Applications Now Open for Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Modern Tibetan Studies

January 25, 2023

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute invites applications for the role of Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Modern Tibetan Studies for academic year 2023-2024.

WEAI seeks a Postdoctoral Research Scholar who studies Tibet, specifically Climate and Inner Asia, from any of a broad range of disciplines, including anthropology, environmental studies, geography, history, political science, and religion. Early-career scholars working in fields of study in the sciences, such as hydrology and dendrology, and with a focus on the Tibetan Plateau are also encouraged to apply. The Research Scholar will teach one course each semester as well as pursue their own research.  At least one of the two courses will be a seminar in the Research Scholar's area of expertise, directed at advanced undergraduate and M.A. students. The Research Scholar will participate in collaborative projects with other Tibetan studies scholars, staff and students, and they will be an active participant in day-to-day WEAI programs and events.

The appointment is for the 2023-2024 academic year, beginning September 1, 2023, ending August 31, 2024. The position comes with shared office space and access to the libraries and resources of Columbia University. The incumbent is eligible for a number of benefits, including health and dental.

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