The UCLA Institute of American Cultures, in cooperation with UCLA's four Ethnic Studies Research Centers offers
fellowships to postdoctoral/visiting scholars to support research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and hold a Ph.D. Applications DUE: Jan. 16, 2009.
UCLA: 2009-10 Postdoctoral/Visiting Scholar Fellowship in Asian American Studies and Ethnic Studies
The UCLA Institute of American Cultures, in cooperation with UCLA's
four Ethnic Studies Research Centers (American Indian Studies Center,
Asian American Studies Center, Bunche Center for African American
Studies Center, and the Chicano Studies Research Center), offers
fellowships to postdoctoral/visiting scholars to support research on
African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os.
Each Center awards one postdoctoral/visiting scholar fellowship for
the academic year in a national competition.
The fellowship includes a stipend (which can be used as a sabbatical
supplement) that ranges from $32,000 to $35,000 (contingent upon rank,
experience, and date of completion of the Ph.D), up to $4,000 in
research support, and health benefits. If applicable, the stipend is
paid in the form of a reimbursement to the Fellow's home institution.
Appointments are for a 9-month period beginning on October 1, 2009.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the
United States and hold a Ph.D. from an accredited college/university
(or, in the case of the arts, a terminal degree) in the appropriate
field at the time of appointment. UCLA faculty, staff, and currently
enrolled students are not eligible to apply.
IAC Postdoctoral Fellows/Scholars are to be in residence during their
tenure and to make a contribution to the research activities of the
sponsoring Ethnic Studies Research Center. Each fellow/scholar is
expected to devote full time to study and research and accept no other
form of employment. In the case of the Asian American Studies Center,
the fellow/scholar will also teach a 10-week undergraduate OR graduate
seminar based on his or her research with the Department of Asian
Applications are due by January 16, 2009, and recipients are notified
in April, 2009.
NOTE: Offer of award is contingent upon funding availability.
For further information, please contact the Institute of American
Cultures Coordinator or one of the IAC coordinators at the centers
listed below. The application form is available online at: