Lecturer in Chinese

Durham (County) (GB)
06 Oct 2016
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03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Chinese

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as Lecturer in Chinese, and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

One of the UK’s largest and most successful Schools of Modern Language, we are proud to also be ranked within the QS World University Top 50. Our reach spans continents, and our vibrant research culture generates innovative activities and practices that cross historical, geographical and methodological boundaries. From carrying out internationally excellent research to providing high quality teaching and encouraging students’ personal development, you will make a significant contribution. You will enhance more than 60 years’ worth of research and teaching in Chinese at Durham, with all the advantages of our excellent library, museum collections and exchange links.

To join us, you will need a good first degree and a doctorate in Chinese Studies or a related subject. An interest in literary, visual or related comparative studies would be a particular advantage. Most important is that your research plans demonstrate potential to shape the disciplinary agenda or create public benefit in terms of individual, societal or cultural wellbeing. An outstanding communicator in both English and Chinese, you will bring to the role a track record of high quality teaching and assessment.

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.