Arizona State University, Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies
Postdoctoral fellowship in a social science or humanities discipline with a research agenda that combines a Russian, Eurasian, or East European regional focus and global relevance
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|Location:||Arizona, United States|
Arizona State University’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to begin in July 2020. One one-year fellowship is open to early-career scholars whose work combines regional focus with global relevance. As well as conducting their own research, the Melikian postdoctoral fellow will teach two or three courses; participate in Melikian Center workshops and events; and contribute to the Center’s public profile through community programming, grant-writing, and/or generating content for the Center’s online presence. Post-doctoral appointments at ASU do not offer tenure. The salary for the position is set at $49,000 per year.
ASU is committed to inclusive, equitable and team-oriented work environment that promotes the candidate’s career and personal advancement. The Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies offers a supportive and stimulating intellectual environment as well as a diverse collection of faculty with expertise in related field. In addition to participating in the required activities of the project, the Postdoctoral Research Scholar will be able to participate in conferences, public lectures and outreach activities of the Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies as well as activities of related academic units at ASU.
Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research institution committed to discovery and scholarship in the integrated social sciences and comprehensive arts and sciences. The Melikian Center was established as a faculty consortium in 1984, with a mission to advance innovative research and teaching on the languages, societies and geopolitics of greater Eurasia. The Center has over 60 faculty affiliates from a wide range of disciplines, and supports graduate and undergraduate student success through language and regional study. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.
- Scholarly work in a social science or humanities discipline that combines regional focus and global relevance;
- Ability to prepare two courses;
- Ability to participate in Melikian Center workshops and events;
- Ability to contribute to the Center’s public profile through community programming, grant-writing, and/or generating content for the Center’s online presence.
Applications are welcomed from scholars in any academic discipline. Applicants with demonstrated interest in public-facing or engaged scholarship, and willingness to contribute to grant development and proposal preparation at the Center are especially encouraged.
The successful candidate must have received a Ph.D. within the last five years in one of the following fields: Russian, Eurasian, or East European Studies, or another salient field in social sciences or humanities.
- Demonstrated interest in public-facing or engaged scholarship; and
- Demonstrated willingness to contribute to grant development and proposal preparation at the Center.
Instructions to apply
To apply for this position, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/73910. Applicants must submit electronically:
- Cover letter and research interests. Applicants should describe experience and suitability for the position.
- Current curriculum vitae or resume.
- One-page seminar course prospectus.
- Three confidential letters of reference.
Application close date
The deadline will be Friday March 13 at 3:00 p.m. AZ time.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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