Lecturer in Chinese Society

King's College London - Lau China Institute, School of Global Affairs


The Lau China Institute at King’s seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Chinese Society, to provide teaching and undertake externally-funded research of outstanding quality. The role will be focussed on the many implications of social development and change in China. It would particularly suit a candidate with a strong track record of research and publication on societal dynamics in China, the impact of economic change, and the socio-political changes that China has undergone in recent years and is currently experiencing. Also expected are a good understanding of provincial and central dynamics, and of the ways in which Chinese themselves understand their social evolution within the country.

Post duration: Indefinite.


The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6-7 scales, currently £32,958 to £48,327 per annum, plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum. 

Contact Information:

To apply for this post you will need to register with the university’s recruitment system, HireWire, to download and submit the application form.  Please note, if you are submitting a  CV or a short statement these will need to copied and pasted into the application form as part of the same document, as the system only allows you to submit one document. Application forms must also be in word format, not PDF. Please also note, once submitted, your application cannot be edited.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Professor Kerry Brown via email at Kerry.brown@kcl.ac.uk.

Other Information:

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 18 December 2016. 

Equality of opportunity is College policy

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