Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study
Superior candidates pursuing careers in fields such as academia, international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, and government/public service are encouraged to apply.
Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Khmer and Burmese
· Pursuing a professional, business, technical or academic career that involves the regular use of an East or SE Asian language
· Have a college undergraduate degree by the time language program starts
· Be at or near an advanced level in the language as defined in the Grant Guidelines
· Able to devote oneself exclusively to full-time intensive language study
· Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
· Applications must be postmarked by December 30, 2013. Grants awarded April 2014.
For application forms and further information go to
Eugene H. Lee, Trustee
Mimi Gardner Gates, Board Chair
Cathy Scheibner, Executive Assistant
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Position Listing: Taiwan Literature Research Associate
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures - 26527
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington
University in St. Louis invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral
teaching fellowship in late Qing through early 20th century Chinese
literature and culture, with a preference for scholars specializing in
Taiwan’s literary development during the colonial period. In addition to
carrying on research in this area, the successful candidate will be asked
to teach three courses each year, at least one of which should be an
advanced course or seminar that focuses on the legacy of colonialism in
Taiwan literature and culture in the greater East Asian context.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching
experience and must have a Ph.D. in Chinese literature or related field
prior to the start of the appointment. This position begins in January
2014, with the possibility of renewal for two additional years.
Applicants must apply through the Washington University HR website:
Job ID number: 26527.
Applications must include a cover letter, descriptions and sample syllabi
of courses, a CV, and a research statement of up to 1,500 words; all
material must be uploaded to the online application. Three letters of
reference should be emailed directly by the writers to the Search
Committee Chair, Professor Letty Chen at: firstname.lastname@example.org; inquiries may
be addressed email@example.com. Application review will begin
October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Washington University in St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, and persons with
disabilities to apply. Employment eligibility is required upon appointment.