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Professor/Researcher; Associate Professor/Associate Researcher; Lecturer/Assistant Researcher in Asian Languages and Literatures

Beijing Foreign Studies University - The School of Asian and African Studies

Location: Beijing - China
Salary: Competitive salary
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th November 2020
Expires: 16th January 2021

Founded in 1961, the School of Asian and African Studies is well known for its teaching and research specialties in Asian and African Languages and Literature, Area Studies and Translation Theory and Practice. Approved by The Ministry of Education, the National Less Commonly Taught Languages Undergraduate Personnel Training Bases was established at the Department of Asian and African Languages in 2001, and incorporated into the “The Project of Higher Education Reform in the New Century”. In April 2007, approved by The Ministry of Education and the Beijing Municipal Government, School of Asian and African Studies was listed as key department of characteristic specialty for Higher Education in the same year.

In September 2019, the School of Asian Studies was separated from the School of Asian and African Studies to form an independent department. Currently, it offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in 23 languages and language courses in 8 languages, including Korean, Cambodian, Lao, Thai, Malay, Indonesian, Burmese, Vietnamese, Filipino, Tetum, Java, Sinhalese, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Sanskrit, Pali, Nepali, Tamil, Pashto, Dhivehi, Punjabi, Turkish, Persian, Hebrew, Mongolian, Armenian, Azeri, Georgian, Kurdish and Dari. Meanwhile, the School also offers postgraduate programs in Asian Studies, covering areas such as Diplomacy, Economics, Law, Anthropology and Sociology. The School now houses 12 Research centers, including the Center for ROK And DPRK Studies, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the Center For South Asian Studies, the Center For West Asian Studies, the Center for Sri Lankan Studies, the Indonesia Center, the Center for Iranian Culture, the Center for Vietnamese Studies, the Center for Khmer Studies, the Center for Lao Studies, and etc. The School also publishes academic journals including Journal of Asian and African Studies, etc.

The School of Asian Studies enjoys a strong and well-respected faculty. Currently, there are around 60 teachers in the School. Over 45% of them are Professors and Associate Professors, 75% of them own PhD degrees in Asian Languages and Literature, Political Science, Philosophy, Law, History, Arts and others. Each year, the School recruits over 20 foreign experts to teach relevant majors, and invites several Chinese or Overseas Scholars to serve as visiting professors and discipline consultants.

More information available at:

Official website of the School of Asian Studies:


Applicants should

  1. have passion for higher education and fulfill teachers' duties in accordance with laws.
  2. have academic rigor and be good team players. Comply with academic integrity principles, teaching ethics and norms.
  3. have research experience and potentials for teaching and academic research.
  4. hold PhD degrees in the relevant disciplines from well-known universities, and have outstanding publication records.
  5. be in good health to fulfill duties.

Remuneration Package

BFSU provides competitive salaries.

Qualified recruited candidates can apply for benefits according to BFSU’s talent projects and plans.

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