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Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£53,190.41 - £84,228.29 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies within UCD Irish Institute for Chinese Studies (IICS).

The Irish Institute for Chinese Studies (IICS) at UCD was officially launched in 2006.

The IICS contributes to the University's strategic objectives by promoting its international profile in the areas of Chinese studies and research. It has developed a range of courses and degree programmes designed to offer students a better knowledge and understanding of China. The programmes are offered in UCD for the benefit not only of students at UCD, but also the wider community.

The IICS aims to work with the Irish government, business and academia to develop stronger educational, cultural and commercial links between Ireland and China. The IICS has successfully completed several research projects which aim to promote the Irish-Chinese academic, economic, socio-cultural connections include "Doing Business in China: The Irish Experience", "Doing Business with China: The Irish Advantage and Challenge", Teaching packs for Transition Year students, Short Course Chinese, etc.

Staff members of the IICS have a range of academic interests including Chinese economy and business, Chinese language and literature, Chinese culture and society, and social anthropology

Lecturer / Assistant Professor (Above the Bar) Salary Scale: €61,617 - €97,572 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 20th of June 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: Contract.pdf

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:


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