Associate Professorship in Anthropology and China Studies

University of Aarhus - School of Culture and Society

The School of Culture and Society at the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University invites applications for an associate professorship in anthropology and China studies. The associate professorship is a permanent position which begins on 1 December 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Place of employment: Jens Chr. Schous Vej 3-7, 8000 Aarhus C and Moesgaard, Moesgård allé, 8270 Højbjerg, Denmark.

The position
We are seeking an innovative and dedicated candidate who will contribute to Aarhus University’s core activities in the areas of research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange. We invite applications from all interested candidates with a doctoral degree in anthropology and a specialisation in China studies, based on extensive field research. The position is shared 50/50 between the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Global Studies.

The School of Culture and Society emphasises high-quality research and attaches great importance to interdisciplinary collaboration, participation in collective research projects, and the ability to attract external research funding. Research qualifications will be assessed in relation to the period of active research, the degree of originality and academic output, e.g. the number of publications published in internationally recognised, peer-reviewed journals or compatible high-ranking series published by internationally recognised publishing houses.

Regarding the present position, we are particularly interested in applicants with substantial ethnographic research experience in contemporary Chinese society, with a special focus on the anthropology of ethics and documented competence in Chinese. 

Read the full job description and apply online here

Application deadline: 28/9/2017

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