2023 NYUSH CGA-Fudan ARC Joint Postdoctoral Fellow

As part of a collaborative project to promote the study of Asia in China, the Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai and the Asia Research Center at Fudan University are jointly offering a position of Postdoctoral Fellow, which is open to outstanding researchers holding PRC citizenship. The selection process will be based on academic merit and necessary budgetary approvals.

Research Focus and Position Description

  • Research area:¬†China’s Asian Connections prior to 1949
  • Working language:¬†English and Chinese
  • Position description:¬†The person will have the title of ‚ÄúPostdoctoral Fellow‚ÄĚ at Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai, and concurrently hold the title of ‚ÄúJunior¬†Research Fellow‚ÄĚ at the Asia Research Center at Fudan University. The fellowship starts on September 1, 2023 for a period of up to one year, with the possibility of an extension for a second year.¬†


Qualified applicants should be a citizen of China and below the age of 40 years. She/he should have received a doctoral degree from a reputable university in the field of humanities and social science before August 15, 2023. Publication in relevant field is desirable. Preference will be given to those who are fluent in English and have study-abroad experience.

Application Materials and Process                              

Please include the following documents with your application:

  • Detailed CV in both English and Chinese;
  • 1-2 published articles (electronic copies);
  • 2 recommendation letters (in English or Chinese) written by experts in relevant field of study. Applicants should enter the names and email addresses of at least two referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload a reference letter through Interfolio.

Please submit all the required materials via the application link here: https://apply.interfolio.com/122254 before April 15, 2023. If you have any questions on the application process, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu. Qualified applicants will be notified for an interview after preliminary selection. The application outcome will be announced before June 1, 2023.

Benefits and Expectation

The Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai and the Asia Research Center at Fudan University will jointly provide office facilities, accommodation and competitive stipend package to the postdoctoral fellow. The fellow should prepare and submit at least two academic articles or a book manuscript for publication during the fellowship period. In addition to research, the fellow will also be expected to assist in the collaborative activities between the two research institutions, including but not limited to editing newsletter and organizing conferences and workshops.


  • Institution:¬†Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai
  • Email:¬†chpostdoc.cga@nyu.edu
  • Contact Person:¬†Tansen Sen


About NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University‚Äôs global network. It is the Ô¨Ārst higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world’s great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU‚Äôs global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by fourteen additional academic centers across Ô¨Āve continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

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