Lecturer in Chinese Cultural Studies and/or History

The University of Manchester - School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Closing Date : 12/12/2016.
Employment Type : Permanent.
Duration :
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities.
School/Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.
Division : Language Based Area Studies.
Hours Per week : Full time.
Salary : £34,596 to £48,327 per annum according to relevant experience.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : HUM-09169.

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Chinese Cultural Studies and/or History, which is tenable from 1 September 2017. 

You must have a PhD in a relevant field, submitted or very near completion, and demonstrable teaching experience in Chinese cultural studies and/or history at university level. Some experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials would be desirable. Your research may focus on any aspect of modern or contemporary Chinese culture and/or history. You must be fluent in English and Mandarin. (Although the ability to teach Classical Chinese would be advantageous, this is not an essential requirement.) You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathize with students.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Karl Posso

Email: karl.posso@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting: 11 November 2016

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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