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Terasaki Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies

The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies invites applications for a 1-year postdoctoral position every academic year. The fellow will be expected to teach a one-quarter undergraduate course and present one public lecture while in residence, and to participate actively in Center colloquia and other public programs during the fellowship year. The Center welcomes applications from around the world.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree from an accredited university in hand by June 30, 2014, but have earned it no earlier than January 1, 2010 to be considered for the 2014-15 fellowship year. The application materials must be received by the Center office by March 3, 2014.  Please note the office closes at 5 PM.

The selection committee will evaluate applications on the basis of:
♦ The significance of the proposed research and its relevance to the aims of the Center
♦ The quality of previous research and experience and the ability of the applicant to benefit from the Center and UCLA
♦ The contribution an applicant is likely to make to the Center and UCLA in their teaching, research and collegial interactions.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of up to 1,500 words describing the proposed research project during the fellowship year, and an article-length writing sample in English. Three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover, directly to the Center.

This is a paid position with health coverage and research stipend provided. Office space, and access to a computer, the UC library system, and other facilities available to members of the UCLA community will also be provided. UCLA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. UCLA values diversity among its students, staff and faculty, and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.  U.S. citizenship is not a requirement.  The final selection will be announced in April 2014.

Submit applications online, or mail application to Terasaki Fellow Selection Committee, 11282 Bunche Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487.

For visit our page on Terasaki Programs for more information.

For more info please contact:
Stephanie Kawahara
310-825-4500
kawahara@international.ucla.edu

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