Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

For IMMEDIATE HIRING: The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman is looking for one (1) full-time non-UP contractual Research Assistant for the Academic Program Improvement Project. The research assistant will serve as a member of the project staff from August to December 2022 (5 months).

Job Description

♦ Draft, compile, organize, and edit text
♦ Assist in consultations and meetings
♦ Produce key project outputs
♦ Perform other administrative and research-related tasks that may be assigned by the project leader

Key Qualifications

♦ Graduate degree/units
♦ Background in qualitative data processing
♦ Excellent writing, editing, and research skills
♦ Ability to work with minimal supervision
♦ Ability to multitask

Application Documents

♦ Curriculum Vitae
♦ Sample of academic writing (term paper or published work)
♦ Letter of intent addressed to the project leader, Prof. Tina S. Clemente.
Interested applicants may submit the following to Administrative Officer Lilia Marquez (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Application period is until 19 July 2022.

 The UP Asian Center offers M.A. degrees in Asian Studies with four fields of specialization: Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia. The Center also has an M.A. program in Philippine Studies that allows students to major in Philippine society and culture, Philippine foreign relations, or Philippine development studies. The Center offers a Ph.D. program in Philippine Studies in conjunction with the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy. For an overview of these graduate programs, click here. The Asian Center also publishes Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia, the latest issue of which can be downloaded at the journal's website. For other news and upcoming events at the Asian Center, click here.