Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies (Language & Humanities)

Melbourne, Australia
18 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Asia Institute Faculty of Arts

Salary: $116,901 – $134,792 17% superannuation

The Asia Institute promotes study of the rich languages, intellectual, cultural, social, political and religious traditions of Asia and of the Islamic world, and their contemporary manifestations. The Chinese Studies Program is one of six programs offered by the Asia Institute.

The Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies will have the responsibility of undertaking teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and contribute to research, administrative and other academic duties at the Asia Institute. The Senior Lecturer will supervise, where appropriate, theses in the honours, postgraduate diploma, coursework masters, and research higher degree programs.

The Senior Lecturer will be associated with the Asia Institute's Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies (CCCS), and will contribute toward the research program of the CCCS.

The successful applicant will be a committed and engaging teacher and researcher in Chinese Studies in particular teaching, research and engagement in Chinese language and its cultural context and foundation in the Humanities. The appointee's versatility will complement and help develop the Chinese Studies program's strengths in related activities at the University of Melbourne. The candidate will be expected to foster links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.

Close date:  17 Apr 2017

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