Arizona State University’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018, USA

Publish Date: Dec 25, 2017

Deadline: Feb 01, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow

Arizona State University’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to begin in July 2018. The one-year fellowship is open to early-career scholars who received their PhD in or after June 2016, whose work combines regional focus with global relevance. As well as conducting their own research, the Melikian postdoctoral fellow will teach two seminar classes at ASU’s Barrett Honors College; participate in Melikian Center workshops and events; and contribute to the Center’s public profile through community programming, grant-writing, and/or generating content for the Center’s online presence. Post-doctoral appointments at ASU do not offer tenure, but may be renewed annually, subject to funding.

Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research institution committed to discovery and scholarship in the integrated social sciences and comprehensive arts and sciences. The Melikian Center was established in 1984, with a mission is to advance innovative research and teaching on the languages, societies and geopolitics of greater Eurasia, building capacities for cultural awareness and knowledge-driven global engagement. The Barrett Honors College was established in 1988, and has more national merit scholars than MIT, Duke, Brown or Stanford. In 2015, the New York Times described Barrett as the “gold standard” in honors colleges.

Applications are welcomed from scholars in any academic discipline. Applicants with demonstrated interest in public-facing or engaged scholarship, and willingness to contribute to grant development and proposal preparation at the Center are especially encouraged.

To apply, please submit cover letter, current CV, a one-page seminar course prospectus and three confidential letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 2, 2018.

The salary for the position is set at $48,000 per year.

Background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

To apply, please submit as a single pdf to the following materials: cover letter, current CV, and a one-page seminar course prospectus. For inquiries, please contact Keith Brown, Melikian Center Director, via

Review of completed applications will begin on February 2, 2018. If not filled, review of applications will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.

The application deadline is midnight Eastern Time on February 1, 2018, which is 10 PM Mountain Time.

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