2024-25 Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area: Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Position Description2024-25 REISCHAUER INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES
Applicant Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023, 5:00PM EST
Recommender Deadline: Friday, January 5, 2024, 5:00PM EST
The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (RIJS) at Harvard University will offer several Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies to recent PhD graduates of exceptional promise, to provide the opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to turn their dissertations into publishable manuscripts.
Year-long appointments, commencing August or September 2024.
- Stipend of $67,000; eligibility for university subsidized health insurance; and up to $5,000 in research funds.
- Postdoctoral fellows will be provided office space, as well as access to the libraries and resources of Harvard University.
Postdoctoral fellows are expected to reside in the Cambridge area during the appointment term and participate in RIJS activities and events. Postdoctoral fellows will also be expected to give a presentation at the RIJS Japan Forum lecture series.
Basic QualificationsApplicants must have received their PhD in 2019 or later, in Japanese studies, in any area of the humanities or social sciences. Those who are selected to receive fellowships must have a Registrar-certified PhD degree by June 30, 2024.Please note that the fellowship is contingent upon degree documentation and is subject to rescission if the deadline is not met.
Additional QualificationsRIJS especially encourages applications from those who have not previously held postdoctoral appointments at Harvard.
Special InstructionsPlease note: The applicant and recommender deadlines were separated due to the nature of the ARIeS online system. Only after the application is submitted will the recommender be notified of the recommendation letter request. Applicants, to ensure a smooth process, please communicate with your recommenders in advance of the first deadline on December 15.
Contact InformationEdwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Phone: (617) 495-3220
Contact Email: email@example.com
Equal Opportunity EmployerWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Minimum Number of References Required: 2
Maximum Number of References Allowed: 2