Vacant Position: Professor of Modern Chinese Studies

Cologne, Germany
Deadline: 31st, Jul 2012

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Cologne, Germany, invites applications for the position of University Professor of Modern China-Studies with a starting date of 1 October 2013. The full-time tenured position at the Institute of East Asian Studies is ranked in salary group W2 or W3 of the German university scale or equivalent. Candidates should concentrate on the modern development of China, with a specialization in the social sciences and a focus on Chinese politics, economy

 and/or society. They will collaborate in all china-related academic programs. In addition to employment requirements according to § 36 of the Law on Universities in North-Rhine-Westphalia, an excellent research and teaching record an a good command of the Chinese language are expected.
The University of Cologne is committed to promoting equal employment opportunities and, in light of this, applications from disabled candidates are particularly welcome. Disabled candidates will be given priority in cases in which applicants possess similar qualifications. Additionally, applications from female candidates will also be favoured in cases of comparable qualifications, capabilities and professional accomplishments unless other applicants’ per-
sonal qualities recommend them in particular for the position.
Applications with supporting documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications and courses taught previously, certificates of academic degrees) should be sent to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Prof. Dr. Katharina Niemeyer, University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Cologne, Germany, by 31 July 2012.
Certificates should be sent in copies, as they will not be returned.

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