Research Associate in China and Globalization

The University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences

Closing Date: 07/05/2018
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Duration: Available from 1 September 2018 until 31 August 2019
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Humanities
School/Directorate: School of Social Sciences
Division: Manchester China Institute
Hours Per week: Full time
Salary: £31,604 to £38,833 per annum, depending on experience
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference: HUM-011764

The Manchester China Institute (MCI) is seeking to appoint a Research Associate with research experience and interest in the history and social aspects of China to work on a research project titled “China and Globalisation” led by Prof Peter Gries.

You will be based in the Lee Kai Hung Postdoctoral College at the MCI working both independently and with academic colleagues from the MCI and other institutes and departments.

You will have a PhD or equivalent qualification (completed or near completion) in history or the social sciences (ex. Psychology, Politics, Economics, Sociology), advanced knowledge of China and Mandarin Chinese as well as demonstrable ability to publish in leading academic journals.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as male candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from men. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Peter Gries, Professor of Chinese Politics


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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