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February 10, 2009

2009-2010 Postdoctoral Researcher in East Asian Policy Issues- Call for Applications

The East Asian Studies Center (EASC) at The Ohio State University invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position for the 2009-2010 academic year. The stipend is $40,000 plus benefits. This year’s focus will be on interdisciplinary approaches to policy issues in modern and contemporary China, Japan, or Korea. We are particularly interested in candidates who are engaged with issues in bilateral and/or multilateral Asian foreign policy; US-East Asia relations as seen from an Asian point of view; the impact of the international and domestic NGO sector on national and/or local policymaking in East Asia; and/or East Asian policies relating to the environment, energy, urban planning, media, language, and the arts. Background in public policy or political science is a plus.

The postdoctoral researcher will offer two courses in collaboration with the thriving Undergraduate International Studies Program, which offers majors in World Economy and Business, International Relations & Diplomacy, Security & Intelligence, Development Studies as well as in East Asian Studies. A third course can be offered in any appropriate department. All Ph.D. requirements must be fulfilled before Sept 1, 2009.

Letter of interest, CV, teaching proposal for three courses (1,500 words total), research proposal (1,500 words total), and 3 letters of reference should be sent to EASC Postdoctoral Researcher Position, East Asian Studies Center, The Ohio State University, 314 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43210; fax: (614) 247-6454; email: easc@osu.edu; website: http://easc.osu.edu/. The deadline for the receipt of completed applications is March 6, 2009 with preliminary interviews taking place at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Meeting in Chicago, March 26-29, 2009.

OSU is an AA/EOE employer.

For more information, see http://easc.osu.edu/contents/postdocs.html.

Posted by zzhu at February 10, 2009 03:11 PM