Position: Contemporary Chinese Studies @ UMelb

Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne

Senior Lecturer – Contemporary Chinese Studies

Job no: 0042496
Salary: $116,901 – $134,792 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

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

The Centre of Contemporary Chinese Studies is currently seeking a Level C Senior Lecturer to work closely with the Centre’s Director to help consolidate and expand the University’s considerable teaching, research and engagement activities on China and Chinese societies.

The successful candidate will undertake research that is highly influential in the field of Chinese studies, foster engagement links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment. The appointee 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.

Closing date:  12 Feb 2017

More information: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/889781/senior-lecturer-contemporary-chinese-studies