Visiting Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science and Technology – Johns Hopkins University

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Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America’s first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.


The department of the History of Science and Technology at The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a graduate student fellowships in the history of modern East Asian science and technology for the 2024-2025 academic year.

The fellowship will include a stipend for either one or two semesters, reimbursement for the travel to Baltimore, health insurance, and a research budget. Fellows will have a “visiting student” status, and will be welcome to attend any of our graduate seminars and our weekly departmental colloquium.

For inquiries please contact Prof. Lijing Jiang at or Prof. Yulia Frumer at


Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and be working in the history of modern East Asian science or technology. Applicants must be at an advanced stage of their degree, having attained an ABD status or equivalent. Preference would be given to those who have already written several chapters of their dissertation.

Foreign applicants must meet visa requirements, depending on their country of origin. All applicants must write and speak well in English.

Application Instructions

To apply, pleased submit the following by December 20, 2023 :

1) a cover letter

2) a research proposal that describes both the general goals and significance of the dissertation research, as well as concrete plan for the time at JHU, if accepted

3) a writing sample: either an article published on the topic of the dissertation, or a dissertation chapter

4) a transcript from the home institution.

5) two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from a faculty member at the home institution

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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