Monday, January 25, 2016

Visiting Researcher/Scholar Fellowship in Asian American Studies and Ethnic Studies UCLA

Deadline: February 1, 2016

The UCLA Institute of American Cultures, in conjunction with the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (AASC), invites applications for in-residence appointments for support of research on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders for the 2016-2017 academic year. We especially encourage applications that advance our understanding of new social and cultural realities occasioned by the dramatic population shifts of recent decades, including greater heterogeneity within ethnic groups and increased interethnic interaction.

ELIGIBILITY/FUNDING: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and hold a Ph.D. from an accredited college or university at the time of appointment. UCLA faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students are not eligible to apply.
Two types of awards will be offered: 1) Visiting Researcher appointments for persons who currently hold permanent academic positions and 2) Visiting Scholar posts for newly degreed individuals. In 2015-2016, AASC IAC Visiting Researchers/Scholars will receive funding for three quarters, with a maximum stipend of $35,000 (contingent upon rank, experience, and date of completion of their terminal degree). Awardees may receive up to $4,000 in research support (through reimbursement of research expenses). 

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