Ashoka University fully funded HYI Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions applications open
Are you interested in China Studies? The Ashoka University and the Harvard-Yenching Institute (HYI) are jointly offering the Ashoka-HYI Postdoctoral Fellowship in China Studies. In this fellowship scheme, the selected postdoctoral researcher will get an opportunity to conduct a two-year study on China. Read this article to get full information on eligibility, research areas, stipend, number and duration of the fellowship, selection process, etc.
About fellowship The Ashoka University and the Harvard-Yenching Institute (HYI) are offering the Ashoka-HYI Postdoctoral Fellowship in China Studies. In this fellowship scheme, the selected postdoctoral researcher will get an opportunity to conduct a two-year study on China. Ashoka University has invited applications for HYI Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions (fully funded) from eligible and interested candidates.
EligibilityThe applicant should fulfil the following criteria for the post-doctoral fellowship positions:
Research AreasThe focus of the study will be specifically on China (utilizing Chinese language sources) across various disciplines of humanities and social science.
Following disciplines are included such as anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, economics, geography, history, international relations, language and literature, legal history, philosophy, political science, religion and sociology etc.
Other terms and conditions
No. of fellowshipThere are total 10 no. of positions.
LocationAcross different universities within India.
Duration of fellowshipThe fellowship duration is two years. However, it will be extendable to an additional (third) year on a satisfactory performance basis.
Assessment of performance
Work to be done by fellows
Application process and selectionApplication is to be submitted online through the official website of Ashoka University.Round 1 application will include:
Interviews of round 1 applicantsBased on the screening of application, an applicant will be invited for an interview before the Fellowship Committee. During the interview, the Committee will assess the applicant's willingness to pursue China Studies academically, and their intent to contribute to Indian academia.Partner institutions will also review profiles of the potential fellows to approve the selection of fellows.
What are the important dates?
Application start date: February 10, 2020
What are the expectations from fellows?
For queries and clarificationsMore details about the fellowship and application available on the Ashoka University website and website of Hayward Yenching Institute