[Opportunity] University of British Columbia: Lecturer in Chinese Thought (Application deadline: June 30, 2017)

The University of British Columbia is accepting applications for one 12-month lecturer position (1-year contract) in Chinese Thought, commencing September 1, 2017. This position may be renewed for a further year, subject to excellent performance in teaching and service, approval of the Department, and availability of funds. The successful candidate is expected to teach 24 [...]

[Call for Applicants] Hou Family Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

The Hou Family Fellowship for Taiwan Studies sponsors one North America-based scholar of Taiwan Studies and one Taiwan-based scholar of Taiwan Studies as visiting fellows at the Fairbank Center to pursue Taiwan related research for a term of three to twelve months from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018. Applications are welcome from candidates with [...]

[Call for Applications] CCK Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Chinese Studies (2017-2018)

Fellowship location: York University, Toronto, Canada Deadline: Friday, 28 April 2017 Discipline: Social Sciences and Humanities Eligibility Emerging scholars who are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents, who have received a PhD degree within the last five years, and who do not hold full-time salaried positions may apply for this CCK Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Current doctoral [...]

[Opportunity] University of California, Berkeley: Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Scholar – Chinese Buddhism – Center for Buddhist Studies (Deadline: Mar31, 2017)

With the generous support of the Sheng Yen Educational Foundation, the Center for Buddhist Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a two-year full-time postdoctoral research-teaching fellowship. The term of the appointment is July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. The Fellowship is intended to foster the academic careers of recent Ph.D.'s [...]

[Opportunity] Call for Applicants: International Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (Sept2017-Mar2018)

The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture is happy to announce the third fellowship for one post-doctoral student who has received a PhD from a university outside of Japan in the field of religious studies with a focus on the some aspect of religion in Japan. The fellowship is supported by a Nanzan University program [...]

[Workshop] University of Toronto: Theravada Civilizations Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Workshop (Mar.15, 2017)

The Theravada Civilizations Project announces: A Doctoral and Post-doctoral Workshop, University of Toronto, March 15, 2017 The Theravada Civilizations Project is pleased to announce plans for an intensive Doctoral and Post-doctoral workshop, which will be held on March 15, one day prior to the Association for Asian Studies, March16-19, 2012 at the University of Toronto. [...]

[Opportunity] Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program

The Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. Description The CGS M Program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in eligible master’s [...]

[Opportunity] Tianzhu-SSHRC Fellowship in East Asian Buddhist Studies

The Tianzhu Foundation, with support from SSHRC, will offer two fellowships through the Department of Asian Studies to begin in the 2017/18 academic year. Recipients of these fellowships will have the opportunity to participate in a multi-year international and interdisciplinary project, newly sponsored by SSHRC and led by Jinhua Chen (titled: From the Ground Up: East Asian [...]

[Online Offering] University of Hamburg: Nibbāna: The Mind Stilled by Bhikkhu Anālayo (2017)

The Numata Center for Buddhist Studies, in cooperation with the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, will offer an online offering on the Nibbāna Sermons (1 to 11) by K. Nyānanda during the summer semester of 2017. Participation is free of charge but requires online registration between mid-February and the end of March 2017. Please note that registration will [...]

[Opportunity] Globalink Research Award

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports research collaborations between Canada and select partner countries. The award is open to graduate students in all disciplines. Select destinations are also open to senior undergraduates in all disciplines. A call for proposals occurs twice a year, typically in January and September. Applications are awarded competitively and subject to available funding. [...]