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Professor/Researcher; Associate Professor/Associate Researcher; Lecturer/Assistant Researcher in Fine Art

Beijing Foreign Studies University - The School of Art and Research

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

The School of Art and Research is an advanced teaching and research institution established by Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) to conduct comprehensive research on Chinese art. It aims at promoting the development of Chinese art, fully displaying its essence, transmitting traditional Chinese culture, and creating a world-class comprehensive university. 

Known as the “cradle of diplomats,” Beijing Foreign Studies University attaches great importance to both the training in foreign language skills and the cultivation of students’ values in humanities and arts. The University’s teaching and research encompass Chinese culture to serve the need for increasing China’s soft power. To be qualified as diplomatic personnel, one must be well-informed and well-trained in such aspects as humanities, arts, politics and economics. In the new era, they also shoulder the historical mission of inheriting, promoting, and spreading China’s splendid traditional culture and art, as well as facilitating the construction of Chinese cultural soft power. Built upon the University’s strength in foreign language teaching, international studies, and cross-cultural researches, the School of Art and Research was founded on June 11, 2011, to produce the talents in need and develop the nation’s soft power.

The School of Art and Research aims at transmitting Chinese art to the rest of the world, and imparting basic theories and techniques of indigenous Chinese theatre, in particular, Jingju (Peking Opera), which is known as the “quintessence of the nation”. It addresses the need of students and teachers of Beijing Foreign Studies University, staff of foreign institutions in Beijing, and overseas volunteers of the Confucius Institute, creating a strong artistic atmosphere at the University. Covering a wide range of fields, the study of Chinese culture entails an array of research methodologies, and requires researchers to have profound knowledge in its cultural background and field experiences too. Undertaking the teaching, research and transmission of Chinese art with rigor and enthusiasm, the School is committed to giving full play to the advantages and characteristics of Chinese art, and building a new disciplinary system that is suitable for the development of Chinese art.

More information available at:

Official website of the School of Art and Research: https://ysyjy.bfsu.edu.cn/ 

Requirements

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.

To apply please click the APPLY button and send your CV along with your representative academic achievements to our official recruitment email address. 

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