12 PhD Grants at Max Planck Institute

Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology The International Max Planck Research School for ‘Anthropology, Archaeology and History of Eurasia’ (IMPRS ANARCHIE), a cooperation between the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and the Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, offers PhD Grants starting 1 October 2012. Applicants should make their primary discipline clear … Read more

UK Scholarships for Students from Tohoku

In response to the recent disastrous earthquake and tsunami in the north east of Japan, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, in partnership with the British Council in Japan, has launched a £250,000 scholarship fund to support Japanese students in the Tohoku region. The aim of this initiative is to support post-secondary level students from any part … Read more

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Japanese

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Japanese University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Full time (1.0 FTE), continuing / permanent position The closing date for this position is: Wednesday 22th June 2011 (5pm, NZ GMT+12) Applications are invited for the above position in the Japanese Programme, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, … Read more

Visiting Professor of Anthropology, Amherst College

Amherst College, Department of Anthropology-Sociology, seeks a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology for the academic year 2011-2012. Ph.D. is required. The position involves teaching four courses (two each semester), one of which must be in Qualitative Field Methods. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise honors theses. Ethnographic area … Read more

Lecturer, Brandeis University Dept. of Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University seeks to hire a Lecturer to teach a graduate course in anthropology (at the doctoral and masters level) that addresses a broad theme of central interest in contemporary sociocultural anthropology, in Fall 2011. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following: vernacular modernities; anthropology of religion; … Read more

Associate Director, Asian Studies Center

University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies seeks to fill the position of Associate Director (AD) of its Asian Studies Center (ASC). With an international reputation for excellence, the Asian Studies Center has been designated a National Resource Center in East Asian Studies by the U.S. Department of Education. Organizationally, the Center is part … Read more

Lecturer in Japanese Studies at Newcastle University

Lecturer in Japanese Studies at Newcastle University – Faculty of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, School of Modern Languages. Ref: B401A (SML) Job Type: Academic (non-clinical) Hours of Work: Full time Salary: £31,798 – £35,788 per annum Closing Date: 10 May 2011 The School of Modern Languages wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Japanese Studies. … Read more

8 PhD positions/ PhD grants and 1 Postdoctoral position

Department II of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology has the opportunity to offer 8 PhD positions/ PhD grants and 1 Postdoctoral position, starting 1 October 2011 (or as soon as possible thereafter). Two positions for new PhD students are to be filled in each of the following four areas: Historical Anthropology Kinship and … Read more

PhD applications for Japanese Studies at the University of Manchester

Japanese Studies at the University of Manchester in the UK, welcomes PhD applications in the humanities and social sciences, especially history, anthropology, medical history, and cultural studies. Candidates can be UK/EU or International PhD students, studying on a full-time or part-time basis. Applicants must possess a first class honours degree or its international equivalent and … Read more

Toshiba International Foundation Scholarships

On behalf of the Toshiba International Foundation, the EAJS Council selects candidates for a fellowship to undertake research in Japan. Applications are invited for Toshiba International Foundation scholarships for a three-month stay in Japan to be completed by the end of March 2012. Applicants must be doctoral students, and they must be specialising in some … Read more