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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Gi-Wook Shin

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Shin, Gi-Wook
Department Name: 
Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
Fall 2019 (10 months)
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

For more information about the fellowship, how to apply, and our center, please visit our application page:

The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University is pleased to announce its search for two 2019–20 Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellows in Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies. Made possible through the generosity of Walter H. Shorenstein, awards will be made to two junior scholars (recent PhDs must have degree conferral and approval by June 30, 2019) for research and writing on Asia.
The primary focus of the fellowship is on contemporary political, economic, or social change in the Asia-Pacific region (including Northeast, Southeast, and South Asia), or topics in international relations and international political economy. The postdoctoral fellowship is a 10-month appointment with a salary rate of $52,000, or commensurate with Stanford policy, plus $2,000 for research expenses. Appointments will begin in the fall quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year.
Applications must be received by January 7, 2019.
For additional information and to apply, visit
The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) is dedicated to the study of critical issues affecting the countries of Asia and their regional and global relations. Our scholar community is comprised of distinguished academics and practitioners in government, business, and civil society. Through policy-relevant research, publications, education, public programs, and international collaborations, we address pressing challenges in a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Applicants must be recent Ph.D.s and cannot be more than 3 years past the awarding of their doctoral degree when the fellowship begins
  • Must have dissertation submitted and approved for conferral by June 30, 2019
  • Certification of degree completion and conferral must be submitted no later than August 31, 2019
Required Application Materials: 
  • Submitted application form via our application webpage
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement (no more than 5 pages)
  • 3 letters of recommendation


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.