Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Visiting Professor in History and Culture
UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in September 2020:
BEIJING NORMAL UNIVERSITY
BNU – HKBU UNITED INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
Beijing Normal University (BNU) and BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) invite global talents to be a member of us now and shape the education landscape together.
- BNU – HKBU UNITED INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
UIC, jointly established by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University in 2005, is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC's education encourages a high level of student-faculty interaction and collaboration. UIC is located in the proximity of Zhuhai, a city which is not only environmental-friendly but also plays a key role in the “Greater Bay Area (GBA)” initiative. Riding on the location, the College endeavors to undertake high quality frontier research in its niche areas which will impact the development of the GBA.
- BEIJING NORMAL UNIVERSITY
BNU, a prestigious and pioneering university founded a century ago, aspires to epitomize the value of “Pursuing knowledge, Cultivating personality, and Helping the whole world”, which is so typical of Chinese culture. BNU is committed to contributing to the advancement of the nation via championing multi-disciplined innovation and offering quality-oriented education. In the recent years, the University has launched various key projects, including Discipline Development Project, Internationalization Project, Institutional Innovation Project, Condition Insurance Project and CPC Construction Innovation Project.
In line with the development of BNU and UIC, the Research Centre for History and Culture invites applications around the globe for the appointment as Chair Professor, Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Visiting Professor or Visiting Scholar.
We invite applications of scholars from different fields of ancient civilizations such as history, literature, linguistics, religious studies, art history, archaeology, codicology, epigraphy, philosophy, ethnography as well from a wide range of areas of specialization, such as Sinology, Indology, Egyptology, Oriental Studies, African studies, Greco-Roman studies, Middle Eastern studies, Eastern Asian studies, Persian studies, Judaic studies, Biblical studies, Islamic studies, Buddhist studies, South-East Asian studies, Japanese studies, Korean studies, Turkish studies, Slavic studies, Russian studies, Mongolian studies, Armenian studies, Etruscology, Tamilology, etc. who can contribute to and the construction of our research center. Successful candidates will be active researchers or scholars of international stature who can (i) evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field; and (ii) develop sustainable research projects with great potential for significant contributions to the Centre (iii) teach foundation courses in the category of history and civilization for the General Education Office of UIC. In addition, they will participate actively in supervising students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Candidates who are elected academicians of prestigious institutes will be prioritized.
A competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave, housing allowance or arrangement, and medical benefits. Offices will be provided to the appointee at BNU campus (in Zhuhai) and UIC campus, which are in close proximity to each and other.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years with a possibility to be renewed upon mutual agreement. A tenured appointment will be considered after completion of two contracts.
*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.hk/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/74.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to email@example.com. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.
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