Position: Chinese Studies @ University of Melbourne

umelbAsia Institute, Faculty of Arts
Job no: 0033635

The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies is currently seeking a Level B Lecturer to assist in the development of the Centre. The lecturer will work closely with the Centre’s Director and staff to help consolidate and expand the University’s considerable research, engagement and teaching activities on China and the Chinese economy. Candidates with research expertise in China’s outward direct investment and state-owned enterprises are particularly welcome.

As Lecturer in Chinese Studies, you will undertake research that is influential in the field of the Chinese economy and public policy. In this role you will be expected to foster links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment. You will also be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels including supervision of RHD students, and will assist in the development of new subjects as appropriate.

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 Asia Institute has close links with other Schools and Faculties across the University, and our programs are strongly interdisciplinary in focus.

Launched in 2013, The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies (CCCS) is a major initiative of the University of Melbourne, located within the Asia Institute. The Centre plays a vital role in promoting an Australian approach in the study of contemporary China, and serves as a significant source of research-based information on China, Chinese societies and Chinese economies in the 21st century.

This full-time position is available until September 2019.

Close date: 19 Jun 2016
More information: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/888286/lecturer-in-chinese-studies