JOB POSTING: Assistant Curator, Asia

National Museums Scotland is looking for an Assistant Curator for its Asian Section. The Asia Section cares for more than 40,000 objects from China, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas, the Middle East, and South and Southeast Asia. Collecting started from the middle of the 19th century, focussing on the arts and crafts of this region but also included prehistoric and ethnographical material. Particularly noteworthy, for example, are their Chinese ceramics which represent the production of many kilns in China from the late Neolithic period to the Cultural Revolution era.

JOB: Application for Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Early Chinese History (Zhou through Han)

The Departments of East Asian Studies and History at Princeton University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Early Chinese History (Zhou through Han), with particular emphasis on intellectual history in its sociopolitical contexts. The position is primarily based in the Department of East Asian Studies, but with a joint appointment in the History Department. The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

JOB POSTING: Associate Professor in Heritage Studies

Academic position as Associate Professor in Heritage Studies. 

Associate Professor in Heritage Studies, Grade 9, Full-time, UCL Institute of Archaeology , UCL Jobs Ref: 1877496

Role description: 

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is renowned as one of the world's leading centres of expertise for research and teaching in the fields of Museum Studies, Conservation, Cultural Heritage Studies and Public Archaeology. Staff and student's working in these areas comprise the Institute's Heritage Studies section.

The Associate Professor in Heritage Studies will be a member of staff at the UCL Institute of Archaeology but will also join the team delivering the new BA Heritage, a flagship multidisciplinary programme for UCL's new campus at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park. UCL East will incorporate 12 academic entities with a range of new research and teaching programmes and collaborations with the other East Bank partners, including the V&A, the Smithsonian, Sadlers Wells and the BBC. One of these entities is the School for the Creative and Cultural Industries, within which the BA Heritage is situated.

Vacancy for Project Curator: Reimagining the British Museum

Project Curator: Reimagining the British Museum Project
2 positions available
Collection Projects and Resources
Full-Time, Fixed-Term (23 Months, end date 21 June 2023)
£38,414 per annum
Application Deadline: 12pm on 8 July 2021

The British Museum is seeking two Project Curators to join a dedicated project team in the delivery of an exciting and complex new project to place global collaboration at the heart of the Museum’s new masterplan. The Reimagining the British Museum project will develop new curatorial approaches to interpreting the collection and developing the narratives that will underpin a comprehensive redisplay of the galleries.

In this role you will work with curators and other specialists across the organisation as well as individuals and groups around the world to develop curatorial briefs for new suites of permanent galleries. You will deliver pilot projects such as displays, and digital or other public programmes to test and evaluate different collaborative methods and narrative approaches, contributing to a clear plan and framework for how the Museum will collaborate globally in the development and delivery of its masterplan. Working beyond your own area of expertise or scholarly discipline, you will provide the right environment to stimulate new thinking and debate while balancing the need to meet challenging deadlines.

The start date of these posts is planned as the beginning of August 2021.

Call for Experts, Database of Religious History

Funded by the John Templeton Foundation, the Database of Religious History at the University of British Columbia is actively recruiting experts to fill out entries on East Asian religion. Entries may be written in Chinese OR English.

Benefits of Writing an Entry: Contribute to an international database on world history; Receive a publication credit; Honorarium available while funds last for complete entries finished within 60 days. 

Entry Requirements: Introductory paragraph (approx. 400 words); All quantitative questions answered; As many qualitative comments as possible (no set word count); Approximately 20-40 pdf pages (number will vary based on topic).

MA Award: Fulbright-funded Program in Austronesian Studies at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

SEAA has been informed of this research opprotunity at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, which includes potential funding for archaoelogical research:

Master's Degree Program Award: National Tsing Hua University Award In Austronesian Studies

Awards are available to pursue a full-time Master’s degree in Austronesian Studies at the Institute of Anthropology, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU). The program is taught in English.

CALL FOR PAPERS: ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE MEDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE MEDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY The field of archaeology has long entertained media coverage in print, on television and in film. With the rapid expansion of the internet, mobile technologies and video gaming, archaeology has become further immersed in digital media. Whether the use of these platforms are for public engagement, scholarly communication or pure entertainment, the field of archaeology is irretrievably part of the media landscape.

JOB POSTING: Associate Professor of Indigenous Archaeology in Hokkaido

The Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies Hokkaido University is inviting international applications for the position of Associate Professor to be placed at GSI. The position is open to a young English-speaking researcher (or a young non-native English-speaking researcher with the ability and experience to use English as a research language without difficulty) in the field of Indigenous Archaeology. This position is a Full-time position but nontenured until 31 March 2026.

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