Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern China / China Studies
The Institute for U.S.-China Issues at the University of Oklahoma seeks applications for a nine month, $30,000 postdoctoral fellowship in modern China / China studies beginning mid-August 2014. The successful applicant will have Ph.D. in hand, conduct their own research and writing, and teach one class of no more than 30 students each semester. All social science disciplines and history are welcome to apply. The University of Oklahoma boasts a rapidly expanding China studies community. The Institute for US-China Issues engages in research and outreach activities that seek to better understand and improve US-China relations. It also seeks to promote China studies across the state, including providing faculty grants and student scholarships to study in China. Its two signature programs are the Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, and the US-China Diplomatic Dialogue, an annual track 1.5 dialogue for Chinese and American diplomats. OU also hosts a Confucius Institute, and Chinese Literature Today, the leading English language journal in the field.
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Peter Gries, Chair, Inst. for U.S.-China Issues, University of Oklahoma, 338 Cate Center Dr., Rm 334, Norman OK 73019. Application review will commence March 3. Inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution, www.ou.edu/eoo.