The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Stanford Archaeology Center invite applications for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Chinese Archaeology. The successful candidate will demonstrate prior achievement in research in Chinese Archaeology and will put forth a coherent proposal for research at Stanford University. The candidate is also expected to teach one course and to engage with faculty and graduate students at the Archaeology Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Li Liu.
The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels based on research experience. Post-doctoral scholars are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the term of the appointment. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. by August 31, 2019 and no earlier than 2016. U.S. citizenship is not required.
The application receipt deadline is March 1, 2019. The position will begin September 1, 2019.
All applications must include the following:
- A current curriculum vitae
- A statement of proposed research
- A dissertation abstract or summary
- A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper)
- An undergraduate/graduate course proposal, inclusive of syllabus
- Optional teaching portfolio
- Three letters of recommendation should be submitted through the job posting at Academic Jobs Online.
Please direct inquiries to Connie Chin (Manager, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures; email@example.com)
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Our goal is to share our passion for research by giving students a strong basis in the discipline and its ethical standards while providing the opportunity for diverse and open-minded enquiry in facing the challenges that confront archaeologists today. The Archaeology Center at Stanford provides a forum for interaction amongst faculty and students in different parts of the University. It promotes theoretical, methodological and ethical innovation and encourages visiting scholars, post-doctoral researchers, faculty and students to work side-by-side on a daily basis. There is a strong global range of interests, with student and faculty researchers working from Southeast Asia to Europe, Africa and the Americas.
We aim to train the future leaders in archaeology and heritage. We provide a robust academic program that has a multi-disciplinary and global reach. We believe that nurturing an environment of collaboration gives rise to opportunities for growth and innovation—elements that make for a stronger generation of archaeologists. We recognize that today archaeology is no longer just about digging up the past. It is also about contributing to the present.
Daily life in the Archae...ology Center involves a unique blending of archaeologists from different departments and perspectives as they work in laboratories or meet at coffee time to talk and debate. There are two weekly seminars, and four Distinguished Lectures each year. The Center collaborates with other units in the university to support post-doctoral researchers, and it promotes research in specific areas from conservation of natural and cultural capital to human rights and heritage ethics. It supports public programs for diverse communities.