MacMillan Center, Yale University

Position ID:Yale-MCMC-SASCPDA [#1029]
Position Title: SASC Postdoctoral Associate
Position Location:New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Social Sciences
Political Science
International and Area Studies
Art History
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2011/09/19, listed until 2012/01/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Post Doctoral Fellowships in South Asian Studies (Humanities and Social Sciences) South Asian Studies Council of The MacMillan Center, Yale University The South Asian Studies Council (SASC) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for post- doctoral positions at Yale University for AY 2012-2013. The Council expects to make one appointment with the possibility of a one-year renewal. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to modern and contemporary South Asia, in the humanities or social sciences. Candidates with a PhD in South Asian History and other Humanities including Cinema, Literatures, Music and History of Art are especially encouraged to apply.

All applicants should have in-depth knowledge of at least one SA-related language and fluency in English; and must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment. The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in each of two terms related to his/her interests, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of the South Asian Studies Council. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page description of research plans; a draft of a course syllabus and a title and brief summary of a second course; a CV; two letters of reference which also attest to your teaching abilities (and please ensure that referees contact information is included). Compensation includes an annual salary of $55,000 - $60,000, depending on rank and seniority of the selected individual, and health coverage.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on January 09, 2012 and continuing until the selections are final.

Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.Uploaded PDF copies of signed reference letters will be accepted but signed hard copies should be mailed to the address below.

Ms. Kasturi Gupta, Program Manager, South Asian Studies Council, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA

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