YALE-NUS Postdoctoral Fellow in South and Southeast Asian Archaeology and History

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Alison Carter

Dec 14, 2021, 1:10:31 AM12/14/21
Position Description

Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore.  Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought.

We are seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Fellow in South and Southeast Asian Archaeology and History for a three year position, starting on 1 March 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate is expected to work with Associate Professor Emanuel Mayer and Prof Maria De Iorio, and participate in a research project on computer-assisted numismatics. Tasks would include:

  • Die studies of ancient South and Southeast Asian coinages, with the help of a ground-breaking computational model.
  • Data collection in South Asia and Europe.
  • Historical analysis of the material under study.


The prospective candidate should have a PhD in a related field and an interest in numismatics.

For full consideration, please submit the following materials to Associate Professor Emanuel Mayer via email at emanue...@yale-nus.edu.sg.

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Complete list of publications
  • Contact Information for 3 References

Equal Opportunity Employer

Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to these values. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg

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