UC Berkeley Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Buddhism 2018‑2020


Application Procedures

Applicants should submit the following materials (PDF)

  1. Curriculum vitae, listing degrees, any publications, and teaching experience
  2. Graduate school transcripts
  3. A personal statement of no more than 2,000 words outlining previous research (including dissertation), the research the applicant will undertake during the term of the fellowship, future professional goals, as well as any other information deemed relevant to the application
  4. A writing sample
  5. Candidates who do not yet hold a Ph.D. but expect to by June 30, 2018, should supply a letter from their home institution confirming their schedule to completion
  6. Applicants should request three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline and Notification of Award

All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted through AP Recruit at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01647. Hardcopy, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. The position is open until filled. Please direct any questions to the Center for Japanese Studies at cjs@berkeley.edu.

Only complete applications will be considered. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all documentation is complete and that referees submit their letters of recommendation by the initial review date to ensure full consideration. Awards are anticipated to be announced in April, 2018.


Additional Information

Former Fellows