Lianchihtan Scenic area at sunrise in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Announcing the 2022-23 Hou Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Taiwan Studies

Welcoming applications for our Postdoctoral fellowship in Taiwan Studies

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2022-23 competition for the Hou Family postdoctoral fellowship in Taiwan Studies.

The Hou Family postdoctoral fellow is expected to be in residence at Harvard for six to twelve months between August 1, 2022 and July 31, 2023. Residence for the full academic year is encouraged. The Hou Family fellow will pursue Taiwan-related research and contribute to the Fairbank Center academic community.

The Fairbank Center is currently accepting applications from North America-based postdoctoral scholars only.

Applications are welcome from recent PhDs in a relevant discipline of the humanities or social sciences focusing on Taiwan. Applicants may not be more than five years beyond receipt of their PhD at the start of the fellowship.

Harvard University doctoral degree recipients or candidates are not eligible for this fellowship. 

A strong working knowledge of English and Chinese and/or Taiwanese is required. 

Total postdoctoral stipend: US$52,000 for one year. Plus up to $3,000 in research support funds.

Application materials include an application form, a cv, a research plan, and a writing sample.

Application deadline: April 29, 2022

This fellowship will be subject to all rules and regulations of Harvard University. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.