The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. Research topics may cover any period of Chinese history or contemporary China and involve any academic discipline. A strong working knowledge of Chinese and English is required. Each fellow will be expected to pursue his or her own research and contribute to Fairbank Center programs. Priority will be given to candidates working in the fields of a) Environmental Humanities/Social Sciences or b) Digital Humanities/Social Sciences; however, applications are also welcome from scholars in other fields.

The fellowship period is from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018.

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of successful completion of their Ph.D. degree by June 30, 2017, and may not be more than 5 years beyond the receipt of their Ph.D. at the start of the fellowship. Harvard University doctoral degree recipients are not eligible for this fellowship.

The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000 and includes health insurance benefits. The application deadline is January 30, 2017.

For program and application details please see our program page.

You can see our current An Wang Postdoctoral Fellows here.

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