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Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship

The Department of Asian Studies of Cornell University solicits applications for two-year postdoctoral diversity fellowships from scholars from sectors of the population historically underrepresented on professorial faculties. Eligible applicants might be, for instance, from underrepresented minority groups, have faced economic hardship, be first-generation college graduates, or work on topics related to these areas. Fellowships will be offered only to those applicants who would make very strong candidates for a tenure-track position that the department expects to have open in the next two to three years. 2015-16 award level is: $56,000.

Application Procedures: All applications must be submitted electronically only and should include a cover letter discussing both research and teaching, a brief statement of the grounds of eligibility, a curriculum vitae, a dissertation abstract, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: The deadline for receipt of applications is November 22, 2014.

For more information, see Diversity Fellowships. Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to:

Cornell University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator.

Updated 11/10/2014