Vacant Position: Research and Teaching Associate

Leipzig, Germany
Deadline: 23rd Aug 2013

The Chinese Studies section of the University of Leipzig’s Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies/ East Asian Institute seeks to fill the following position by October 1, 2013:
Research and Teaching Assistant (initially limited to 3 years, full-time employment )
Salary: Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L
The position is linked to the chair of Chinese Culture and History (Prof. Philip Clart, Ph.D.) and is intended to complement and expand the current focus areas of research and teaching in Chinese Studies at Leipzig. In the interest of sharpening the research profile of the Chinese Studies section, candidates with a research focus on Late Imperial China (Song-Qing) will be given priority. However, scholars working on other periods of Chinese history are also encouraged to apply.


– Teaching in the Chinese Studies programmes (BA & MA, 4 hours per week)
– Pursuit of an independent research agenda
– Administration


– Doctorate in Sinology/Chinese Studies or related field
– Independent research project (to be described in a detailed proposal)

Applications citing the reference number 162/2013 and including the usual supporting materials (degree certificates, application letter, CV, 1-2 selected article publications, research proposal) must be submitted to the following address by August 23, 2013, either by regular mail or electronically (pdf):

Universität Leipzig
Fakultät für Geschichte, Kunst- und Orientwissenschaften
Herrn Dekan Prof. Dr. Frank Zöllner
Schillerstr.6, 04109 Leipzig
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Severely disabled persons are encouraged to apply and will be given preference in the case of equal suitability.


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