OPPORTUNITIES: China Internship

By Tova Levin
January 14th, 2016 in Featured, Internships + Jobs, Opportunities.

Research Ph.D. Fellowship l Ph.D. in China Fellowship    The Confucius China Studies Program Fellowships provide generous funding and support for qualified U.S. and international (non-Chinese) students who wish to pursue their doctoral research in China. Funding awards range from one semester to four years.    AWARD PACKAGE INCLUDES:  Grantees will receive comprehensive support during their time in China, including:  80,000 RMB annual living stipend  20,000 RMB annual research stipend  Insurance  Host university tuition  Roundtrip airfare  In addition, the Research Ph.D. Fellowship provides financial support for a research visit to China by the grantee's home university adviser. For additional information, please contact: Steven Dale Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship Institute of International Education sdale@iie.org   IIE China Fellowship

OPPORTUNITIES: Visiting Researcher/Artist

By Tova Levin
December 4th, 2015 in Faculty, Featured, Opportunities.



By Kate Xuehui Li
May 30th, 2015 in Opportunities.

The Taiwan Fellowship, established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), provides assistance for foreign experts and scholars interested in research related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region and Chinese studies to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. Financial assistance includes monthly grants paid at the beginning of every month, a round-trip, economy-class ticket for the most direct route to Taiwan, and insurance. The terms of the fellowship last 3-12 months. Eligible applicants include foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral candidates, or doctoral program students at related departments of overseas universities. The application deadline is June 30, 2015 and more information can be found here.

OPPORTUNITIES: Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions and Ethics

By Kate Xuehui Li
April 30th, 2015 in Opportunities.

FACULTY OF ORIENTAL STUDIES in association with All Souls College Start date: 1 January 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The University of Oxford is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill the Spalding Professorship of Eastern Religions and Ethics. The Spalding Professorship is one of the most prestigious international academic positions concerned with the study of Indian religions and philosophies, and the successful candidate will play a leading role in researching and teaching these subjects. The Faculty of Oriental Studies seeks especially applications from colleagues working in Hindu religious and philosophical traditions. The successful candidate will be a scholar of the highest international standing, with an outstanding record of research and publication in Indian religions or philosophies, the ability to teach and... More

OPPORTUNITIES: North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh Faculty Search

By Kate Xuehui Li
April 14th, 2015 in Opportunities.

The Department of History and Philosophy, North South University would need immediately Faculty at Assistant/Associate Professor level for the History part of the Department. Candidates who have just obtained their Ph.d would be offered the post of Assistant Professor and those having a few years’ teaching and research experiences would be offered the post of Associate Professor. The candidates at the moment will be teaching History of Bengal/Bangladesh from the ancient period to the present day. Those who have specialized in South Asian History would be eligible for the post. The present job of the successful candidate will be to teach some aspects of Bengal history and develop the syllabus of Master’s degree in History having the approach of modern day history... More

OPPORTUNITIES: Future Leaders’ Program on the Role of China in the World

By Kate Xuehui Li
April 6th, 2015 in Opportunities.

Future Leaders’ Program on the Role of China in the World Selecting first Cohort Application Opens April 15 with October 1 deadline. Schwarzman Scholars, inspired by the Rhodes scholarship, is a program designed to help future leaders meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond by preparing them to better understand China’s culture, economy, governance and motivations. Up to 200 Scholars chosen annually from around the world for this highly selective, fully-funded program will have an unrivaled opportunity to live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling and developing first-hand exposure to China and its people. Scholars will study for a one-year Masters degree in public policy, international relations, or economics and business at Tsinghua... More

OPPORTUNITIES: The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities (IKGF) Invites Applications for Fellowships

By Kate Xuehui Li
March 30th, 2015 in Opportunities.

The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities (IKGF) "Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication. Strategies for Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe" at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg invites applications for fellowships. We invite scholars from the broader field of Sinology who are working on issues related to our research focus "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication" and preferably those who are open to a comparative approach with an Asian-European perspective. We especially welcome applications from individuals who are willing to contribute to our book series project “Prognostication and Prediction in East Asian Society”, which will be announced at the 1st International Conference on Prognostication and Prediction Research in East Asia at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg in July 2016. The specific topics can be downloaded... More

OPPORTUNITIES: Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Religious Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships & One-year Postdoctoral Writing Grants

By Kate Xuehui Li
March 25th, 2015 in Opportunities.

The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity in Göttingen is offering 1. Postdoctoral Fellowships For two years at the Department of Religious Diversity at the MPI fitting one of the programs outlined on the website: http://www.mmg.mpg.de/departments/religious-diversity/ Preference will be given to candidates working on Asia, but other proposals will be considered. Requirements: Ph.D. in Social/Cultural Anthropology, Religious Studies, Sociology or Political Science. Please send your applications including a c.v. and a list of publications and a writing sample before May 1, 2015, tovdvOffice@mmg.mpg.de 2. One-year Postdoctoral Writing Grants Scholars whose research relates to the substantive concerns of the department’s research program and whose PhDs have been submitted by1 May 2015 are eligible to apply. The fellowship is intended to provide the basis... More

OPPORTUNITIES: WorldTeach – Opportunities for students to teach in China

By Kate Xuehui Li
March 23rd, 2015 in Opportunities.

WorldTeach, a non-profit organization that started at Harvard University in 1986, partners with ministries of education across the globe to provide volunteer teachers to fill educational needs that the ministry has self-identified. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof mentioned WorldTeach as he promoted the importance of young Americans living and working abroad for a year. Through our partnership with the Hunan Provincial Government, WorldTeach places volunteers as full-time English teachers in public schools for either a summer or a year: China Hunan Year - Teach English in middle schools; depart in August, return July 2016. Bachelor's degree required. Program is funded by Hunan Provincial Government, therefore there is no volunteer fee however volunteer is responsible for their airfare. Hunan government funding covers housing, monthly stipend, visa, More


By Kate Xuehui Li
March 5th, 2015 in Opportunities.

1) AIPS CURRENTLY HAS TRAVEL AWARDS!! a) Grant for domestic U.S. or Canada travel for a conference or invited lecture: Visit the AIPS Travel Grant website for additional details on eligibility and the online application form. b) Grant for international travel to Pakistan for a conference or invited lecture: ·      Must be affiliated with a US Academic Institution ·      Must be an AIPS Individual Member or be affiliated with an AIPS Institutional Member ·      Must complete the AIPS online application form c) Grant to bring a Pakistani scholar to the US for a conference or invited lecture: Faculty members of AIPS Member Institutions are invited to submit applications to bring a Pakistani scholar to the US for a conference or invited lecture. Materials needed to apply: ·      Cover letter: ·      Invited speaker’s CV ·      Location of talk or conference ·      Date of talk or conference ·      Letter of invitation to Pakistani scholar... More

OPPORTUNITIES: Summer Service Internship Program March 5 Deadline – America’s Unofficial Ambassadors

By Kate Xuehui Li
March 4th, 2015 in Opportunities.

Become an Unofficial Ambassador – 2015 Summer Service Internship Program Do More with Your Summer. The 2015 Summer Service Internship program with America’s Unofficial Ambassadors offers a unique opportunity for students and recent grads to travel, earn academic credit, and gain hands-on professional experience. Our unofficial ambassadors intern with schools and grassroots organizations working in fields like health, human rights, youth leadership and education while learning about the language and people of their host country. Interns serve for 6 weeks in Indonesia, Morocco, Tajikistan or Tanzania Apply Today. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until March 5, 2015 and grant opportunities are available. To learn more, visit www.unofficialambassadors.org or contact stefanc@creativelearning.org


By Kate Xuehui Li
February 27th, 2015 in Opportunities.

The annual Asian Career Fair will be held on 7 March 2015 at MIT. Many companies from all over Asia will have representatives there and will be recruiting. If you would like to work in Asia, you can register and upload your CV onto their site. Details are below. You can contact the Fair organizers with any questions.

OPPORTUNITIES: 2015 Korean Government Scholarship Program

By Kate Xuehui Li
February 26th, 2015 in Opportunities.

The KGSP isdesigned to provide higher education in Korea for international students, withthe aim of promoting international exchange in education, as well as mutual friendship amongst participating countries. This year, the Korean government wishes to invite 820 international students from 162 countries topursue a Master’s or Doctoral degree in Korea, as well as approximately 20 research scholars. In the case of the USA, there have been 30 applicants nominated including a few separate quotas for Oversees Korean Adoptees. To be selected asa KGSP grantee, an applicant must successfully pass through the 1stSelection Process set by either 1) the Korean embassy in the country of his orher origin OR 2) a KGSP eligible university in Korea. For detailed information on how to apply for this... More

OPPORTUNITES: Teach Filmmaking Overseas

By Kate Xuehui Li
February 16th, 2015 in Opportunities.

100% Fully-Funded Fellowships For Alumni & Graduate Students FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS, a 501c3 nonprofit arts organization, is currently accepting applications for year-long overseas fellowships in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Honduras, India, Kenya, Nepal, Tanzania, and Thailand. All fellowships are 100% fully funded and include round trip international airfare, housing, a food stipend, and travel insurance for a full 12 months. Fellowship Overview All FWB Fellows teach filmmaking and media literacy directly to underserved students in classrooms across Africa, Asia, or Latin America. Fellows are provided a robust equipment package that includes DSLR cameras, pocket cameras, microphones, a laptop, and professional editing software as well as 12 months of curriculum/lesson plans. Alumni and graduate students are encouraged to apply. For eligibility requirements and application deadlines visit developingfilmmakers.org. For more information, click here.

OPPORTUNITIES: ASIANetwork-Luce Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Asian Studies, Bucknell University

By Kate Xuehui Li
February 16th, 2015 in Opportunities.

Bucknell University's Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender (CSREG) and the Departments of Religious Studies, International Relations and Political Science, invite applications for a one-year ASIANetwork-Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Asian Studies to begin in August 2015. Area of expertise should be either 1) Islam in Asia (including South and Southeast Asia, and/or East Asia) or 2) Politics of South and Southeast Asia. The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate courses, mentor students, participate in the intellectual and cultural life of the university, and engage in scholarly research. The fellow will teach at least one course focused on gender, sexuality, ethnicity and/or race. The appointment will be in CSREG and in either the Department of Religious Studies (Islam in Asia) or a joint appointment... More