JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies.
This year the Fairbank Center is offering two fellowships to support participants in an interdisciplinary research group that will focus on Meaningful Ageing and End of Life in China: A Multidisciplinary US-China Collaboration. This group will be led by Professors Winnie Yip and Arthur Kleinman. The primary objective of this group is to conduct in-depth study and analyses to understand what constitutes a meaningful life for older people in China and what policies and actions can be designed to advance that objective.
Fellows will receive a stipend of $60,000; health insurance benefits and $3000 for scholarly activities will also be provided to each fellow.
For more information, please visit the Fairbank Center’s website: .
The fellowships will be subject to all rules and regulations of Harvard University. 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.
- External Application URL and Instructions Below
- Letters of Reference Instructions Below
You are required to submit:
• A one to two-page cover letter that briefly states your interest in the program, your background, and a summary of your research project. The letter should include one or two ideas for topics in ageing and end of life in China to serve as the basis of a seminar or other scholarly contribution to the research group.
• A five-page, double-spaced research proposal
• A writing sample
• Two letters of reference
If you have not received your degree at the time of application, your dissertation adviser must also submit the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship Adviser Confirmation Form ( . This form must be completed by your adviser and submitted to Nick Drake at ndrake@ no later than February 19, 2021.
All materials must be in English.