A generous endowment by Dr S.T. Lee, of Singapore, has made
possible the creation of this Fellowship, open to applicants of professorial or
equivalent status for the purpose of supporting research in London in any field
relevant to the work of one or more of the School's Institutes.
The Fellowship may be held for a period of up to 6 consecutive
months between September and June of any academic year. (A longer tenure may be
possible, but will not attract any financial support beyond that available for
the first 6 months. Applications for periods significantly shorter than 6 months
are unlikely to be successful).
The endowment also provides for the delivery of the annual S.T.
Lee lecture on a theme of the Fellow's choice.
The School of Advanced Study Professorial
A second Visiting Professorial Fellowship is offered by the School
on the same terms as the S.T. Lee Fellowship. The aim of the School will be to
ensure that in any given year thework of the S.T. Lee Fellow and the School
ofAdvanced Study Fellow together covers a wide range of intellectual
Holders of the Fellowship will be ready to pursue their work in
the context of an active and vigorous relationship with the multi-disciplinary
scholarly community within the School, and to play a leading intellectual role
in cross-School seminars or other programmes.
Application and Contact
Applicants must be able to show that their research can benefit
from the resources of one or more of the Institutes in the School, and that it
can contribute productively to the range of activities across the School.
Intending applicants should make contact with the Director(s) of
the relevant Institute(s) in advance of making an application.
Further information may be obtained from:
School of Advanced Study
University of London
Senate House, Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
T: + 44 (0) 20 7862 8659
F: + 44 (0) 20 7862 8657
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Employer: The Center for Latin America Studies (CLAS) at
Date Posted: October 27,
The Center for Latin America Studies (CLAS)
at Stanford University is searching for a new Associate Director. With over 60
affiliated faculty members, a large endowment, and a sizeable grants program the
Center is a large operation that includes multiple administrative, research, and
teaching activities. The Center works actively with academic departments and
research units on campus. Its mission is to support research and teaching on
Latin America by the faculty and students of Stanford in all fields of study.
The Associate Director will work closely and collaboratively with the Faculty
Director. As the Center's senior staff member he or she will supervise an
administrative staff of two full time and several part time employees. The
Associate Director's responsibilities include overseeing Center programming,
administering various fellowship and grant programs and visiting professorships,
directing undergraduate and graduate degree programs, managing the Center's
complex budget, fundraising, and outreach. He or she will support and advise the
Director in developing and setting program priorities, in general policy and
decision making, in liaison with other units on campus, and in representing the
Center on and, occasionally, off campus.
a doctorate in the humanities or social science with expertise in Latin America
is preferred along with substantial administrative experience in a university
setting, but candidates with an MA or ABD background and at least 3 years of
university administrative experience will also be considered. An excellent
knowledge of written and spoken Spanish is required and some knowledge of
Portuguese would be helpful. The most successful candidate will have excellent
writing and communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work
effectively with staff, faculty and students at all levels of the university as
well as with distinguished (especially foreign) visitors. Familiarity with
financial systems is desirable.
be accepted until the position is filled.
Contact Information: Please
apply through the Stanford employment website at:
http://jobs.stanford.edu, under requisition
In addition to the online submission, please mail your cover
letter and resume directly to:
- Professor Herb Klein, Director
- Center for Latin American Studies
- 582 Alvarado Row
- Stanford, CA 94305
- Fax #650-723-9822.