An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Studies

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October 25th, 2012

Harvard University’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Studies. Well-designed projects at any stage, from initial research to revision for publication, are welcome.

Research topics can cover any period of Chinese history or contemporary China and involve any academic discipline. Applicants in pre-modern humanities are encouraged to apply, as are applicants in contemporary social sciences. Priority will be given to candidates who have had no previous postdoctoral fellowships.

An Wang Postdoctoral Fellows will be expected to teach one course in coordination with a relevant department at Harvard University. Please include with your application materials and a description of potential courses you would be able to teach. Finalists will be required to submit a syllabus for their proposed course(s).

The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000. Candidates must be able to provide evidence of successful completion of their PhD degree by June of the year of appointment and may not be more than five years beyond receipt of the PhD. Harvard University doctoral degree recipients are not eligible for this fellowship. Application deadline is January 11, 2013.

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