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1.China

Grants

Various grants from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
Deadline : several deadlines all year long

Positions

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies at the University of Botswana
Deadline : Open Until Filled

2. Japan

Grants

JSPS Summer Program 2017
Deadline : August 28th 2017

Positions

3. Tibet

Grants

Positions

Non-Tenure Track Position in Tibetan Studies
Deadline : Refer to Dongguk University and contact Professor HWANG Soonil, DPhil(Oxon), Indian Philosophy Major Adviser (sihwang@dongguk.ed)

4. Asia

Grants

Flora Blanchon fieldwork fellowships
Deadline : May 5th 2017

Martine Aublet long fieldwork fellowship for PhD students
Deadline : mid-june 2017

Post-doctoral fellowships in Denemark
http://www.carlsbergfondet.dk/da/An...
Deadline : see the website

- Research Training Support Grant - AHRC funded SOAS Doctoral Students only
Deadline : all year long

Grants from the ASC-IIAS, Leiden
Deadline : September 15th and March 15th every year

Positions

Assistant Professor of Buddhists Studies at Denver, Colorado
Assistant Professor, Buddhism/Buddhist Studies Job DescriptionThe Department of Religious Studies at the University of Denver (DU) is a vibrant department of eight productive, nationally recognized scholar-teachers who have attracted a growing cadre of undergraduate majors, double majors and graduate students in the Division of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences (AHSS). Ours is a high-profile department in the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, a great private university dedicated to the public good. DU enrolls over 11,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Carnegie Foundation classifies DU as a research university with high research activity. Our department offers BA and MA degrees in Religious Studies, and we are core contributors to the Joint Doctoral Program in the Study of Religion, which the University of Denver shares will the Iliff School of Theology.
POSITION SUMMARY

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a newly funded, tenure-track position : Assistant Professor in Buddhism/Buddhist Studies, effective September 1, 2017. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year over three quarters (autumn, winter, spring). We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to our diversity and to the advancement of inclusive excellence through their teaching, research, and service. In addition to introductory courses on Buddhism, the ideal candidate should be able to offer courses that contextualize Buddhist tradition, experience and practice, including Buddhism in America, religions of Tibet, religions of China and Japan. The Department is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research focus on the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and social location. We are committed to teaching engaged traditions courses that highlight lived religion and incorporate opportunities for the observational study of religion (e.g., multiple site visits). Most courses should be accessible and appealing to undergraduate students with little background in the subject, although some upper-divisional courses will be open to a mix of advanced undergraduate and entry-level MA students. Because this is a new, tenure-track line, the position affords an opportunity for considerable innovation and development. We shall encourage and welcome curricular changes that reflect the expertise and specialization of the successful candidate. The position is benefitted and the salary is competitive.

Please Note : The Department has a fulltime, tenure-track line in
Hinduism ; we are not seeking a scholar of Hinduism.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Teach five courses per year over three quarters (autumn, winter, spring).
* Teach courses fitting the analytical inquiry : society and culture component of the University’s core undergraduate curriculum.
* Teach departmental electives in the candidate’s area of
specialization.
* Frame new courses to meet University and Departmental learning outcomes and assessment practices.
* Contribute to the Departments MA program and to the Joint Doctoral Program in the Study of Religion the University of Denver shares with the Iliff School of Theology, which includes teaching MA- and doctoral-only seminars, serving on MA and doctoral committees, and thesis/dissertation supervision.
* Mentor and advise students.
* Serve as a good citizen within the Department of Religious Studies, the University of Denver, and the community beyond.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

* Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with diverse
populations.
* Ability to offer courses that contextualize Buddhist tradition,
experience, and practice (e.g., Buddhism in American, religions of Tibet, religions of China and Japan, the intersections of race,
ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and social location).
* Strong commitment to both successful teaching and scholarship.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Doctorate completed prior to appointment ; ABD’s who have not scheduled a defense date should not apply.

* Proven record of successful teaching experience during and/or after ones graduate training.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs [1] to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application. For questions related to the position, please contact : Alyssa Boltinghouse
(Alyssa.Boltinghouse@du.edu).

Interim curator of Asian art at Smart Museum, Chicago
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5. Various subsidies

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship

European Funding Guide

Ile de France’s mobility help

Doctoral Erasmus

AAS Annual Conference - "Graduate Student Stipends"
May we attract your attention on the fact that PhD students that have been selected in a panel for participating in the Association for Asian Studies’ annual conference are granted a 200$ financial help for the AAS. You do not have to undertake any process except for registering to the conference and presenting yourself to the reception when at the conference.

6. Websites

Please visit regularly the following websites for scholarships, grants and academic positions :

GIS Reseau Asie http://www.gis-reseau-asie.org/appels

Association Française d’Etudes Chinoises - AFEC (scholarships and grants) http://www.afec-etudeschinoises.com...

Association Française d’Etudes Chinoises - AFEC (positions) http://www.afec-etudeschinoises.com...

Société Française d’Etudes du Monde Tibétain - SFEMT http://www.sfemt.fr/category/actual...

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