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The Program in Asian American Studies and the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota are pleased to announce a new 2009-2010 Postdoctoral Fellowship in any field of Hmong Studies, generously funded by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.
Applicants should conduct research germane to Hmong Studies. Proposed research projects should have the potential to make a significant contribution to the field.
During their stay at the University of Minnesota, postdoctoral fellows will be expected to participate in research, teaching, and service. While research is the primary responsibility, fellows will be expected to teach one course related to their research interests and consonant with the curricular needs of the Asian American Studies program. In addition, fellows are expected to give one talk on campus on their research project.
The stipend for 2009-2010 year will be $45,000, with full fringe benefits. The program will provide the fellow with office space and routine office support for photocopying, faxing, mailing, etc.
A doctoral degree in hand is required by August 31, 2009. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed their degrees in the past five years. The postdoctoral fellowship will begin on August 31, 2009, is for one year, and is non-renewable.
Applications should be completed on-line at the UMN jobsite http://employment.umn.edu/ (search for requisition # 160379).
To guarantee full consideration, application materials should be submitted to the Institute for Advanced Study by April 15, 2009.
Erika Lee, Director
Asian American Studies Program
Associate Professor Department of History and Asian American Studies
University of Minnesota
1012 Heller Hall
271 -19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455