Postdoc in East Asian/Slavic Studies, OSU

Postdoctoral Fellowship In East Asian Studies, Slavic Studies And The Problem Of Crisis

The East Asian Studies Center, the Center for Slavic and East European Studies and the Center for Historical Research at The Ohio State University invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. We seek an emerging scholar with proven interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary interests in East Asian and Slavic/East European Studies whose work connects to the Center for Historical Research’s theme of “Crisis, Uncertainty, and History: Trajectories and Experiences of Accelerated Change.” Applicants should have earned a PhD within the last three years (2018 or later) in any field related to Slavic, East Asian or Comparative Studies, broadly defined. While the specific topical focus and geographic areas are open, the successful candidate must be able to work in both geographic regions and connect to the larger theme of “Crisis, Uncertainty, and History.”

The fellowship carries a one course per semester teaching load (two courses over one year). The teaching duties are expected to include one graduate course and one undergraduate course that can employ various disciplinary and methodological approaches. The fellow is expected to present a lecture or seminar in the CHR Crisis series in the spring of 2022. This is a one-year appointment and includes an annual stipend of $55,000, benefits, up to $2,000 in relocation costs and a research fund of $1,000.

The start date of the position is negotiable but must be between June 1 and August 1, 2021. Review of applications will start April 15. Inquiries can be directed to Angela Brintlinger, Director of CSEES, at; Mitchell Lerner, Director of EASC, at; and John Brooke, Director of CHR, at This fellowship is made possible by Ohio State’s Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme.

The full announcement, details on eligibility, and application instructions are available at:—East-Asian-Studies–Slavic-Studies–and-the-Problem-of-Crisis-_R8134-2

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