Postdoctoral Associates are researchers of Asia or Asian Diasporas who have completed a doctorate within the last five years, and who have been awarded post-doctoral funding through an external competition or other sources. All applicants are expected to be self-funded.

The application form is available here.

YCAR will contact you after we have received your completed application to confirm receipt and/or if we require additional information before considering your application. All applications go before the YCAR Membership Committee, which meet six times per academic year: 15 January, 15 March, 15 June, 15 September, 15 October and 1 December. Applications will be reviewed shortly after each deadline. Please plan carefully as the Membership Committee will not review applications outside of these time periods.

All queries can be directed to