Post Doctoral Fellowships in South Asian Studies AY 2014-2015

The South Asian Studies Council (SASC) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for post-doctoral positions at Yale University for AY 2014-2015. The Council expects to make one or two appointments. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to modern and contemporary South Asia, in the humanities or social sciences.

All applicants should have in-depth knowledge of at least one SA-related language and fluency in English; and must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment. The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in each of two terms related to his/her interests, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of the South Asian Studies Council. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page description of research plans; a draft of a course syllabus and a title and brief summary of a second course; a CV; names and contact information of two references. Compensation includes an annual salary of $55,000 – $60,000, depending on rank and seniority of the selected individual, and health coverage.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on January 10, 2014 and continuing until the selections are final.

Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Academic Jobs On-Line. Uploaded PDF copies of signed reference letters will be accepted but signed hard copies should be mailed to the address below:

Ms. Kasturi Gupta
Program Manager
South Asian Studies Council
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies
34 Hillhouse Avenue
P.O. Box 208206
New Haven, CT 06520-8206