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  Stanley Ho University Lecturer in Chinese History in association with Pembroke College

University of Oxford -China Centre - St. Hugh’s College

Grade 30S : £43,312 - £58,157 p.a.

The University is seeking an exceptional scholar in Chinese history to fill the Stanley Ho University Lectureship. The University Lecturer will be a member of both the University and the College community. She or he will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community which performs to the highest international levels in research and publications, and will have access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers.

The University Lecturer will be required to conduct research in Chinese history, to give lectures, classes and tutorials and to organise teaching in this subject, to supervise, support and examine students at all levels, and to play a part in the administrative work of the Faculty of Oriental Studies and of Pembroke College.

The successful candidate must hold, by the start of the appointment, a doctorate in a related field ; have specialist expertise in one or more aspects of Chinese history ; demonstrate competence to teach Chinese history at undergraduate and graduate levels ; demonstrate a sufficient command of the Chinese language to carry out research using primary sources in the original language, and a commitment to carrying out and publishing research of the highest calibre in one or more areas of Chinese history ; have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills ; demonstrate a commitment to supporting students academically and pastorally in the Faculty and College contexts ; and be able and ready to co-operate in Faculty and College affairs, including undertaking administration.

In addition to the advertised salary, as a Tutorial Fellow of Pembroke College the Lecturer will be entitled to benefits including a housing allowance of £7,500 p.a., or accommodation in the College ; free meals at certain times ; membership of a private healthcare plan ; and an entertainment allowance of £220 p.a.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 19 December 2013.

  Curator, Chinese Collections - British Library

Ref COL00027 Location London, St Pancras Position Type Permanent Specialism Curators, Conservation and Reading Room Salary c.£31K pa + benefits

The British Library holds an important collection of Chinese books and manuscripts, ranging from the earliest written records to electronic publications from this year, and totalling c. 90,000 books. We are looking for a curator to develop and manage these collections, enabling access to them by the widest possible range of audiences, in the UK as well as around the world. The successful candidate will join the Department of Asian and African Studies, and alongside their day-to-day curatorial responsibilities will have a particular responsibility for delivering a programme of work to convert old printed and card catalogues into online catalogue records.

We are looking to appoint someone with a degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the collections, who has degree-level knowledge of Chinese, as well as fluent written and oral communication skills in English, and the ability to promote the collections to a wide range of audiences. Cataloguing, bibliographic, or technical skills gained from previous experience in a research library or other academic environment would be advantageous, as would knowledge of other relevant languages, including Manchu or Mongolian.

Closing date : 28 November 2013 Interviews : 9 December 2013

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  Lecturer in the History of China, Durham University - History

Salary (£) 30122 - 52706 per annum

The Department of History at Durham University seeks to appoint a lecturer (grade 7 or 8) in the History of China from 1 September 2014. The department will be especially interested in candidates with research interests in the Ming-Qing period (13th to 19th centuries) and/or twentieth-century China. The History Department is widely recognized as a leading centre of historical research and teaching, and consistently features in the top three UK History departments in league tables. Durham has a developing reputation in Chinese history, and the appointee will be joining Professor Paul Bailey in the History Department, and working with colleagues in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures as part of the Chinese Studies programme. More information about the Department of History is available at

The successful applicant will be expected to teach and collaborate in modules on Chinese history at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels, including a substantial contribution to a chronologically-broad first year survey module introducing students to Chinese history. They will also supervise postgraduate research and will undertake outstanding research leading to publications which have high standards of international significance, and to strong applications for external grants and with potential for external impact. They will take a full part in the life of the Department, and show ability to exercise academic leadership.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the University.

Reference Number 3013

Closing Date 24th January 2014

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