Two Postdoc Opportunities

Read on for information on (1) the Yale University CEAS Postdoctoral Associates Program and (2) the Cluster of Excellence “Understanding Written Artefacts” at Hamburg University.

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University seeks applications for the CEAS Postdoctoral Associates Program. The appointment period is from July 1st, 2019 – June 30th, 2021. Reappointment for the second year will be subject to satisfactory evaluation of the first year performance in the postdoctoral position. Application deadline is January 11, 2019.


Requirements: Ph.D. awarded between 2016 and June 15, 2019 in any field specializing in East Asia; remain in residence for duration of appointment; during appointment revise doctoral dissertation or complete research project resulting in publishable manuscript; and teach one undergraduate course for majors in East Asian studies. Proposals with single region or transregional emphasis on China, Japan, and/or Korea are welcome.


Cluster of Excellence “Understanding Written Artefacts” at Hamburg University offers 55 new positions at Pre-Doc and Post-Doc levels which might be of interest to some.

Calls for applications

The Cluster welcomes applications from across disciplines that show a clear focus on the study of written artefacts.

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