|Salary:||£45,585 to £57,696 pa|
|Placed On:||8th September 2023|
|Closes:||7th November 2023|
Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor in China and Global Development position at the Centre of Development Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) The start date for this role will be September 2024.
The successful candidate will have a record of research publications commensurate with the international reputation of the University of Cambridge. The candidate should show an outstanding record of publications, which may include published monographs or monographs nearing publication, that demonstrate clear research trajectory and promise. The candidate will be expected to provide at least 40 hours of lectures and seminars annually, supervise MPhil dissertations, conduct small-group undergraduate teaching (supervisions) and perform academic administration and examining.
To compliment the work of the vibrant teaching and research community at the Centre, we invite candidates who critically focus on China's growing role as a global economic and political power from a developmental perspective.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute positively to the teaching-intensive Centre. The Centre has a target of 85 MPhil students and a strong group of 33 PhD students, drawn from all over the world and from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. The post-holder will: (i) deliver teaching for the MPhil and the PhD programmes in Development Studies; (ii) take on a range of necessary administrative duties in the Centre and Department; (iii) conduct original research of international standards; (iv) contribute to other teaching in the Department where appropriate.
Candidates must be able to show evidence of research of international standing, demonstrate a willingness and ability to contribute collegially to the life of the Centre and the Department, and possess a flexible approach to teaching and administrative duties.
The Centre of Development Studies sees the diversity of ideas and backgrounds as a source of strength and creativity, especially in the context of global inequality and development. We strongly encourage candidates from BAME backgrounds to apply.
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The closing date for this post is midnight on Tuesday, 7 November 2023.
Applications should be made online. References will be requested from short-listed candidates.
Enquiries about applications should be addressed to the Departmental Administrator, Ms Emma King (email@example.com). Please quote reference UE38331 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BAME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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