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  College Fellow, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Harvard’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is seeking applications for a College Fellow in the study of Chinese social, economic, or cultural history of the Tang through Ming periods. Teaching duties will include two undergraduate courses and a graduate seminar. Twenty-five percent of the appointment is reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree by the expected start date. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Detailed information and a link to the online application are available at www.fas.harvard.edu/ facaff/cfp/. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by April 15, 2013.

Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

  Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

(1) Research Assistant Professor (2 posts) (Ref. : 201300078) (2) Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref. : 201300079)

Applications are invited for appointments as (1) Research Assistant Professor (2 posts) (Ref. : 201300078) (from as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance) and (2) Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref. : 201300079) (from as soon as possible, for a period of two years) in the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Institute was established in 2001 with a mission to promote innovative, cross-disciplinary scholarship with a focus on China and Asia.

For posts (1), applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Humanities or Social Sciences disciplines. Outstanding candidates with a proven research record and an expertise in any of the following three areas of study of the Institute are encouraged to apply : (1) history of science, technology and medicine in East Asia ; (2) Inter-Asia connections (hubs and mobilities) ; and (3) Asia urbanity (historical and contemporary). The appointees are expected to conduct global collaborative research on topics related to the research agenda of the Institute ; teach relevant courses at undergraduate/postgraduate levels, and train postgraduate students. They are also expected to participate in the development of the Institute’s research and outreach programmes, including competitive grant applications.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointments carry leave and medical benefits. For posts (1), the appointments will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. and a personal statement of research to ihsshrfi hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to ihsshrfi hku.hk. Closes April 30, 2013. Review of applications will start from March 31, 2013.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy.

  Assistant/Associate Professor (W 1) of Chinese Studies

University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany Geocultural area(s) : China Discipline(s) : History, International relations

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tbingen invites applications for the position of assistant/associate professor (W 1) of Chinese Studies. The position is initially limited to four years (tenure status), with the possibility of extension by a further two years. The appointed candidate has the option to pursue a tenure-track system at the level of assistant/associate professor (W1) with the option of being appointed to the position of full professor (W3). The position is due to commence on October 1, 2013.

The chosen candidate will be requested to teach four to six hours per week during the winter and summer terms. He/she is expected to carry out research on Chinese Studies independently. Furthermore, the selected person should fulfill the research and teaching obligations required for appointment as full professor at a university or equivalent institution.

Requirements for appointment are an excellent PhD dissertation in a relevant topic, international publications, evidence of third-party grants (fellowship/scholarship and/or projects) and teaching experience. Further requirements are an expertise in Chinas role in the history of globalisation from the sixteenth century to the present age, a profound theoretical orientation in order to enhance collaboration with other historical disciplines at the University of Tbingen, a comprehensive familiarity with relevant academic discourses in East and West and an excellent command of modern and classical Chinese, with a stress on the candidates individual research focus.

The chosen candidates duties include teaching of courses that are part of the curricula offered at the department as well as instruction in Chinese source materials language. Willingness to co-operate within the framework of joint research projects of the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies is expected.

Tuebingen University is particularly interested in applications from female candidates for this position and therefore especially encourages women to apply.

Applications from disabled candidates will be given preference if the qualifications of these candidates are identical to those of a non-disabled candidate.

Applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, and list of publications and teaching experience in paper and electronic form as well as own monographs and five representative articles in electronic form) should be sent to : Dean of the Faculty of Humanities University of Tuebingen Wilhelmstrasse 50 D-72074 Tuebingen Germany e-mail : dekanat philosophie.uni-tuebingen.de

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in East Asian History

Location : University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom

Geocultural area(s) : China, North-East Asia Discipline(s) : History Overview : The Department of History at the University of Sussex enjoys an international reputation for Global history. As part of a planned expansion, the Department now wishes to make a new appointment in the field of East Asian Studies.

Applications from scholars working in any geographical area are welcomed, but an ability to develop and teach specialised courses in the history of 20th century China is essential. Description : Permanent, full time Salary range : Lecturer A starting at 33,230 and rising to 36,298 per annum Lecturer B starting at 37,382 and rising to 44,607 per annum Senior Lecturer starting at45,941 and rising to 53,233 per annum

Expected start date : 1 September 2013

The Department enjoys long-standing relationships with several Chinese universities, involving staff and student exchanges. The successful candidate will be expected to oversee and develop this relationship.

We seek an ambitious individual, with a demonstrable track record of high quality teaching and research, whose work complements our existing strengths. Candidates are expected to have a profile of high quality publications, and well developed plans for future research.

The successful candidate will join a thriving, collegial department with a commitment to interdisciplinary study and a student community which is both well-qualified and intellectually ambitious. Good communication skills, and an ability to work productively as part of a friendly team-oriented department are essential for this position.

For an informal discussion of the post, please contact the Head of the History, Department, Professor Clive Webb, in the first instance by email at : c.j.webb sussex.ac.uk

Closing date for completed applications : 6 May 2013

The University of Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity

For full details and how to apply see www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs

Contact : For an informal discussion of the post, please contact the Head of the History, Department, Professor Clive Webb, in the first instance by email at : c.j.webb sussex.ac.uk

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