Job Posting: Post Doctoral Fellowships at Yale University

Post Doctoral Fellowships in South Asian Studies
(Humanities and Social Sciences)
The South Asian Studies Council of The MacMillan Center, Yale University


The South Asian Studies Council (SASC) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for post-doctoral positions at Yale University for AY 2009-2010. The Council expects to make up to 4 appointments with the possibility of a one-year renewal. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to modern and contemporary South Asia, in the humanities or social sciences; have in-depth knowledge of at least one SA-related language and fluency in English; and must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment. The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in each of two terms related to his/her interests, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of the South Asian Studies Council. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page description of research plans; a draft of a course syllabus and a title and brief summary of a second course; a CV; names and contact information of two references. Two reference letters should be sent separately. Compensation includes an annual salary of $50,000 and health coverage.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on January 5, 2009 and continuing until the selections are final.

Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

All information should be submitted electronically to or by airmail to the address below. Applications by email with PDF files and reference letters from valid institutional addresses will be accepted.

Ms. Barbara Papacoda
Administrative Associate
South Asian Studies Council
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for international and Area Studies
34 Hillhouse Avenue
P.O. Box 20826
New Haven, Ct 06520