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Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies

Durham University - School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Location: Durham
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2019
Closes: 22nd November 2019
Job Ref: MLAC20-1

Working arrangements: The role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares

Open date:  09 September 2019

Closing date: 22 November 2019 at 12pm midday

Preferred start date: Successful candidates will ideally be in post by 01 September 2020

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures seeks an outstanding new colleague to join the School as Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake internationally excellent research, provide outstanding teaching, and carry out service to the School. The appointment is tenable on a non-fixed term basis from 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We welcome applications from exceptional scholars with research expertise in any area of Chinese Studies that complements the research strengths of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, including comparative literary or visual studies. We are particularly keen to receive applications from those specialising in the literature, visual culture, and/or art history from any period from the Song to the Qing dynasties.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in a progressive institution.

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