Department/Area: Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
2021-22 REISCHAUERINSTITUTEPOSTDOCTORALFELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESESTUDIES
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.
APPOINTMENTTERM: 10 months, commencing September 2021.
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.
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.
RIJS especially encourages applications from those who have not previously held postdoctoral appointments at Harvard.
Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Phone: (617) 495-3220
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NOTE: This year, the Reischauer Institute is offering two fellowship opportunities, the Japan Digital Fellowship and the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies. Applicants may NOT submit applications to both fellowships. We will ONLY accept one application per individual. Applicants should carefully consider which application they intend to submit.
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.
Internal Number: 9818
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