University of San Francisco, Center for the Pacific Rim
“Asia Pacific: Perspectives” Co-editor / Kiriyama Fellowship (AY 2013-2014)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The Center for the Pacific Rim at the University of San Francisco is pleased to announce the call for applicants for the “Asia Pacific: Perspectives” Co-editor Kiriyama Fellowship (AY 2013-2014).
The University of San Francisco’s Center for the Pacific Rim is a leader in bridging the Asia Pacific region through programs that promote research, teaching and public programs. The Center for the Pacific Rim oversees and is the primary administrative office for Asia Pacific: Perspectives.
Asia Pacific: Perspectives (ISSN: 2167-1699)is a peer-reviewed electronic journal published by the University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim. It welcomes submissions from all fields of the social sciences and the humanities with relevance to the Asia Pacific/Pacific Rim with an emphasis on papers adopting a comparative, interdisciplinary approach to issues of interrelatedness across the Pacific.
The fellow’s responsibilities will be:
· 20 hours/week co-editorship of Asia Pacific: Perspectives
· Remainder of time to be spent pursing academic research on a topic in the field of East Asian Studies, especially border crossing and transnational topics.
The fellow will be expected to:
· Serve as co-editor of Asia Pacific: Perspectives along with the current USF faculty co-editor
· Solicit and help select papers for the journal
· Assist in finding peer reviewers for submitted papers
· Work with the managing editor of the journal to ensure timely publication of the issue
· Produce one co-edited issue of the journal during one-year term as fellow
· Interact productively with the Center for the Pacific Rim, USF faculty and students by taking part in Center activities throughout the year and presenting his/her research in Center seminars/workshops and/or the Center’s graduate courses
Candidates must have a PhD in the field of Asian Studies (social sciences and the humanities) at the time of the appointment.
Open to applicants of all ranks including senior scholars who may wish to spend a sabbatical year at USF. Preference is for candidates who have published widely and have numerous contacts in the field and who have experience in editing an online journal.
Fellows must be in residence for the duration of the 9 month appointment (August 1, 2013– May 31, 2014 and on campus during the regular workday subject to standard university and national holidays).
Appointment is for 9 months, with the possibility of renewal for a second term.
Review of applications will begin: December 15, 2012
Required Application Materials:
· Curriculum vitae
· 5-10 page double-spaced description of proposed research and deliverable
outcomes for the year, including the contribution the research
would make in the relevant field(s) and to the USF Center for the Pacific
Rim and Asia Pacific: Perspectives’ mission and focus
· Financial support, indicating specifics of support requested (line items with dollar amounts) and any external funding applicant may have
· Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which should be from a scholar outside the applicant’s home institution.
All application materials may be submitted via e-mail to:
Subject Line: “Asia Pacific: Perspectives” Fellow Search
Note: Letters of recommendation must be submitted directly from the recommender.
Prof. Melissa Dale
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies