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REISCHAUER INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES

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Harvard University

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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2021-22 REISCHAUER INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES Title 2021-22 REISCHAUER INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES School Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department/Area Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Position Description 2021-22 REISCHAUER INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES Applicant Deadline: Friday, December 18, 2020, 5:00PM EST Recommender Deadline: Friday, January 8, 2021, 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. APPOINTMENT TERM: 10 months, commencing September 2021. FELLOWSHIP GRANT: + Stipend of $60,000; health insurance coverage for the grantee; 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. RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 Qualifications Applicants must have received their PhD in 2016 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, 2021. Additional Qualifications RIJS especially encourages applications from those who have not previously held postdoctoral appointments at Harvard. Special Instructions NOTE: This year, the Reischauer Institute is offering two fellowship opportunities, the Japan Digital Fellowship ( and the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies ( . Applicants may NOT submit applications to both fellowships. We will ONLY accept one application per individual. Applicants should carefully consider which application they intend to submit. For details and application instructions, view: Contact Information Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Phone: Contact Email Equal Opportunity Employer We 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 Supplemental Questions