The Faculty of Arts is currently seeking an esteemed scholar to appoint to the role of Professor in Asian Studies within the Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts. The Asia Institute is the University of Melbourne’s key centre for studies in Asian languages and cultures. Our teaching programs include Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese languages, as well as Asian and Islamic Studies. The Professor of Asian Studies will join the Asian Studies program which is one of the largest in Australia.
Through this professorial appointment the Asia Institute seeks to further enhance its leadership group and to add strength to its areas of research, teaching and engagement. The successful candidate will have expertise in a relevant area of Asian Studies.
The Professor in Asian Studies will make an outstanding contribution to the research, teaching and engagement activities of the Asia Institute, they will be an intellectual leader and be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to the public profile of the Asian Studies program.
Closing date: 30 November 2014
More information available here.