Postdoctoral Fellowship: Pomona College Asian Studies Program Rand

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Pomona College Asian Studies Program Rand

Asian Studies Program at Pomona College seeks applications for the Rand postdoctoral fellowship, a one-year position, beginning July 2022 with the possibility to renew for another two years.

This fellowship is open to scholars whose work engages pre-modern China that will generate innovative approaches to research and teaching of Asia. We welcome cross-disciplinary perspectives, with special interest in those who treat art and archaeology, environment, geography, philosophy, or religion. Ability to link China with other geographical region(s) will be an asset.

The fellow will have a reduced teaching load of a total of two courses in the first year of their fellowship. The fellow will have access to a research stipend and funding to collaborate with other departments to organize a lecture series for the program. Salary and benefits is commensurate with a visiting full-time faculty position. Please submit a letter of application, C.V., a statement about your research, a statement about your interests in teaching at a liberal arts college, a statement addressing your demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and three letters of recommendation, to

Review of applications begin from March 28 until the position is filled. Questions regarding the specifics of the job opening can be addressed to Zhiru Ng (Coordinator of Asian Studies Program) at

Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1650 students, all undergraduates. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. Located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, Pomona College is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, which also include Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. Collectively, the Claremont Colleges constitute an academic community of 6,000 students. As a result, Pomona students enjoy both the personalized instruction and close faculty-student interactions afforded by a small liberal arts college as well as the intellectual and extracurricular resources typically found at much larger universities. In collaboration with the Claremont Colleges Consortium, Pomona College offers a variety of professional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities for junior faculty/postdoctoral fellows. Asian Studies program at Pomona is part of the broader Asian Studies network which includes the Pacific Basin Institute housed at Pomona and the EnviroLab program at Claremont McKenna.


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