Two Vacant Positions: Contemporary Chinese Studies

Cork, Ireland
Deadline: 5pm, 30th Jul 2013

We are seeking two lecturers with expertise in contemporary Chinese/East Asian studies to join the successful and developing School of Asian Studies at UCC.
Successful applicants should be able to commence employment on 1 September 2013, or earlier by agreement.
Appointees will teach, or contribute to the teaching of, modules in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. An indicative list of areas due to be taught from September 2013 is given at the end of this circular and applicants should indicate in their letter of application which of these areas they can teach.
One post is full-time (1.0fte), the other part-time (0.5fte); both are tenable for 12 months.
Salary will be determined in accordance with the normal UCC lecturer pay scales available at .
For both these fixed-term posts, application is by (a) a letter of application and (b) full curriculum vitae including the names and contact details of two academic referees. Please include your Skype address if you have one. You should indicate in your letter whether you wish to be considered for a full-time post, a 0.5 post, or either.
The letter and cv together should be sent as a single pdf document by email to:

Professor Brian Bocking
Acting Head of School of Asian Studies
UCC, Cork, Ireland
at: b.bocking(at)
Deadline for applications is 5pm Tuesday 30 July 2013.
For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Brian Bocking, by email in the first instance, at the address above.

The UCC School of Asian Studies website (currently under revision) is at
Indicative examples of modules taught in the School of Asian Studies can be found in UCC’s online Book of Modules (2012-13 version) at and
We particularly welcome applicants with ability to teach in areas including: (1) the political economy of China or East Asia (China/Korea/Japan); (2) Business in China/East Asia; (3) Sport in China.





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