Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Fellow at Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre of the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore
The Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC) of the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore, pursues research on historical interactions among Asian societies and civilizations prior to the 17th century. NSC is now accepting applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship and/or Visiting Fellowship/Visiting Senior Fellowship from scholars at all ranks who wish to undertake research and writing in areas related to:
1. State formation and social formation in Southeast Asia
2. Historical linkages between Southeast Asia and China
3. Historical linkages between Southeast Asia and India
The Post-Doctoral Fellowship will be for a period of one year, and can commence from January 2016. Applicants should have graduated with a PhD no longer than 3 years prior to their successful appointment at NSC.
The Visiting Fellowship/Visiting Senior Fellowship will be for a period of up to six months and can commence any time between January and June 2016.
While in residence in Singapore, the Fellow is expected to complete a paper on the proposed topic (to be published in a peer-reviewed journal), organise or contribute to a workshop, and give a public seminar hosted by ISEAS-Yusof Ishak. Fellows are also expected to contribute to the academic environment of NSC and its parent institute, and assist in developing NSC's publications series where possible.
The fellowship includes a monthly (all-inclusive) stipend that is commensurate with the successful applicant's rank and experience. A round-trip economy airfare between the home country of the researcher and Singapore will also be provided.
Applicants should include with their applications a cover letter, a full CV, two letters of reference, and a research proposal of approximately five pages (double spaced). The proposal should discuss the topic to be examined, plans for any fieldwork, project time frame, and envisaged output. The preferred period for the fellowship should also be indicated.
The deadline for applications is 24 November 2015 and applications should be sent to the following address:
ATTN: Post-Doctoral/Visiting Fellowship Application
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)
Mr Ang Swee Loh
Deputy Head, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute
|Primary Category:||Southeast Asian History / Studies