University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Postdoctoral Fellow in Chinese Science and Technology

Location: Illinois, United States Institution Type: College/University Position Type: Post-doctoral Fellow

The Department of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign seeks a postdoctoral fellow in Chinese science and technology. Period of specialization is open. The fellow will be expected to pursue his or her own research project, teach or co-teach one course each semester, and collaboration with the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (EAPS) projects, including the Science and Technology in the Pacific Century initiative. The fellow will have opportunities to interact with faculty and graduate students of the Program in Science and Technology Studies, which is a growing interdisciplinary program across campus. The appointment is for one year beginning August 16, 2009, with the possibility of extension for two years. Salary is very competitive. Candidates must have received PhD within 5 years of the start of the fellowship. Please send letter of interest, c.v., brief description of research project, short writing sample, teaching dossier, and three letters of reference to Professor Poshek Fu, EAPS Director, Department of History, University of Illinois, 309 Gregory Hall, 810 South Wright Street, Urbana IL 61801. Complete application should be received by December 15, 2008. University of Illinois is an EOE, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages application from women and minority candidates.

Contact Info: Professor Poshek Fu EAPS Director Department of History University of Illinois 309 Gregory Hall 810 South Wright Street Urbana IL 61801 Website: and