Stanford University: 2021-22 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Contemporary Japan

Stanford University: The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
California, United States
$55,000.00 - $55,000.00
Sep 21, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Stanford University: 2021–2022 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Contemporary Japan

The Japan Program at Stanford University’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center is pleased to announce its search for a 2021-2022 Postdoctoral Fellow on Contemporary Japan. The award will be made to one junior scholar (recent PhDs must have degree conferral and approval by June 30, 2021) for research and writing on Japan.

The primary focus of the fellowship is multidisciplinary research including, but not limited to the areas of political science, economics, sociology, law, policy studies, and international relations of Japan. The postdoctoral fellowship is a 10-month appointment with a salary rate commensurate with Stanford policy (based on an annual 12-month rate of $66,000), plus $2,000 for research expenses. Appointments will begin in the fall quarter of the 2021-2022 academic year.


Applications will be accepted starting September 21, 2020, until January 4, 2021.

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About the Japan Program:

The Japan Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center cultivates multidisciplinary research and education on contemporary Japanese affairs. Through collaboration with experts from academia, government, business, and civil society, we engage in policy-relevant dialogue and scholarship to promote a comprehensive understanding of the internal and external political, economic, and social factors that influence the progress and development of Japan and its role within the Asia-Pacific region and on the world’s stage.