Call for Applications ——Postdoctoral Fellow/Junior Research Fellow

Call for Applications

——Postdoctoral Fellow/Junior Research Fellow

Center for Global Asia, NYU Shanghai

Asia Research Center, Fudan Universit

The Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai and the Asia Research Center at Fudan University have launched a collaborative project to promote the study of Asia in China. As part of this collaboration, the two institutions are jointly offering a position of Postdoctoral Fellow, which is open to outstanding researchers holding PRC citizenship. The selection process will be based on academic merit and necessary budgetary approvals.


1. Research focus and position description

Research area: China's Asian Connections prior to 1949

Working language: English and Chinese

Position description: The person will have the title of “Postdoctoral Fellow” at Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai, and concurrently hold the title of “Junior Research Fellow” at the Asia Research Center at Fudan University. The fellowship starts on 1 September, 2019 for a period of up to one year.


2. Eligibility

Qualified applicant should be a citizen of China and below the age of 40 years. She/he should have received a doctoral degree from a reputable university in the field of humanities and social science before 15 August, 2018. Publication in relevant field is desirable. Preference will be given to those who are fluent in English and have study-abroad experience.


3. Application materials and process

Please include the following documents with your application:

1) Detailed CV in both English and Chinese;

2) 1-2 published articles (electronic copies).

3) 2 recommendation letters (in English or Chinese) written by expert in relevant field of study. Please have the letter e-mailed directly to

Please submit all the required materials to: before 15 June, 2019.Qualified applicants will be notified for interview after preliminary selection. The application outcome will be announced before 15 July, 2019.


4. Benefits and expectation

The Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai and the Asia Research Center at Fudan University will jointly provide office facilities, accommodation and competitive stipend package to the postdoctoral fellow. The fellow should prepare and submit at least two academic articles or a book manuscript for publication during the fellowship period.In addition to research, the fellowwill also be expected to assist in the collaborative activities between the two research institutions, including but not limited to editing newsletter and organizing conferences and workshops.


5. Contact

Institution: Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai


Contact Person: Ms. Yiyun CHEN