Opportunities at the IAR

Here you will find a full list of funding, research, employment and volunteer opportunities that are currently available through the Institute of Asian Research (IAR).

Submissions For The 2017 Nehru Humanitarian Award In The Memory Of Prem Goel

Posted October 6, 2017
The Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR) at The University of British Columbia, invites submissions for the 2017 Prem Goel Memorial Award. The annual award of $1000 is given to the UBC graduate student judged to have the most promising research program related to South Asia. All students pursuing an MA or PhD […] Read more

Sorry, there are currently no Work Learn opportunities available.

Institute of Asian Research Chair – Call for Applications

Posted December 5, 2017
Deadline for applications: 5pm, January 5, 2018 Applicants are asked to consult with their unit head/director to request a note of endorsement. Please send c.v., expression of interest, and head’s endorsement to: Moura Quayle, Director pro tem UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs moura.quayle@ubc.ca The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs […] Read more

Call for Proposal for Research Grant “Human Capital for Micro, Small, and Medium-size Enterprises (MSMEs) in APEC Developing Economies” (APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership)

Posted October 11, 2017
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is currently implementing the APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership (the Project) that is funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The ultimate outcome of the Project is to build the potential of micro-, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in developing Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) economies to foster sustainable economic growth and […] Read more

ASEAN in Today’s World (AsTW)

Posted October 4, 2017
Kyushu University and University of Malaya launched a new project together entitled ASEAN in Today’s World (AsTW) 2018 in cooperation with the Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Ateneo de Manila University, Mahidol University and Fukuoka Women’s University. ASEAN in Today’s World (AsTW) 2018 is a two-week international study program focusing on ASEAN and East Asian affairs. […] Read more

Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme

Posted September 27, 2017
Recruitment for the 2018 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is currently underway. The JET Programme offers a minimum, one-year opportunity to experience Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) or Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) through an official Government of Japan program. ALTs work alongside Japanese teachers of English in the public school system, […] Read more

Yenching Academy Graduate Program at Peking University

Posted September 27, 2017
The Yenching Academy of Peking University builds bridges between China and the rest of the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies for outstanding graduates from all over the globe. This initiative brings young people who show promise to lead and innovate in their fields together in an intensive learning environment where they […] Read more

Junior Research Fellowship – Data analysis and surveys

Posted September 7, 2017
A three-month Junior Research Fellowship for applicants interested in learning more about Canada's engagement with Asia. Deadline: September 25, 2017 (Monday) at 11:59pm (PST). Read more

Sorry, there are currently no research assistantship opportunities available.

Join the IAR’s hardworking team of volunteers and gain valuable experience in event planning, logistics and set-up. You will have the opportunity to connect not only with UBC faculty and researchers, but also with scholars, professionals, ambassadors and political experts from all over the world. Sound interesting? Complete the form below and the IAR Office will be in touch.

Student Volunteer Form

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