Description Harvard University Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies offers postdoctoral scholars support to work on publishing their dissertations for 10 months. Residence in the Cambridge/Boston area (where Harvard University is located) and participation in Institute activities are required. Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to give a presentation at the Reischauer Institute’s Japan Forum lecture series, and may also teach an undergraduate course. Areas of interest in Japanese studies include Japanese popular culture, Meiji history, and Japanese imperialism/war memory, among others.
Award Amount Stipend of $50,000, health insurance, office space, and access to libraries and resources of Harvard University.
Disciplines Humanities. Social Sciences. Fields related to Japanese Studies.
Academic Level Postdoctoral Scholar.
Citizenship No citizenship requirements.
Requirements Must have received PhD no more than 4 years ago. Those who are chosen to receive fellowships must have completed all requirements for the PhD degree by July 1, 2 months before the fellowship starts. Research plan at Harvard. Teaching interests and employment. CV, can include publications. Official transcripts. 2 letters of recommendation. Teaching 1 undergraduate course in the fall or spring semester of the academic year is not required but certainly encouraged.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact Dr. Theodore J. Gilman, Executive Director Postdoctoral Fellowships Reischauer Institute CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St., Room S234 Cambridge, MA 02138 USA (617) 495-3220
Last Updated 11/18/2014 1:30:00 PM
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