an updated CV and a covering letter to:

Senior Manager (Human Resource)
ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119614
Tel: 67780955

Email: positions@iseas.edu.sg
Closing Date: 16 March 2018
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

Voir : https://www.iseas.edu.sg/about-us/opportunities/career-opportunities

2018-19 Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia

2018-19 Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia

Accepting applications : 13/11/2017 – 02/03/2018

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Stanford University (Stanford) are pleased to announce that applications are welcome between now and 2 March 2018 for the 2018-19 Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellowship on Southeast Asia. Interested individuals with backgrounds or positions in the social sciences or humanities are encouraged to apply. Candidates may be of any nationality or seniority.

One or two candidates may be awarded fellowships. A successful candidate will spend two to four months at NUS and two to four months at Stanford, writing and conducting research on, or related to, contemporary Southeast Asia.  Fellows will also have opportunities to speak and take part in seminars and workshops organized by relevant campus units. In determining the overall length of the fellowship and the sequencing of the stays at each campus, the preferences of the fellow concerned will be taken into account.

Fellowships will normally begin and end within the period from 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2019.  Each fellowship will cover one roundtrip economy-class airfare from the fellow’s country of residence to NUS (or Stanford), continuing on to Stanford (or NUS), and returning from Stanford (or NUS) to the fellow’s country of residence, and will include a stipend of US$ 7500 per month during the fellowship period.

Applicants should submit the following six (6) items:
(1) a project statement (not exceeding three pages) that addresses the candidate’s research project’s central analytic question(s), explains its intellectual contribution to scholarship on Southeast Asia, and describes the writing and research envisaged during the fellowship. The statement should also clearly state the specific research outcomes envisaged.
(2) a detailed schedule of the proposed fellowship period including dates of anticipated residence at NUS and at Stanford.
(3) a sample of published, English-language work by the candidate that is directly or indirectly related to the research project.
(4) the candidate’s full curriculum vitae including a list of publications.
(5) full contact information, including email addresses, for three (3) academic referees who should be able, if asked, to evaluate the proposal and the candidate.
(6) full contact information for the applicant including an email address.

Complete applications are due by 2 March 2018.  Results will be announced no later than late April 2018.

Applications should be sent simultaneously to both NUS and Stanford at these addresses:

NUS – Lee Kong Chian NUS-SU Initiative on Southeast Asia, Research Division, Dean’s Office, FASS, National University of Singapore, The Shaw Foundation Building, 5 Arts Link, Block AS7, Level 6, Singapore 117570
Email: nusstanfordsea@nus.edu.sg; tel: (65) 6516 7035; fax: (65) 6773 6878
Website: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/research/nusstanfordsea/

Stanford – Lee Kong Chian NUS-SU Initiative on Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia Program, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Encina Hall E-301, Stanford University, 616 Serra Street, Stanford, CA 94305-6055, USA
Email: llee888@stanford.edu; tel: (650) 725 2429; fax: (650) 650 723 6530
Website: http://aparc.fsi.stanford.edu/fellowships/nus_stanford

Please direct all queries to nusstanfordsea@nus.edu.sg or llee888@stanford.edu.

Franklin and Marshall College, History Visiting Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian/South Asian/Chinese Studies – Department of History at Franklin & Marshall College

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Franklin and Marshall College: History
Visiting Assistant Professor – Southeast Asian/South Asian/Chinese History (one-year)

 

Location: Lancaster, PA

Closes: Feb 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Department of History at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Southeast Asian, South Asian, or Chinese history, beginning Fall semester 2018. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor depending on qualifications. Candidates should have or be close to completing the Ph.D. Teaching experience is required. Teaching load is 3/2. The successful candidate will teach two surveys of Asian history (pre-modern and modern), as well as topics courses in areas of expertise, and contribute to the College’s general education curriculum, « Connections. »

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others to overcome barriers to academic success.

Qualifications

Candidates should have or be close to completing the Ph.D. Teaching experience is required.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/47457: letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and teaching evaluation forms. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2018, or until the position is filled. Queries may be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Richard Reitan, at richard.reitan@fandm.edu.

Advanced Associate Professor/Professor, East Asia and/or Southeast Asia before 1900

Advanced Associate Professor/Professor, East Asia and/or Southeast Asia before 1900, History departement, University of Texas – Austin

For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2017.

As part of a major departmental initiative in transnational history, the History Department of the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the position of advanced Associate Professor/Full Professor in East Asian and/or Southeast Asian history before 1900. The area of specialization is open.

Applicants should have an outstanding record of publication and an established international reputation in the field. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, demonstrate effective classroom teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.

A PhD degree in History or related field is required. Applicants may currently hold the rank of either associate or full professor. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Jacqueline Jones, Chair, Department of History. All materials should be submitted online via: https://dossier.interfolio.com/apply/44396.

Plus d’informations sur : https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55629

Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (formerly Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) invites applications for Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies.

MYANMAR STUDIES

Preference will be given to candidates who have done or can work on projects associated with one or more of the following themes:

  1. Myanmar’s ongoing peace process, including its implications for implementation of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) and the development of political and administrative structures at the sub-national level.
  2. Myanmar’s external relations, including those with ASEAN, China, Japan, and other major powers.
  3. Prospects for Myanmar’s economic transformation.
  4. Emerging political configurations in the run-up to the 2020 general elections.
  5. Dynamics of civil-military relations, including in the economic and legislative spheres.

Other requirements

  • Applicants must have received their Ph.D. degree in any area of the humanities or social sciences (especially economics, political science, sociology, anthropology).  Successful applicants are expected to start on or after 1 April 2018 and must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. degree at the point of employment.
  • Fluency in English and an ability to conduct research in Burmese, along with good communication, networking and interpersonal skills.

Please send application package by 31 December 2017 to:

Ms Tracy Ki
Senior Manager (HR)
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace

Singapore 119614

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Assistant Professor in the Area of History, Politics, or International Relations With a Focus on Southeast Asia

Assistant Professor in the Area of History, Politics, or International Relations With a Focus on Southeast Asia, John Hopkins University

The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) is seeking to fill a position for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the areas of history, politics, or international relations with a primary focus on Southeast Asia. Candidates who combine their work on Southeast Asia with an interest in domestic politics, conflict management, international development, or international relations are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates with a background in other social sciences with an interest in policy are also encouraged to apply. The position is located in Washington, D.C. The goal is to fill the position during the Fall 2017 semester, with the appointment starting effectively on July 1, 2018.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. awarded by June 2018 will be a condition for employment. The ideal applicant will have strong academic credentials and a commitment to improve public policy. A record of excellence in teaching would be a distinct advantage.

Plus d’informations sur : http://jobs.world.edu/jobs/assistant-professor-in-the-area-of-history-politics-or-international-relations-with-a-focus-on-southeast-asia/

 

Assistant Professor – History of Asian Art – University of Colorado Boulder

Assistant Professor – History of Asian Art – University of Colorado Boulder

The Department of Art & Art History at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of Asian Art, to begin August 2018. Open to any Asian specialization from any historical period, including contemporary. Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses (two courses per semester), conduct an active research program, and provide service to the department.

 Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Plus d’informations sur : https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=10140&lang=en

Academic Position Assistant Professor in Asian Religions Dartmouth College

Academic Position

Assistant Professor in Asian Religions

Dartmouth College

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Web announcement: https://apply.interfolio.com/43693

The Department of Religion at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Asian Religions. Appointment to begin as early as July 1, 2018. Applications from candidates who specialize in Japanese, Tibetan/Himalayan, or Southeast Asian religions, whose academic specialization lies in religion or in an academic discipline relating to the study of religion are encouraged. The successful candidate will be grounded in both theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of religion, as well as the relevant primary languages.

Postdoctoral fellowship in Southeast Asian Studies

Postdoctoral fellowship in Southeast Asian Studies, Chao Center for Asian Studies, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Open date : 23 August 2017

The Chao Center for Asian Studies (CCAS) at Rice University is currently accepting applications for the Henry Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Southeast Asian Studies to begin January 1, 2018 (pending funding approval). The search is open to any aspects of academic research in Southeast Asia with a transnational orientation. By “transnational,” we mean an approach that devotes particular attention to the movement of people, products, ideas, beliefs, ethics, technologies, etc. across established borders and boundaries. Expectation is to teach one course a year and contribute to the Chao Center intellectual community.

Ph.D. degree by December 31, 2017 in one of the following fields: anthropology, art history, Asian studies, Asian American studies, cinema, comparative literature, Sanskrit studies, global health studies, history, political science, religion, sociology, or women’s/gender/sexuality studies.

The annual stipend is $50,000, with an additional $5,000 for research and travel expenses, and a one-time relocation allowance of $3,000 will also be provided. Renewal for the second year will be contingent upon the appointee’s performance in the first year.

Plus d’informations sur : https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/11649

 

Academic Position Vietnamese Lecturer Columbia University

Academic Position Vietnamese Lecturer Columbia University

Deadline: September 15, 2017

Web announcement: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1503605340105

The Vietnamese Language Program of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in modern Vietnamese, beginning fall 2018. Responsibilities include teaching first-year through fourth-year modern Vietnamese. We are particularly interested in an engaging instructor willing to work collaboratively with other Columbia faculty and staff in developing Vietnamese studies at Columbia. Applicants should have extensive experience in teaching Vietnamese at the university-level to native speakers of English, demonstrated exceptional teaching achievement at all levels (level 1 through level 4) with both heritage and non-heritage learners, and familiarity with instructional technology.

Field schools and exchanges – Field School: Rural-Urban Migration in Batam

Field schools and exchanges
Take your studies to Southeast Asia

Combine study and travel by participating in exchange programs or field schools, bringing your new knowledge to life in a different culture.

Field School: Rural-Urban Migration in Batam

There are a number of exciting ways that University of Sydney students can participate in exchange programs or field schools in Southeast Asian countries.

Our flagship field schools bring students from different disciplines together to tackle a real-world problem specific to a country in the region. Our students have undertaken exchanges in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Singapore, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

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