Category Archives: Job Opening

Job Opening at Tallinn University

Position: Tenure Track Professorship (career level I – Associate Professor)

Tallinn University, School of Humanities

Study Area: Asian Studies

Description: Chinese studies with a strong theoretical background in a subfield of social sciences or the humanities. The candidate will have an academic background that could (but does not need to) involve social or political anthropology, cultural history, studies of contemporary culture, human or political geography, history of ideas, philosophy, or political science.

More information is available here. Deadline for full consideration is March 10, 2020.

Job at Huaqiao University

The School of Philosophy and Social Development at Huaqiao University, Xiamen, China, invites applications for a position in philosophy. The position is a mid-to-long term teaching and research position, which means one should work at Huaqiao University for two full semesters (each semester lasts for 20 weeks) a year. The contract will be renewed annually or open-ended. Candidates who have some Chinese language ability will be preferred. 

AOS: Asian Philosophy, esp. Chinese Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy

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One-Year Job at NYU-Shanghai

NYU Shanghai’s Global China Studies program and Humanities program are hiring humanities-focused scholars specializing in the study of China for a one-year appointment to help cover curricular needs resulting from the research leaves of our standing faculty.  Disciplinary specialization could include, but is not limited to, Chinese or Sinophone literature, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, urban studies, gender studies, and/or history.  The person hired for this position would be responsible for teaching the NYUSH course titled “The Concept of China,” an introductory interdisciplinary class that examines China as an analytical category as it has been constructed over time in its various geopolitical, cultural, social, linguistic, and literary dimensions.

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Jobs at NTU

Assistant Professor positions available; more info here.

Specializations:

  1. Pre-Qin philosophy (preferably in Confucianism; familiarity with excavated manuscripts is an advantage)
  2. Chinese Buddhist philosophy
  3. Political philosophySocial philosophyLegal philosophy

Applicants must be competent in teaching in Mandarin and prepared to offer mandatory courses. National Taiwan University is the best university in Taiwan (http://www.ntu.edu.tw/english/index.html), and the philosophy department (http://www.philo.ntu.edu.tw/?page_id=374&lang=en) is ranked 51~100 by QS World University Rankings 2019.

Job at St. Andrews

University of St Andrews School of Modern Languages Professor of Chinese Studies – AC2219MR

The School of Modern Languages is seeking to appoint a founding Professor of Chinese Studies in the context of the University’s decision to create a new Department of Chinese Studies at the University of St Andrews. Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant area of Chinese Cultural Studies and should possess native or near-native language skills in Chinese (Mandarin) and English. In addition, applicants should possess an internationally recognised record of research excellence, have a successful track record in attracting both external funding and postgraduate students, and demonstrate expertise in curriculum development and teaching. We welcome applications not only from current chair holders, but also from candidates who are advanced Readers/Senior Lecturers/Associate Professors.

Applications are invited from candidates with a specialist research interest in any area of Chinese Cultural Studies (including, but not limited to, Literary Studies, Film and Media Studies, Philosophy and Religion, and Cultural History). The ability to establish links across other disciplines within the University will be an advantage. We are seeking to recruit an individual with the strategic leadership and intellectual drive to generate an innovative curriculum that will appeal to future generations of students. An ability to oversee and manage the delivery of a successful language programme in Mandarin will be essential.

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Job at Hong Kong Baptist University

HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF ARTS

Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology

Named after Professor Jao Tsung-i, the world-renowned expert in Chinese classical studies, the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology was established in January 2013 for the purpose of understanding and preserving Chinese cultural heritage. The Academy aims to be a leading center for interdisciplinary studies of Chinese culture and civilization, through innovative research and engaged teaching. Applications are now invited for the following position:

Research Assistant Professor (PR0137/19-20)

The appointee is expected to (i) undertake original scholarly research in his/her area of expertise; (ii) teach one course per semester at the undergraduate/postgraduate level; (iii) assist in preparing and editing high quality scholarly publications of the Academy; (iv) take up a leading role to oversee the editorial team; (v) supervise research students; (vi) help supervise events and collections of the Academy. Research duties include application for external research grants and participation in research projects, overseas seminars and conferences.

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Job at CSU

The Department of Philosophy at Colorado State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy with a specialization in East Asian Philosophy. The successful candidate will be appointed untenured and at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, nine-month, entry-level, tenure-track appointment to begin August 17, 2020.

Area of Specialization (AOS): East Asian Philosophy. Area of Competence (AOC): Open, but the Department currently has coverage in Ethics (including Applied Ethics), Japanese Philosophy, and Indian Philosophy. The Department prefers to hire a candidate who can complement these existing strengths. PhD in hand by August 17, 2020, publications or evidence of strong research and scholarly promise, relevant language competence in AOS, and evidence of excellence in teaching is required. Teaching load currently is 4 courses per academic year (2 courses per semester) and includes teaching introductory and upper-division courses in East Asian philosophy and religion. Graduate-level teaching and advising are required, as are the usual undergraduate advising and committee work.

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