Funding: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship (one year, Asian History, Wheaton College

money [150-2]Institution:   Wheaton College, History
Location:   Massachusetts, United States
Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow, Asian History

The Wheaton College (MA) Department of History invites applications for a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Foundation postdoctoral fellowship in Asian history, beginning in fall 2014.  Candidates must have PhD in hand by June 30, 2014. The successful candidate may also be eligible for an additional one-year appointment as a visiting assistant professor, budget permitting. The fellow will teach three courses. Geographic field is open, with preference for China and/or South Asia. Chronological specialization is open, though applicants must be able to offer survey courses on modern China and/or modern India and advanced courses broadly focused on their areas of research. Candidates with research and/or teaching expertise in economic development, women’s history, gender, and/or diasporic/transnational connections between Asia and elsewhere in the world are encouraged to apply. The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000 plus benefits, as well as a research and travel fund. Wheaton College only accepts electronic submissions. Applicants must be able to provide proof that they are eligible to work in the US. Please visit to apply. Application deadline is March 7, 2014. AA/EOE. Wheaton seeks educational excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and men from historically underrepresented groups. For more information about the college, please visit our website at

Alex Bloom, Chair,


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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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