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Position        UN Advocacy Programme Manager

Location         Bangkok / Geneva * Employment

Duration     Two years, contract renewable

Closing date     08 December 2007

Interview Dates After 10 December 2007


Two Professional Positions FORUM-ASIA   FORUM-ASIA, as a NGO in Consultative Status with the UN, advocates human rights issues through engagement with governments, inter-governmental organizations and the UN for the better promotion and protection of all human rights. FORUM-ASIA presently has 40 member organizations in 15 countries in South Asia , Southeast and Northeast Asia . Its regional Secretariat is located in Bangkok , Thailand .  As a membership-based regional human rights organization, FORUM-ASIA works to promote and protect all human rights, including the right to development, through collaboration and cooperation between human rights defenders and organizations in Asia .  Founded in 1991, FORUM-ASIA is committed to building a peaceful, just, equitable and ecologically sustainable community of peoples and societies in Asia ; where all human rights of all individuals, groups and peoples—in particular, the poor, marginalized and discriminated people—are fully respected and realized in accordance with internationally accepted human rights norms and standards.  

Website: http://www.forum-asia.org/  

Position        East Asia ( Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia ) Programme Manager

Location        Bangkok , Thailand

Employment Duration     Two years, renewable contract

Closing date     8 December 2007 Interview Dates Between 10 and 20 December 2007


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:  Museum Director The Cambodian American Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial seeks a Museum Director. The museum and memorial were established in 2004 by the Cambodian Association of Illinois and are located adjacent to their offices in Chicago.   Duties and Responsibilities: The Director is responsible for all phases of museum operations, which include a 1400 sq. ft. gallery, a memorial area, a library/archive room, and storage.  Responsibilities include budgeting and administration, fundraising for museum operations and exhibits, planning and executing public programs, overseeing development of new exhibits, overseeing museum education curriculum development, producing publicity materials, obtaining, managing and cataloguing collections including artifacts, library books, an archive, and oral histories , and acting as a liaison to the wider cultural/museum community in the Chicago area.  The Museum Director will also report to the Executive Director of the Cambodian Association of Illinois as well as a volunteer museum advisory committee. Required qualifications: - A Bachelor's or advanced degree, preferably in museum studies, anthropology,      history, folklore, Asian studies, education, arts admin., or other relevant field - At least 2 yrs. of museum employment or museum related experience - Strong written and verbal English skills - Demonstrated strong fundraising abilities - Familiarity with budgeting and program management - Ability to work in a multi-cultural setting The following qualifications are strongly preferred: - Management experience with programs, operations and budgets     - A team player with demonstrated ability to work with a variety of groups - Knowledge of Cambodian culture and history - Familiarity with larger issues of Human Rights, and ability to speak about them with ease    - Community outreach: can work effectively with funders and donors, media, community  members, groups/organizations, immigrant/ethnic associations and cultural centers - Curatorial experience; including development of exhibits/or collections,  management, such as registration and cataloguing methods and archival systems - Education experience: the ability to give tours, to develop curriculum and to work with  educators and school groups - Computer skills and knowledge of PastPerfect and website design/content - Scholarly ability: to obtain relevant artifacts and library materials This is a full-time position, and may require some weekend and evening work.  Salary commensurate with experience includes medical/dental benefits.   Please apply by February 23, 2007 to: Mr. Leon Lim, Museum Chairperson c/o Cambodian Association of Illinois 2831 W. Lawrence Chicago, IL 60625 Or llim @northsideprep.org No phone calls please.


The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures at UCLA seeks applications for a tenure track position in Southeast Asian humanities at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2007. The search is open to any discipline in the humanities, including but not limited to literature, linguistics, popular culture/film studies, gender studies, religious studies, cultural anthropology, and urban studies. Candidates should be actively engaged in research with a focus on one or more Southeast Asian countries, speak at least one Southeast Asian language, and show a strong publication record or the potential to develop one. The Ph.D. is required. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the activities of UCLA's Center for Southeast Asian Studies, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and to assist in the administration of the Department's Southeast Asian Languages program. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Please send application letter, CV, writing samples, and at least
three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2006 to Southeast Asian Humanities Search Committee, Department of Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA, 290 Royce Hall, Box 951540, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540. UCLA is an AA/EOE; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  Website: http://www.alc.ucla.edu/


The Southeast Asian Studies Programme of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, seeks applications
from scholars specializing in contemporary mainland Southeast Asia (in particular Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia or Myanmar) at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure track) level.  Disciplinary specialization is open but preference will be shown to those who engage in research on contemporary social issues. Applicants must be committed to working and teaching in an interdisciplinary
environment with an area studies perspective. Candidates should have relevant teaching experience, should be actively engaged in research, be fluent in at least one mainland Southeast Asian language, and show evidence of a strong publication record, or the potential to develop one.
In terms of teaching responsibilities, the successful applicant will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Scholars willing to make a long-term commitment to the Southeast Asian region, including citizens of its countries, are especially encouraged to apply.  A PhD is required at the time of appointment.

The appointment will begin on July 1, 2007.

To apply, please submit a full CV and a statement describing your research and teaching interests. Please also arrange for three reference letters to be sent directly to the Chair of the Search Committee under confidential cover.

Send inquiries and completed applications to:
Chair of the Search Committee
Southeast Asian Studies Programme
National University of Singapore
3 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
Fax: (65) 6777-6608
Email: seasec@nus.edu.sg

Applications close on 30 December 2006. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An appointee may also enjoy the following benefits depending on the type and duration of appointment and citizenship: Subsidized housing Relocation allowance Medical and Leave benefits Only short-listed candidates will be notified of the selection committee's decision. Short-listed candidates may be invited for a campus visit.

Visit our website at http://www.nus.edu.sg/ohr/  for links to information on the Programme, the University, terms of service and the application form.

Assistant Professor - Archaeology of Southeast or East Asia
Department of Anthropology, University of Washington

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (Seattle) seeks a Ph.D. archaeologist. The appointment will be at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor, and will begin September 2007. The successful candidate will have an active field program in the archaeology of Southeast or East Asia (mainland preferred); interests and expertise in environmental archaeology; demonstrated success in securing extramural support; close familiarity with current theoretical issues; a strong publication record; and at least one year's experience in classroom teaching and supervision of graduate students. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Priority will be given to applications received before 1 December 2006. Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees to:

Dr. Peter V. Lape, Chair
Archaeology Search Committee
University of Washington
Box 353100
Seattle WA 98195-3100

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

South, Southeast, and West Asia Outreach Coordinator
Center for Asian Studies, University of Colorado - Boulder

The South, Southeast, and West Asia Outreach Coordinator is a 12-month, fulltime position at the new National Resource Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado - Boulder.

The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination, design, and delivery of community and K-12 programs and events, including teacher workshops, community talks, and an outreach website and resources.

Preferred Qualifications: MA in Asian languages and cultures. Demonstrated knowledge of at least one Asian language and significant experience living or studying in South, Southeast, or West Asia. Strong oral and written communication, research, and computer skills. Budget management and supervisory experience preferred. Experience in program design and presentation. K-12 teaching experience. Hire is subject to criminal background check.

Additional information can be gained by visiting our website at http://www.colorado.edu/cas/  or calling 303-735-5122.

Send cover letter, c.v. or resume, and contact information for three references to the Center for Asian Studies, 595 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309.  Review of applications will begin October 27.  Position will remain open until filled.

Weatherhead East Asian Institute 2007-2008 Postdoctoral
Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute of Columbia University invites applications for its 2007-2008 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies. Candidates from all social science disciplines, including history, are welcome to apply. The fellowship will cover a 10 or 12-month period beginning July 1, 2007 or September 1, 2007. The Fellow will devote half time to his or her own research and will teach one graduate-level course on Southeast Asia per semester. The stipend for 2007-2008 is $42,000, plus benefits.

Eligibility: Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. degree requirements (completed and filed the dissertation) between July 2003 and July 2007. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. in a social science discipline, including history, working on modern Southeast Asia. Applications fromindividuals who hold or have held regular faculty positions will not be considered.

Application Procedure:
Applicants should submit the following:
§    Application Cover Sheet (available at (http://www.columbia.edu/cu/weai/postdoctoral-fellowship.html)
§    Curriculum Vitae
§    Research Proposal (2-3 pages)
§    Graduate-Level Southeast Asia Course Proposal (1-2 pages)
§    Three Letters of Reference (signed and sealed)*

*Letters of reference may be those included in a placement dossier and may be enclosed with the application (if signed
and sealed) or sent directly by the referee.

All application materials (including letters of reference) should be submitted on or before January 10, 2007. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates may be invited for a phone interview. All evaluations of applications are confidential. The results will be announced no later than February 28, 2007.

Return completed applications to:
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Columbia University
Mail Code 3333
420 West 118th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10027

For more information on the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Southeast Asian Studies, contact Celia Bhattacharya, Program Officer, by phone at 212-854-9206 or by e-mail at cb2462@columbia.edu.  Complete information and an application form are available at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/weai/postdoctoral-fellowship.html.


Targeted Fields: Social Sciences.

Open To: Prospective/Current Graduate Students. Postdoctoral

Citizenship: No citizenship requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must currently be enrolled in an accredited academic program leading to a doctoral degree or currently hold a PhD. Award must be used within the twelve-month period following the distribution of award funds.

Stipend: Grants of up to $7,500.

Deadline: 11/1/2006

Program Description: Several fellowships given to encourage doctoral or postdoctoral research in twentieth-century U.S. military or diplomatic history and related fields.

For More Information:
The George C. Marshall Research Library
Attention: Joanne D. Hartog
P. O. Drawer 1600
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-7103 ext. 130


Targeted Fields: Humanities. Social Sciences.

Open To: Postdoctoral Scholars.

Citizenship: No citizenship requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: Application fee of $20. Must have received the PhD within the last 5 years or before award tenure.

Stipend: The award provides $25,000 for the year plus fringe benefits, $1,000 for travel, and $2,000 for innovative course

Deadline: 10/20/2006

Program Description: The Center for Comparative Literature and Society will appoint two postdoctoral fellows who will join a community of scholars from the humanities, the social sciences, architecture, and law. In the spring semester, the fellow will teach one course for the Center and attend regularly scheduled lectures, workshops, and seminars.

For More Information:
The Director
Center for Comparative Literature & Society
Heyman Center, Mail Code 5755
Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854- 4541
Application form also available in 1252 Murphy Hall.


Targeted Fields: Humanities. Art history and disciplines that will contribute to the understanding of art and its history.

Open To: Postdoctoral Scholars.

Citizenship: No citizenship requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: Must have earned a PhD within the last 6 years or expect to earn one by January. Fellowship recipients pursue their research wherever necessary to complete the proposed project.

Stipend: Stipend of $40,000 for one year.

Deadline: 11/1/2006

Program Description: Up to 15 fellowships to support outstanding scholars in the early stages of their careers pursue interpretive research projects that will make contributions to the understanding of art and its history. Research can be conducted in any country.

For More Information:
Attn: Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Getty Grant Program
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90049-168
(310) 440-7374


Targeted Fields: Open to all fields. In addition to scholars from all fields of humanities, the Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects.

Open To: Postdoctoral Scholars.

Citizenship: No citizenship requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: Must have received a PhD within the last 10 years. Support is not provided for revisions to doctoral dissertations.

Stipend: Awards up to $50,000, depending on need, are for one academic year.

Deadline: 10/15/2006

Program Description: Approximately 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities during the academic year.

For More Information:
Fellowship Program
National Humanities Center
7 Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12256
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709-2256
(919) 549-0661


Targeted Fields: Humanities. Social Sciences.

Open To: Students Working on Doctoral Dissertation.

Citizenship: No citizenship requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: Proposals must demonstrate cross-disciplinary interest. Applicants must be advanced to doctoral candidacy by the time the fellowship begins and have language fluency adequate to complete the project.

Stipend: Stipends up to $20,000.

Deadline: 11/1/2006

Program Description: Up to 50 fellowships awarded to graduate students to conduct dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world. Program encourages research that is relevant to societies, cultures, economies and/or politics outside the United States. Supports 9 to 12 months in the field.

For More Information:
International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship
Social Science Research Council
810 Seventh Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY  10019
(212) 377-2700


The ABC-CLIO World History Encyclopedia

ABC-CLIO is in the process of developing a comprehensive 21-volume Encyclopedia of World History. The work is an ambitious undertaking, and we are seeking the writing contributions from interested scholars. We are particularly anxious to make contact with those who are interested in writing on the history of Southeast Asia in all time periods.

Within the encyclopedia, we will explore major themes through the development of specific topics. Our goal is to bring our readers a balanced and engaging view of the human experience. We will need qualified scholars to write on every aspect of the history of humanity. Anyone interested in helping with this enterprise should send an e-mail message to me at mvallance@abc-clio.com <mailto:cneel@abc-clio.com>, with a brief curriculum vita attached. It would be helpful if they would indicate in the e-mail the regions, topics and time periods about which they are comfortable writing.

Best Regards,

Monique Vallance
Editorial Assistant
World History Encyclopedia
P.O. Box 1911
Santa Barbara, CA 93116-5505
(805) 968-1911, ext 132
(800) 368-6868, ext 132




The Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Ohio University is pleased to announce the 2006-2007 Frances M. and Stephen H. Fuller Visiting Professorship in Southeast Asian Studies. This Visiting Professorship is made possible by a generous donation from the late Stephen H. Fuller, former Professor in Ohio University's College of Business, and Mrs. Frances M. Fuller. This inaugural appointment will be for one academic quarter, preferably January through March 2007.

The purpose of this Visiting Professorship is to enrich Ohio University's undergraduate and graduate academic programs, promote collaborative faculty research, and initiate intellectual inquiry in the field of Southeast Asian Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to teach at least one course and be actively engaged in the Southeast Asian Studies community and faculty. The ideal candidate will be a distinguished senior scholar with the rank of tenured Professor or Associate Professor, whose accomplishments as a scholar have contributed significantly to the advancement of understanding and appreciation of Southeast Asia. For the 2006-2007 appointment, applicants who are qualified to teach in the field of Southeast Asian Literature are particularly encouraged to apply. Round-trip transportation, on-campus housing, and a modest monthly expense reimbursement will be provided.

To submit an application for the 2006-2007 Frances M. and Stephen H. Fuller Visiting Professorship in Southeast Asian Studies, please send a curriculum vitae and a letter detailing your interest in the position, teaching capabilities, and current research focus by Friday, April 14, 2006 to:

Karla Schneider, Assistant Director
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Ohio University
208 Yamada International House
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740-593-1841, Fax: 740-593-1837
Email: schneidk@ohio.edu


Authors Needed for Histories of Modern Nations series

History experts needed to write chronological narrative histories of Latin American, Middle Eastern and Asian countries for high school students up through the general public. Countries needed include: Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

70,000 words each; manuscript deadline of 12 months from contract signing.

These reference works will include an introduction to the nation, 6-10 chapters surveying the country's history with an emphasis on the 20th century, an appendix including 20-40 biographical entries on the key figures in the country’s history, a bibliographical essay on significant contemporary works accessible to the general reader, a glossary of frequently used terms, and a general subject index.

Authors must have Ph.D. and/or be independent scholars who are subject specialists and proven producers of pertinent publications. Co-authoring is fine. Replies only to qualified candidates.

Contact: Sarah Colwell
Greenwood Publishing
Reference Division
Email: sarah.colwell@greenwood.com

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