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Vacant Position: Lecturer in East Asian History

May 31, 2022
Deadline: 4th Jul 2022University of Melbourne, Australia The Faculty welcomes applications from History Specialists to fill the role of Lecturer in East Asian History and to complement its strengths and support its teaching and research objectives. You will be expected to teach, research, supervise and administer at a level commensurate with

Two Vacant Positions: University Instructors of Chinese

Feb 21, 2022
Helsinki, Finland Deadline: 15th Mar 2022 The University of Helsinki is one of the leading multidisciplinary universities in the world. Our research and education are world-class, as shown by several indicators. We work daily to improve teaching and promote lifelong learning, and believe passionately in the power of thought to change attitudes, people

Vacant Position: Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Assistant Professor in Art History

Jun 4, 2021
Hong Kong, P.R.C. Deadline: 30th Jun 2021 Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement.

Joint Ph.D. Position “Shaping Taste, Building Knowledge: Collecting China in Scotland in the Early 20th Century” University of Glasgow & National Museum of Scotland

May 22, 2021
Deadline: 4th Jun 2021 Starting: 1st Oct 2021 Supervisors: Prof Nick Pearce and Dr Minna Törmä (University of Glasgow); Dr Qin Cao and Dr John Giblin (NMS) The presence of Chinese material culture in Scotland has grown significantly over the last 200 years, much of it during Britain’s imperial expansion. However, Scottish collecting

Research Associate: Academic Freedom, Globalised Scholarship and the Rise of Authoritarian China

May 1, 2021
London, UK Deadline: 20th May 2020 This is a fixed term Research Associate position within the Research Project Academic Freedom, Globalised Scholarship and the Rise of Authoritarian China. This is one of two positions available, the other is based at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). Our AHRC and DFG-funded, collaborative German-UK research project brings together team

PhD Student Position (65%, E13 TV-L, 3 years)

Mar 28, 2021
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 31st May 2021 The Chair for Sinology with a focus on the Intellectual and Cultural History of China — Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations — at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) invites applications for the position of a PhD student (f/m/d) with an interest in the global/transregional

Postdoctoral Researcher (100%, E13 TV-L, 4 years)

Mar 28, 2021
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 31st May 2021 The Chair for Sinology with a focus on the Intellectual and Cultural History of China — Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations — at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) with an interest in the global/transregional

Vacant Position: Research Associate for the Project “Archiving Artefacts”

Mar 1, 2021
Hamburg, Germany Deadline: Extended As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally,

2021/22 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Nov 28, 2020
Hong Kong Baptist University Deadline: 1st Dec 2020 The Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Hong Kong Baptist University attaches great importance to

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – Pre-modern East Asia/China

Oct 22, 2020
Toronto, Canada Deadline: 19th Nov 2020 The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Pre-modern East Asian cultural studies, with a focus on China, including the late imperial period. The appointment

Needham Research Institute, Cambridge: ISF/NRI Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Oct 3, 2020
Cambridge, UK Deadline: 15th Nov 2020 The Trustees of the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge (www.nri.cam.ac.uk) invite applications for a research fellowship, open to those intending to carry out research in original source materials relating to any topic within the broad field of the history of science, technology and medicine in China without limitation

3 Researcher Positions (m/f/d) as Part of the New Interdisciplinary Joint Project “Worldmaking from a Global Perspective: A Dialogue with China”

Oct 3, 2020
Berlin, Germany Deadline: 5th Oct 2020 (funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF). Beginning from November 2020, the project will be conducted jointly by researchers at universities in Berlin, Göttingen, Heidelberg, Munich and Würzburg. We are seeking 1 doctoral candidate in the project “A Translingual Conceptual History of Chinese

Vacant Position: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (M/W/D) „Forschungsverbund Forschungsinstitut Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt“

Jul 20, 2020
Leipzig, Germany Deadline: 30th Jul 2020 Kennziffer 137/2020, befristet bis 31. Mai 2024, 65% einer Vollbeschäftigung, vorgesehene Vergütung: Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L. Am Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe) ist ab dem 1. Januar 2021 oben genannte Stelle zu besetzen: Das bundesweit agierende Forschungsinstitut Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt (FGZ), finanziert aus Mitteln des Bundesministeriums für Bildung

Fellowships at EURICS: European Institute of Chinese Studies

Jul 20, 2020
Paris, France Deadline: 10th Sep 2020 EURICS, the European Institute of Chinese Studies (http://www.eurics.eu) which was founded last year at the initiative of President Emmanuel Macron is now looking for fellows for the coming academic year! For the spring semester of 2021 (Jan-July): application deadline is 10 September 2020. EURICS aims at deepening

Vacant Positions: Assistant Professor/Professor Positions in China Studies

Jul 12, 2020
Sonipat, Haryana, India Deadline: 30th Aug 2020 1. Director and Professor, Centre for China Studies: Ashoka University invites applications for a full-time position as Director of a Centre for China Studies to be established at Ashoka University. The candidate will be a major scholar of China, and will also hold a full time

Vacant Position: Postdoctoral Researcher (100%, E13 TVL)

May 2, 2020
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 10 Jun 2020 The Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations—Sinology at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) with an interest in modern Chinese history, global/transnational historiography and/or East Asian conceptual history of the 19-20th century. The position is part

Vacant Position: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (M/W/D)

May 2, 2020
Leipzig, Germany Deadline: 31st May 2020 An der Fakultät für Geschichte, Kunst- und Orientwissenschaften, Ostasiatisches Institut, Fachbereich Sinologie ist ab 1. September 2020 folgende Stelle zu besetzen: WISSENSCHAFTLICHER MITARBEITER (M/W/D) Befristungsdauer adäquat des Qualifizierungsziels, 50 % einer Vollbeschäftigung vorgesehene Vergütung: Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L Die Stelle soll zur Abdeckung des Lehrangebots der Leipziger Sinologie sowie der komplementären Ergänzung

Vacant Position: Professor of East Asian Art History at Free University in Berlin

Apr 15, 2020
Berlin, Germany Deadline: 23rd Apr 2020 The successful applicant will cover research and teaching in the field of East Asian Art History. Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (§ 100 Berliner Hochschulgesetz). Applicants should have outstanding experience in East Asian Art History across multiple periods and

Two fully funded PhD positions in East and South-East Asian Studies

Feb 20, 2020
Lund University, Sweden Deadline: 1st Mar 2020 The Centre will start its Ph.D. programme in September 2020. The programme is four-year long (240 credits) and combines courses (60 credits) with a thesis (180 credits). East and South-East Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary subject that focuses on present-day socio-political issues and developments and can

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Social Anthropology

Feb 2, 2020
Edinburgh, UK Deadline: 28th Feb 2020 The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences sees to appoint a Social Anthropologist with a regional focus on East Asia. You will further the School’s international reputation for research in Social Anthropology and its commitment to excellence in teaching and administration. You will present a research

Vacant Position: Research Assistant/Associate, School of Geographical & Earth Sciences

Feb 2, 2020
Glasgow, UK Deadline: 10th Feb 2020 Salary: Grade 6/7 £29,176 – £32,817/£35,845 – £40,322 per annum This project builds on a partnership with the Chinese government that involved field research and Knowledge Exchange activities to improve our understanding and management of fragile critical zone ecosystems across China. As the funding for this research has

Call for Applications: Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

Jan 29, 2020
Deadline: 8th Mar 2020 The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one academic year or one semester.

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Chinese Studies

Jan 29, 2020
University of Sydney Deadline: 6th Feb 2020 Exciting research and teaching opportunity in the Department of Chinese Studies, located at our Camperdown / Darlington campus Full-time continuing position (Academic Level B) and remuneration package $125,848 p.a which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation. The Department of Chinese Studies within the School of

Call for Applications: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jan 9, 2020
Cambridge, MA Deadline: 15th Jan 2020 The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. This year the Fairbank Center is offering two fellowships to support postdoctoral participants in an interdisciplinary research group that will focus on

Vacant Position: Doctoral Researcher (M/W/D) Indicator 294/2019

Dec 21, 2019
Deadline: 20th Jan 2020 At the Faculty of History, Art, and Oriental Studies – East Asian Institute, the above position is to be filled from March 1, 2020, subject to the availability of funds. The position will be filled for academic qualification within the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center “Processes of Spatialization under the

Call for Applications: ERC-Funded DPhil Studentship in Pre-Modern Chinese Literature

Dec 21, 2019
University of Oxford, UK Deadline: 10th Jan 2020 There is an opportunity to work with Professor Tian Yuan Tan, Shaw Professor of Chinese at the University of Oxford, on a doctorate in pre-modern Chinese literature as part of his newly launched research project TEXTCOURT: Linking the Textual Worlds of Chinese Court Theater, ca.

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor (Film and Media Studies) Department of Visual Studies

Dec 21, 2019
Lingnan University, Hong Kong Review starts: Mar 2020 Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – Department of Philosophy

Dec 21, 2019
National Taiwan University, Taiwan Deadline: 13th Jan 2020 The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Teaching appointment is effective from August 1, 2020. Qualification: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related fields. Specialization: 1. Pre-Qin philosophy (preferably in Confucianism; familiarity with excavated manuscripts is an advantage). 2.

Vacant Position: Research Assistant Professor (PR0137/19-20)

Nov 7, 2019
Hong Kong Baptist University, Faculty of Arts Named after Professor Jao Tsung-i, the world-renowned expert in Chinese classical studies, the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology was established in January 2013 for the purpose of understanding and preserving Chinese cultural heritage. The Academy aims to be a leading center for interdisciplinary studies of

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor

Sep 28, 2019
National Chengchi University Taipei, Taiwan One Assistant Professor level or above, full-time teaching position in any of the areas of academic expertise in 1 above. Academic Expertise: Chinese philology, Chinese thought, Chinese literature, with Chinese classical and modern literature as priority. Expected date of hire: February 1, 2020. Candidates who pass the preliminary

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies

Sep 18, 2019
Los Angeles, California, USA The School of Religion in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Buddhist Studies (China) for Fall 2020. The successful candidate will be expected

Vacant Position: Faculty Positions (rank open) in Transnational Asian History

Sep 16, 2019
Kunshan, Suzhou 215316, China Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for a faculty position in pre-18th century transnational Asian history to begin in the academic year 2020-2021. Candidates should have a demonstrated mastery over world historical topics related to China and its neighbors, including research that is transnational, transregional, or transcultural in

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – China Since 1949 – Department of History

Sep 8, 2019
Berkeley, CA, USA Deadline: 1st Oct 2019 The University of California at Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor in the Department of History with an expected starting date of July 1, 2020. The position is defined as “China since 1949.” We welcome applications from

Vacant Position: Research Assistant Professor Department of Visual Studies

Aug 8, 2019
Hong Kong, P.R.C. Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic

PhD Position: A History of Material Culture and Technology in East Asia, 1850 – 2000

Jun 16, 2019
Darmstadt, Germany Deadline: 15th Jul 2019 Project leader: Professor Mikael Hård. Darmstadt University of Technology (TU Darmstadt), near Frankfurt, Germany, announces a three-year position for a doctoral student, beginning 1 October 2019. We welcome applications from talented and diligent students with research experience from East Asia who are willing to explore new historical

Two Vacant Positions: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor – Department of China Studies Seminar

Jun 5, 2019
Masaryk University, Czech Republic Deadline: 20th Jun 2019 The Department of Chinese Studies offers two positions from September 2019 or January 2020. Candidates should have Ph.D. degree in Sinology or relevant discipline and have teaching and research experience in either: Modern Chinese/Sinophone literature, or: Contemporary Chinese Societies. The selected candidate will teach in English

Call for Applications: Ph.D. fellowship on Chinese Studies

May 30, 2019
University of Verona, Italy Deadline: 21st Jun 2019 The Ph.D programme in Foreign Literatures, Languages and Linguistics, XXXV cycle, academic year 2019-2020 of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Verona (Italy) is offering a Ph.D. fellowship on Chinese Studies within the curriculum on Foreign Languages and Translation Studies. The

Call for Applications: Researcher (tenure-track in history of pre-modern China at the Department of Asian and North African Studies

May 30, 2019
Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy Deadline: 30th May 2019 The Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice invites applications for the position of full-time researcher (tenure-track) in the history of pre-modern China. The researcher is expected to have an expertise in the history of pre-modern China, based on

Vacant Position: Professor of China Studies in a Global Perspective

May 28, 2019
Aarhus, Denmark Deadline: 15th Aug 2019 The School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies, at Aarhus University invites applications for a permanent position as a full professor of China studies in a global perspective with a focus on modern or contemporary China. The position is available to start as soon as

Vacant Position: Teaching and Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in), 66% FTE

May 15, 2019
Bochum, Germany Deadline: 1st May 2019 The Section for Chinese History at the Faculty of East Asian Studies of Ruhr-University Bochum invites applications for the position of a teaching and research assistant (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in), 66% FTE (26,28 hours/week, pay scale TV-L 13) for a duration of three years, beginning on 1 September 2019. Applicants

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – Department of Chinese Literature

Mar 25, 2019
Deadline: 12th Apr 2019 National Chengchi University, Taiwan The Department of Chinese Literature at National Chengchi University, Taiwan, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of (1) Chinese Philology (priority), (2) Chinese Thought, (3) Chinese Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered at

Vacant Position: Assistant Curator, East Asia Collections Review Project

Mar 19, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 2019.03.26 National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe. With one of the largest and most diverse collections in the world, we are responsible for the acquisition, preservation and display of a substantial part of Scotland’s cultural, historic and national heritage. Millions of local and international visitors

Postdoc Change in Transnational Social / Security Standards

Mar 8, 2019
Groningen, Netherlands Deadline: 11th Mar 2019 The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the historic city of Groningen, in the North of the Netherlands. It has more than 5000 students and 700 staff members. The Faculty offers a wide range of degree programmes: 15 bachelor’s programmes and

PhD position China/Africa – Africa’s Infrastructure Globalities

Mar 8, 2019
Groningen, Netherlands Deadline: 11th Mar 2019 The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the historic city of Groningen, in the North of the Netherlands. It has more than 5000 students and 700 staff members. The Faculty offers a wide range of degree programmes: 15 bachelor’s programmes and

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies

Mar 8, 2019
Hong Kong, P.R. China Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three

Vacant Position: Full Professorship (W3) in Sinology

Feb 22, 2019
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 22nd Mar 2019 The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) in Sinology with a focus on the Intellectual and Cultural History of China at the Department of Classical World and Asian Cultures at the Institute of Languages and

Vacant Position: Associate, or Full Professorship at Yuelu Academy (嶽麓書院)

Feb 16, 2019
Hunan University, PRC Hunan University is a public Chinese university located in Changsha, China. It is listed in the “Project 985”, “Project 211” and the “Double First-Class Initiative” by the Chinese government. The Yuelu Academy of Hunan University consists of the history, philosophy and archaeology departments. Its staff includes renowned and innovative

Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

Feb 15, 2019
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Deadline: 4th Mar 2019 The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one academic year

PhD studentship: Mining ‘realms of memory’ for alternative histories of Mao’s China

Feb 13, 2019
SOAS University of London, UK Deadline: 14 Mar 2019 In recent years the history of the early decades of the PRC has attracted considerable attention in both Chinese and Western-language historiographies. Standard accounts of ‘liberation’ and the subsequent building of the New China on the one hand and violent coercion and subsequent failed

Vacant Position: Research Fellow – Middle Period Chinese Studies

Feb 11, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 12th Feb 2019 The University of Edinburgh – School of History, Classics and Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow who specialises in Chinese intellectual and/or cultural history, with background in the history of education and classicising learning in the Tang/Song period. The Research Fellow should have strong interest

Vacant Position: The Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development

Dec 15, 2018
Cambridge, UK Deadline: 31st Jan 2019 The Board of Electors to the Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates will have an outstanding

Vacant Position: University Professor of China Studies

Dec 15, 2018
Vienna, Austria 7th Jan 2019 Open to new ideas. Since 1365. As a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes, the University of Vienna is committed to basic research open to application and research-led teaching, as well as to career development of young researchers and to the

ESRC MSc/PhD studentships (for Language-Based Area Studies)

Nov 23, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 3rd Dec 2018 Chinese Studies at the University of Edinburgh invites students to apply for the ESRC MSc/PhD studentships (for Language-Based Area Studies): At a glance ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Programme MSc + PhD studentships for 2019 are available for students of Language-Based Area Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Starting date

PhD-Fellowship for a project on the history of China’s modern enterprise

Nov 8, 2018
Leuven, Belgium Deadline: 5th Dec 2018 Applications are invited for a PhD fellowship starting October 2019 at the Sinology Unit, Faculty of Arts, University of Leuven. The project studies China’s recent economic modernization from the point of view of the firm. In order to counterbalance the attention which most scholarship has placed on the

Post-doctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship (Chinese Language and Culture)

Nov 8, 2018
London, UK Deadline: 20th Nov 2018 This post is full time, 35 hours per week and is fixed term until 31 December 2020 The School of Humanities seeks to employ a Post-doctoral Teaching and Research Fellow in Chinese to contribute to its wide range of teaching and research activities. These include a rich portfolio

Vacant Position: Department of Philosophy, National Taiwan University

Nov 3, 2018
Taipei, Taiwan Deadline: 2nd Jan 2019 The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Teaching appointment is effective from August 1, 2019. Qualification: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related fields. Specialization: Pre-Qin Confucian philosophy (certain familiarity with excavated texts is preferable). Other Requirements: Applicants must be competent

PhD Studentships in Asian Studies

Oct 31, 2018
Northern Ireland Deadline: 18th Jan 2018 Newcastle University, Northern Ireland and North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) The Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP) invites top-calibre applicants to apply to its 2019/20 doctoral studentships competition. Over fifty fully-funded doctoral studentships are available across the full range of the social

PhD Position – City University of Hong Kong “Yijing studies in European societies”

Sep 28, 2018
Hong Kong, PRC Deadline: 1st Oct 2018 City University of Hong Kong香港城市大學 Supervisor: Prof. Tze-ki Hon, Department of Chinese and History (1) Qualification The student must have a master’s degree in History, Chinese studies or related fields. (2) Dissertation The student will complete a PhD dissertation on “Yijing studies in European societies” (such as translations of the Yijing

Vacant Position: Professor, Contemporary East Asia

Aug 23, 2018
Princeton, USA Deadline: 3rd Oct 2018 Princeton University seeks qualified candidates for a tenured full professorship in any discipline in the humanities, social sciences, engineering and the natural sciences. In addition to their core disciplinary specialization, candidates are required to have regional competence on China, Japan, or Korea, and knowledge of relevant foreign

Call for applications: W2 Professorship for Cultural and Social Anthropology (Associate Professor)

Jul 31, 2018
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 30th Sep 2018 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology invites applications for a W2 Professorship for Cultural and Social Anthropology (Associate Professor) The professorship is a full-time position which will run initially until 30 September 2022 and is to be filled by the earliest possible starting date.

Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS): Travel Grants China

Jul 16, 2018
Deadline: 12th Oct 2018 Since 2018, the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) – awards travel grants once a year (for three years to begin with), with the support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. The grants will be awarded to scientists from sinology or related subjects, whose professional qualification

The Jangseogak Archives Short Term Fellowship Grants at the Academy of Korean Studies

Apr 3, 2018
Deadline: 30th Apr 2018 The Jangseogak Archives at the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is accepting applications for short-term (three to six months) research fellowships for international scholars of Korean studies. The Jangseogak Archives, originally founded 100 years ago as the last royal archive of the Joseon Dynasty (朝鮮王朝, 1392 – 1910),

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: ”Theorizing brokerage through China’s extraversion“

Jan 26, 2018
Oslo, Norway Deadline: 19th Feb The Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: The aim of the project is to examine and theorize transnational brokerage. In this context, transnational brokerage refers to the way in which individuals position themselves and mediate between resources and

Research Fellowship in Middle Period Chinese Intellectual and/or Cultural History

Jan 26, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 14th Feb 2018 The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Research Fellow who specialises in Chinese intellectual and/or cultural history, with background in the history of education and classicizing learning in the Tang/Song period. The Research Fellow should have strong

Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of Chinese History

Nov 8, 2017
UNC Charlotte, USA Preliminary deadline: 26th Nov 2017 The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of Chinese History to begin August 2018. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time

Notice of Vacancies: The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor

Nov 8, 2017
Taipei City, Taiwan Deadline: 18th Dec 2017 Department of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor. Teaching appointment is effective from August 1, 2018. Qualification: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related fields. Specializations (Priority will be

AREA Ruhr doctoral programme, Up to four 3-year Doctoral Stipends Available

Oct 31, 2017
Bochum and Duisburg-Essen, Germany Deadline: 15th Dec 2017 The Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr, supported by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR), invites applications for up to four 3-year doctoral stipends for the winter term 18/19, to study Transnational Institution Building and Transnational Identities in East Asia. The structured three-year doctoral

Vacant open-rank faculty position in pre-modern Asian Studies

Oct 30, 2017
Astana, Kazakhstan Deadline: 12th Nov 2017 The Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in pre-modern Asian studies. The period and specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates specializing

Opening Rank Positions at Yuelu Academy

Oct 26, 2017
Changsha, Hunan, PR China Deadline: 1st Dec 2017 Yuelu Academy (嶽麓書院) at Hunan University invites applications for positions in Philosophy (Chinese and non-Chinese), Religious Studies (Chinese and non-Chinese),Chinese History, and Archaeology of China. We highly encourage applicants with various specializations. This is an open-rank appointment of the position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor,

Kyoto University and Heidelberg University Joint Degree Master Students Orientations

Oct 26, 2017
Deadline: 12th Nov 2017 Kyoto University and Heidelberg University invite interested students to orientations in Japan and Germany about the new international Joint Degree Master of Arts Program in Transcultural Studies (JDTS). Building on the strengths of both institutions, this jointly conducted, research-oriented English-language graduate program offers students access to an interdisciplinary field

Postdoctoral Researcher Archaeology and Material Culture of Early through Medieval China (Shang through Tang)

Oct 25, 2017
Munich, Germany Deadline: 1st Nov 2017 Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich is one of Germany’s largest and well-known universities. It offers its employees a wide variety of opportunities. The Department of Asian Studies at Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich is currently inviting applications for a non-tenure track position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the

Call for Applications: W1 Junior Professorship for State and Society in China

Sep 15, 2017
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 27th Oct 2017 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology invites applications for a W1 Junior Professorship for State and Society in China at the Institute for Middle Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial

Call for Applications: W3 Heisenberg Professorship for the Intellectual and Cultural History of China

Sep 14, 2017
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 13th Oct 2017 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology invites applications for a W3 Heisenberg Professorship for the Intellectual and Cultural History of China at the Institute for Middle Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations to be filled by the earliest possible starting date. The

Research position (Akademische/r Mitarbeiter/in) (doctoral fellowship) Heidelberg University, Institute of Chinese Studies

May 19, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany Deadline: 25th Jun 2017 (limited to 3 years, 50 percent of a full-time employment), Salary: Entgeltgruppe TV-L 13, in the context of the German-Russian project “Chinese perceptions of Russia and the West during the 20th century: changes, continuities and contingencies” (financed on the German side by the DFG) Job description: • Collaboration in

Vacant Position: Doctoral Researcher (m/f) – Chinese Legal Culture

May 14, 2017
Cologne, Germany Deadline: 22nd May 2017 The Institute of East Asian Studies (Professor Björn Ahl) at the Arts and Humanities Faculty of the University of Cologne seeks to appoint a Doctoral Researcher (m/f) for a period of two years starting on 1st September 2017 with a weekly working time of 19,92 hours (50%

Doctoral research fellowship in Modern China Studies

Apr 14, 2017
Oslo, Norway Deadline: 8th May 2017 The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society. The Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages

PhD studentship – “Auditory Histories of Occupation in 20th century Asia”

Mar 26, 2017
Nottingham, UK Deadline: 31st Mar 2017 The Department of History at the University of Nottingham invites applications from suitably-qualified candidates for a full-time studentship in Auditory Histories of Occupation in Twentieth-Century Asia. The studentship is offered through the project, Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth-Century Asia (COTCA), led by Dr Jeremy E. Taylor. The

1 PhD position and 2 post-doctoral positions – Public goods in urbanising China

Mar 26, 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland 30th Apr 2017 The Research project “Public goods in urbanising China” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, led by Anne-Christine Trémon is offering 1 PhD position (4 years) and 2 post-doctoral positions in anthropology (3 years), starting 1 October 2017, based at the Institute of Social Sciences, Université de Lausanne. The

Vacant Position: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w)

Mar 20, 2017
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 31st Mar 2017 Das Internationale Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung (IKGF) „Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa“ der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg ist eines von zehn deutschlandweit vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung geförderten Käte Hamburger Kollegs, an welchen auf Einladung der Kollegsleitung kontinuierlich zehn internationale Gastwissenschaftler/innen für i.d.R. ein

Vacant Position: Research and Teaching Staff

Mar 20, 2017
University of Nottingham Ningbo, P.R.China End of advertisement period: 28th Mar 2017 Qualifications: Essential PhD degree in politics, philosophy, law, history, education or related discipline of social science; CET 6 or equivalent; Strong communication skills in English; IT skills in software application, courseware production; Experience of relevant teaching work; Ability of research and innovation; Good interpersonal

Vacant Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies (Language and Humanities)

Mar 20, 2017
Melbourne, Australia Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts Deadline: 17th Apr 2017 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

Vacant Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies (Social Sciences)

Mar 20, 2017
Melbourne, Australia Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts Deadline: 17th April 2017 The Asia Institute promotes study of the rich languages, intellectual, cultural, social, political and religious traditions of Asia and the Islamic world, and their contemporary manifestations. The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies (CCCS) is a major initiative of the University of Melbourne, located

Vacant Position: British Library – Head of Asian and African Collections

Mar 8, 2017
London, UK Deadline: 31st Mar 2017 We are delighted to be working in partnership with the British Library to recruit a Head of Asian and African Collections, based in at St Pancras in Central London, to lead their collections and curation team and work on the strategic development of their renowned collections. What

Two Positions in Digital Humanities – Max Planck Institute

Feb 26, 2017
Berlin, Germany The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin (Dept. III, Artefacts, Action, Knowledge, Director: Prof. Dagmar Schäfer) is seeking to fill two positions aimed at developing a research infrastructure for East Asian languages. 1. IT Architect (full time). The position will be for two years. Starting date: as soon

Vacant Position: 3-year Studentship in Chinese Archaeology/Ceramic Analysis

Feb 7, 2017
London and Oxford, UK Deadline: 21st Apr 2017 The British Museum and the School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, are pleased to invite applications for a funded doctoral studentship awarded under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme. This 3-year studentship is for research in Archaeology on the topic ‘Ceramic

Vacant Position: Professor of Asian Politics

Jan 17, 2017
University of Tartu, Estonia Deadline: 31 Jan 2017 In cooperation with the University’s Asia Centre, the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies seeks to develop new competence in Asian politics with a special emphasis on China. Teaching will involve establishing course modules on Asian political development, governance and regional affairs. Corresponding research themes

Vacant Position: Deputy Director, China Studies Centre, Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor

Dec 9, 2016
Syndey, Australia Deadline: 11th Jan 2017 The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students. The University is seeking an energetic academic to assist the Director of the China Studies Centre in the consolidation

Vacant Position: Librarian/Chinese Studies

Nov 5, 2016
Princeton, USA Deadline: Open Until Filled The Library seeks a creative, energetic and service-oriented subject specialist who is excited about the possibilities Princeton offers to shape and further enrich its already excellent library collections and provide outstanding library services in the interdisciplinary field of Chinese Studies.

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Chinese

Nov 5, 2016
Univ. of Westminster, UK Deadline: 16th Nov 2016 The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures seeks to employ a Lecturer in Chinese to contribute to its wide range of teaching and research activities. The Department delivers a rich portfolio of undergraduate combined degrees in Chinese, which now also includes a new route called

Vacant Position: Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford Postdoctoral Fellowship

Nov 5, 2016
Stanford, CA, USA Deadline: 16th Jan 2017 The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship.  The Center will award one fellowship every two years. The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies (HCBSS) Postdoctoral Fellowship seeks to bring outstanding young scholars to Stanford on two-year fellowships.

Vacant Position: tenure-track position in Chinese Philosophy

Nov 5, 2016
UMI, Ann Arbor, USA Deadline: 23rd Nov 2016 The University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese Philosophy beginning September 1, 2017. This position is held jointly between the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and the Department of Philosophy.

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

Nov 5, 2016
Hong Kong, PRC Deadline: 19th Nov 2016 The Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor with the expertise in Chinese Philosophy or relevant disciplines, such as Buddhism, Taoism, intellectual history, etc. The appointee is expected to (a) teach courses in traditional Chinese thoughts and culture;

Vacant Position: Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

Nov 5, 2016
Hong Kong, PRC Deadline: 19th Nov 2016 The Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Chinese Linguistics or relevant disciplines, such as grammar, syntax, phonology, paleography, etc.  The appointee is expected to (a) teach courses in Chinese Linguistics and related subjects;

Vacant Position: Associate Professor/Assistant Professor – Modern Chinese Literature

Oct 12, 2016
Lingnan University, Hong Kong Deadline: 10th Dec 2016 Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions.  It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellow in Chinese Arts and Culture

Oct 12, 2016
Sydney, Australia Deadline: 17th Oct 2016 Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture – The Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities

Vacant Position: Sammlungskurator/-in (asiatische Kunst und Sonderprojekte)

Sep 12, 2016
Leipzig, Germany Deadline: 25th Aug 2016 1874 als zweites Kunstgewerbemuseum in Deutschland eröffnet, zählt das GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig nach seiner Generalsanierung (2001 bis 2007) heute wieder international zu den führenden Museen für Gestaltung. Sammeln, Erforschen, Aus­ stellen und Vermitteln von kunsthandwerklichen Unikaten aller Epochen wie auch

Vacant Position: Chair in History

Aug 13, 2016
Liverpool, UK Deadline: 9th Sep 2016 We are seeking to appoint a Chair in History and particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: medieval and/or early modern history, especially of the Near and Middle East; the history of medicine; global history; digital and/or public history; the history

Vacant Position: Professor/Associate Professor Professor/Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies

Jun 27, 2016
Botswana, Africa Closing Date: Open Until Filled The Chinese Studies Programme in the Faculty of Humanities intends to produce graduates who are both competent in Chinese language and familiar with Chinese society and civilisation. The University of Botswana is seeking a professor, associate professor or senior lecturer who will provide academic leadership for the successful development

Vacant Position: Full Professorship (W3) of Sinology (Chair)

Jan 21, 2016
LMU München, Germany Deadline: 1st Feb 2016 As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its

Vacant Position: Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development

Sep 3, 2015
Cambridge, UK Deadline: 15th Oct 2015 The Board of Electors to the Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates will

Vacant Position: Junior Chinese language instructor

Jun 29, 2015
Leuven, BelgiumDeadline: 7th Jul 2015 For the Leuven Language Institute (ILT) we are seeking to appoint a junior Chinese language instructorLeuven Language Institute (ILT) offers language courses in various KU Leuven faculties aswell as tailor-made courses and services for specific target groups (e.g. Master students,junior researchers, administrative and technical staff). The

Academic Vacancies in School of Government at Beijing Normal University

Jun 29, 2015
Beijing, PRC Deadline: 31st Dec 2015 The School of Government at Beijing Normal University (BNU) was established in 2013, which was originally the School of Management founded in 2001. At present, there are over 60 faculty members and more than 1,000 students in the school. We have already developed a complete

Assistant Professor of Early Modern Chinese Literature

Jun 19, 2015
University of Colorado Boulder Deadline: 1st Sep 2015 The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Early Modern Chinese literature to begin August 2016. Research expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred:

Vacant Position: Senior Instructor in Chinese Language

Jun 19, 2015
University of Colorado BoulderDeadline extended: 20th Oct 2015 The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for a non-tenure-track appointment as Senior Instructor in Chinese language, to begin August 2016.  Requirements include the Ph.D. in Chinese language, linguistics, pedagogy, or another related discipline;

Deadline Extended for the CCKF-ERCCT Research Fellowship 2015

May 30, 2015
Deadline: 15th Jun 2015 The European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan – A CCKF Foundation Overseas Center (CCKF-ERCCT) at Tübingen University will award a Research Fellowship from August 2015 for a talented and highly qualified postgraduate (doctoral candidate or postdoc) from Europe, or Taiwanese postdoc based in Europe, who specialises in

Vacant Position: Director of the Lau China Institute

May 15, 2015
London, UK Deadline: 25th May 2015 King’s College London wishes to appoint as Director of the Lau China Institute an outstanding China scholar with excellent leadership ability and an impressive track record in research, teaching, and influencing the international academic, policy and business communities as these relate to China’s global role

Vacant position: (Associate) Professor – Chinese Philology

Apr 21, 2015
Zlín, Czech Republic Deadline: Jun 2015 The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic, announces a job opening for the position of a lecturer and a guarantor of the study programme Chinese for Business Administration. The guarantor oversees contents and sustainability of

Vacant position: Two Postdoctoral Research Associates

Apr 4, 2015
London, UKDeadline: 19th Apr 2015 The SOAS China Institute is seeking to recruit two Postdoctoral Research Associates for a European Project on family transitions in Chinese societies in East Asia. Those who have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD, in Sociology, Anthropology or a related social science discipline,

Four tenure-track Positions in School of Chinese

Mar 21, 2015
Hong Kong UniversityDeadline: 4th May 2015 The School of Chinese seeks scholars of high calibre to fill the following tenure-track positions: (1) Professor of Chinese Linguistics in the Chinese Language Centre (Ref.: 201500067) (2) Professor/Associate Professor of Chinese History and Culture (Ref.: 201500068) (3) Assistant Professor in Chinese Literature (Ref.: 201500069)

Postdoctoral fellowships – Oriental Institute, Prague

Mar 21, 2015
Prague, Czech RepublicDeadline: 17th Apr 2015 The Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague has just opened a new call for postdoc positions for 2015-2016 (2017). The positions are open for recent PhDs (with PhD no more then 2 years old)and the following research focus: – History, society

2 PhD positions in Asian Languages and Cultures with specialisation Chinese

Mar 21, 2015
Stockholm, SwedenDeadline: 15th Apr 2015 The Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies at Stockholm The positions will first be granted for one year and after positive evaluation renewed for up to two years at a time. The total employment time may not be longer than the equivalent of four

Two vacant positions: Post-doctoral position / Guest professorship

Mar 8, 2015
Beijing, PRCDeadline: 31st Mar 2015 Two Openings at the School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University Job Title: Job 1: Post-doctoral position (from 09/2015 to 09/2016, possible extension to 09/2017)Job 2: Guest professorship (from 09/2015 to 09/2016, or from 09/2016 to 09/2017; also possible for 6 months), open rank

Vacant position: Director, East Asian Library Princeton University Library

Mar 8, 2015
Princeton, NJ, USA The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections

Vacant position: Doctoral Researcher

Mar 8, 2015
Cologne, GermanyDeadline: 15th Mar 2015 The Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology at the Arts and Humanities Faculty of the University of Cologne seeks to appoint a for a period of three years starting on 1st June 2015. The doctoral researcher will work in the interdisciplinary research project Chinese immigration law

Vacant position: Postdoctoral researcher in the Cultural History of China (Sinology)

Mar 3, 2015
Amsterdam, NetherlandsDeadline: 30th Apr 2015 The Amsterdam School of Culture and History of the Faculty of Humanities is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the Cultural History of China (Sinology) as part of the project The Chinese Impact: Images and Ideas of China in the Dutch Golden Age (NWO-Vidi). This project

Five vacant positions: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter/innen (100%, TV-L E 13, zunächst befristet auf zwei Jahre, vorbehaltlich Mittelzuweisung)

Feb 27, 2015
Erlangen, GermanyBeginning 1st Jul 2015Deadline: 15th Mar 2015 Das Internationale Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung (IKGF) „Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa“ der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg ist eines von zehn deutschlandweit vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung geförderten Käte Hamburger Kollegs, an welchen auf Einladung der Kollegsleitung kontinuierlich zehn internationale

Vacant position: History and philology of classical China

Feb 24, 2015
Paris, FranceStarting date: 1st Oct 2015 Job Profile: The professorship for which applications are invited covers a broad field as it concerns the establishment of the intellectual traditions of classical China. Philology is given a central role in the teaching duties of the post which aim, through the study of ancient

Applications for the 2015 Second Session of the Postdoctoral Fellows Program Being Accepted

Feb 24, 2015
Taipei, TaiwanDeadline: 2nd Mar 2015 Applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at Academia Sinica (AS) for the Second Session of 2015 are now being accepted. Starting from January 15, 2015, all applications are to be processed on-line (http://db3n2u.sinica.edu.tw/~textdb/program). It is not necessary to send hard copies of application materials. All applications must

Vacant Position: Two Researchers (PhD. Candidates)

Feb 4, 2015
Frankfurt, GermanyDeadline: 18th Feb 2015   The Collaborative Research Center 1095 Discourses of Weakness and Resource Regimes at Goethe-­‐University, Frankfurt am Main is looking for candidates to fill two vacancies as Researchers (PhD. Candidates) (E13 TV-­‐G-­‐U, 65%-­‐parttime)  The positions are temporary posts and will terminate until 31. December 2018. The Collaborative

Vacant Position: The CEFC invites applications for the position of Director

Sep 19, 2014
Hong Kong, PRC Deadline: 15th Nov 2014 The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (UMIFRE 18, MAEE-CNRS) is seeking candidates for its Director position (two-year expatriation contract, renewable), with a start date on September 1st, 2015. Requirements : The CEFC is seeking : -confirmed academics holding a PhD in the

Vacant Position: “Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (w/m) mit 50% der regelmäßigen Arbeitszeit (19,92h, E13 TV-L)

Sep 18, 2014
Bochum, GermanyDeadline: 26th Sep 2014 Die Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) ist eine der führenden Forschungsuniversitäten in Deutschland. Als reformorientierte Campusuniversität vereint sie in einzigartiger Weise die gesamte Spannbreite der großen Wissenschaftsbereiche an einem Ort. Das dynamische Miteinander von Fächern und Fächerkulturen bietet den Forschenden wie den Studierenden gleichermaßen besondere Chancen zur interdisziplinären

Vacant Position: Chinese Literature – Assistant Professor tenure-track

Sep 1, 2014
Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, USA Deadline: 15th Oct 2014 The Asian Studies Program at Vanderbilt University seeks to make an appointment in Chinese literature. Rank is Assistant Professor tenure-track. Period of specialization is open, but the successful candidate will be able to teach courses involving both premodern and modern literature. Normal course load

Call for application: 2015 First Session of the Postdoctoral Fellows Program at Academia Sinica

Aug 13, 2014
Taipei, TaiwanDeadline:1st Sep 2014 Academia Sinica (AS), the most eminent national research institution in Taiwan, provides a well-developed research environment for about 600 postdoctoral fellows. Each year, we offer a favourable research opportunity for both domestic and international postdoctoral researchers.   Applications for the First Session of 2015 are now being

Vacant Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow (6 positions), Academic Level A

Aug 12, 2014
Canberra, Australia Deadline: 17th Sep 2014 The Australian National University is one of the foremost institutions in the world outside of China for research and teaching about China. The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) is a major initiative at the ANU, supported by research intensive funding from the

Vacant Position: W2- Professorship in “Society and Culture of Modern China”

Aug 12, 2014
Leipzig, GermanyDeadline: 26th Sep 2014 The Leipzig University Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies seeks to fill a W2- Professorship in “Society and Culture of Modern China” The holder of this position will be affiliated with the Institute of East Asian Studies. Responsibilities include research and teaching with regard to

Vacant Position: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in TVL E 13 (50%)

Jul 29, 2014
Erlangen, GermanyDeadline: 1st Nov 2014 Am Lehrstuhl für Sinologie der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg ist zum 1. Februar 2015 die halbe Stelle eines/einer “Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters/inTVL E 13 (50%)” im befristeten Angestelltenverhältnis zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist der Professur für Zeitgeschichte Chinas (Prof. Dr. M. Matten) zugeordnet. Voraussetzungen sind ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium und ggf.

Vacant Position: Language Tutor, Chinese as a Foreign Language

Jul 14, 2014
Frankfurt, GermanyDeadline: 22nd Jul 2014 Im Fachbereich Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaften der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main ist im Fach Sinologie zum 01.10.2014 die Stelle für einer/eines Lektorin/Lektors (E13 TV-G-U, halbtags) für die Dauer von zwei Jahren zu besetzen. Die Eingruppierung erfolgt nach den Tätigkeitsmerkmalen des Tarifvertrages der Goethe-Universität.Da die Einstellung auf Basis

Vacant Position: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship – “Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change, and Visions of Sustainability in China”

Jul 14, 2014
Oslo, Norway Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages Deadline: 25th Sep 2014 A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages within the research project “Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change, and Visions of Sustainability in China”. Airborne is an interdisciplinary and international research

Vacant Position: “Tenure-track assistant professorship in Religious Studies with Special Focus on East Asian Religions/The Religions of East Asia”

Jul 2, 2014
Copenhagen, Denmark Deadline: 4th Sep 2014 The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS), Faculty of Humanities, Copenhagen University, Denmark, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Religious Studies to be filled by 1 January 2015  or as soon as possible thereafter. The position will link the Religious Studies programme

Offering of one- or two-year post-doctoral fellowships

Apr 1, 2014
Deadline: 15th Apr 2014   Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic isoffering one- or two-year post-doctoral fellowships to outstandingscholars of history and cultures of the countries of Asia for the2014-2015 (2014-2016) academic year. The preference this year will be given to the following areas:– modern Turkey/Ottoman

Vacant Position: Instructor / Assistant Professor of Chinese AD-1701-00/0

Jan 24, 2014
Department of the Army Deadline: 28th Feb 2014 Duties: As an Instructor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages, you will develop, design, direct and teach undergraduate introductory, intermediate and advanced language courses in Chinese.  You will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education and expertise in instructional technology.  You will lead

An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships

Dec 4, 2013
Deadline: 10th Jan 2014 Cambridge, USA Update: The teaching requirement has been eliminated, so course proposals are no longer needed for the 2014-15 application. The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies is pleased to offer the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship to support research in Chinese Studies. Well-designed projects at any stage, from

Vacant position: Lecturer in the field of Language and Culture of China

Nov 29, 2013
Ghent, BelgiumDeadline: 3rd Jan 2014 The Faculty of Arts & Philosophy invites applications for the full-time position of professor in the rank of Lecturer (Tenure Track system) in the Department of Languages and Cultures, taking effect on October 1, 2014. Responsibilities will include academic teaching, research and service in the field

Vacant Position: Stanley Ho University Lecturer in Chinese History

Nov 15, 2013
University of Oxford, UK Deadline: 19th Dec 2013 Faculty of Oriental Studies in Association with Pembroke College China Centre, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford Grade 30S: £43,312 – £58,157 p.a. The University is seeking an exceptional scholar in Chinese history to fill the Stanley Ho University Lectureship.  The University Lecturer will be

Vacant Position: Academic Director, Ricci Institute for Chinese-­‐Western Cultural History at the USF Center for the Pacific Rim

Oct 25, 2013
San Francisco, USAReview begins: 5th Nov 2013 The Center for the Pacific Rim at the University of San Francisco invites applications for the Academic Director, Ricci Institute for Chinese-­‐Western Cultural History, a tenure-­‐track, open rank faculty position in the Humanities and Social Sciences with an emphasis on the study of Chinese-­‐Western

Vacant Positions: Visiting Fellows (Sinology)

Oct 17, 2013
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 15th Jan 2014   Postdoctoral and Senior Fellowships at IKGF “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication” (University Erlangen-Nuremberg) The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication. Strategies of Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe” at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg invites applications for fellowships. We

Ph.D. Fellowships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Oct 16, 2013
Göttingen, Germany Deadline: 1st Dec 2013 The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity in Göttingen is offering Ph.D. Fellowships and Postdoctoral Fellowships. The Ph.D. fellowships are for 3 – 4 years. The dissertation will be defended at Utrecht University. The postdoctoral fellowships are

Two doctoral positions in Asian Languages and Cultures

Oct 9, 2013
Stockholm, SwedenDeadline: 15th Oct 2013 The Department of Oriental Languages at Stockholm University announces the following positions: 1 PhD position in Asian Languages and Cultures (Chinese) 1 PhD position in Asian Languages and Cultures (Japanese) The two new positions are preferably in line with the department’s focus on modern and contemporary

1 Doktorandenstelle “Verflechtungsgeschichten, Asien und Europa”

Oct 6, 2013
Zürich, Switzerland Deadline: 4th Nov 2013 Der Universitäre Forschungsschwerpunkt (UFSP) Asien und Europa untersucht Prozesse der Aneignung und Abgrenzung in Kultur, Recht, Religion und  Gesellschaft, die zwischen Asien und Europa stattgefunden haben und gegenwärtig stattfinden. Zu seinen Aufgaben gehört die wissenschaftliche  Nachwuchsförderung im Rahmen eines interdisziplinär angelegten Doktoratsprogramms sowie auf Postdoc-Ebene.

Vacant Position: French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (UMIFRE 18, MAEE-CNRS)

Oct 3, 2013
Deadline: 15th Nov 2013 (English version: see below) Renouvellement du poste de chercheur au CEFC, prise de poste le 1er septembre 2014 Le Centre d’études français sur la Chine contemporaine (UMIFRE 18, MAEE-CNRS) recrute un chercheur sur contrat d’expatriation (2 ans renouvelable une fois), titulaire d’une thèse en sciences humaines et

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Chinese and East Asian Thought

Sep 25, 2013
Sydney, Australia Deadline: 27th Oct 2013 School of  Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Ref.No. 1975/0913 Work with highly supportive and internationally-recognised colleagues, Join an innovative Asian studies program,  Full-time, continuing, remuneration package: $104K-$124K p.a. (which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% super) The Faculty of

Vacant Position: W3-Professur für Neuere Sprache und Literaturen Chinas

Sep 23, 2013
Berlin, Germany Deadline: 10th Oct 2013 An der Philosophischen Fakultät III der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften ist eine W3-Professur für Neuere Sprache und Literaturen Chinas zum 01.10.2014 zu besetzen. Das Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften ist eine interdisziplinär und überregional lehrende und forschende Einrichtung, insbesondere in den

Two Postdoctoral Research Positions

Sep 18, 2013
Göttingen, Germany Deadline: 31st Oct 2013 The University of Göttingen has launched a transregional research network (CETREN) under the broad thematic rubric of “The Politics of the New”. Funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), CETREN promotes collaborations between disciplines and area studies, contributing to the production of

Two Vacant Positions: Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Sep 16, 2013
Columbia University, NY, USA Review begins: 1st Oct 2013   Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Film and Visual Culture Columbia University, New York, USA The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in modern/contemporary Chinese humanities specializing in film,

Vacant Position: Research Assistant in Chinese Media, Literature & Culture

Aug 27, 2013
St. Gallen, Switzerland The University of St Gallen seeks to appoint, in the context of a SNF-financed Research Grant, a Research Assistant in Chinese Media, Literature & Culture (75%) (Two-year position, starting immediately) This position is designed for work on a research project on contemporary Chinese literature, media and culture (English

Lectureship in the study of premodern China

Aug 20, 2013
Leiden, NetherlandsDeadline: 23rd Sep 2013 Leiden University invites applications for a fulltime University Lectureship in the study of premodern China. Research specialization is open, but we are especially interested in scholars of literature. Teaching will include Classical Chinese, history, and topics of choice depending on specialization, in Chinese Studies and (East)

Vacant Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – Late Imperial/Early Modern Chinese History

Aug 6, 2013
Princeton University, USA Preliminary Deadline: 1st Oct 2013 Anticipated start date September 1, 2014.  The Departments of History and East Asian Studies at Princeton University invite applications from scholars who specialize in the history of late imperial/early modern China.  Teaching responsibilities include: undergraduate lecture courses on late imperial/early modern China and

Two Vacant Positions: Contemporary Chinese Studies

Jul 29, 2013
Cork, IrelandDeadline: 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

Vacant Position: Research and Teaching Associate

Jul 24, 2013
Leipzig, GermanyDeadline: 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-LThe position is linked

Vacant Position: Professor of China Studies

Jul 24, 2013
Aarhus University, Denmark Deadline: 16th Sep 2013 The Department of Culture and Society at Aarhus University invites applications for a permanent position as Professor of China Studies with a focus on contemporary Chinese society.  The position is available from 1st March 2014.     Position The department is especially interested in

5 Doctoral Positions (according to the German TV-L) and 5 PhD Scholarships

Jul 8, 2013
Munich and Regensburg, Germany Deadline: 1st Sept 2013 The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for 5 Doctoral Positions (according to the German TV-L) and 5 PhD Scholarships. These positions and scholarships are available from November 15, 2013 for two years initially. Subject to evidence of satisfactory

Call for Applications: Visiting Fellows (Sinology)

Jun 24, 2013
Erlangen, Germany Deadlines: 15th Jan, 15th Apr and 15th Sep Postdoctoral and Senior Fellowships at IKGF "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication" (University Erlangen-Nuremberg) The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities "Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication. Strategies of Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe" at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg invites applications

Stellenausschreibung: Universitätsprofessorin / Universitätsprofessor für Chinesisch: Sprache, Kultur, Translation

Jun 21, 2013
Universität Mainz Deadline: 1st Aug 2013 Im Fachbereich 06 – Translations-, Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft , Arbeitsbereich Chinesische Sprache ist zum 01.04.2014 die Stelle einer Universitätsprofessorin oder eines Universitätsprofessors für Chinesisch: Sprache, Kultur, Translation (Bes.Gr. W 2 BBesG) zu besetzen. Die Stelleninhaberin oder der Stelleninhaber vertritt das Fach

Vacant Position: Part-Time Research Assistant, China Press

Jun 11, 2013
CEFC, Hong Kong Start date: 22th July 2013 The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC), based in Hong Kong, seeks a well-organized, energetic research assistant (P/T) to coordinate its monitoring and analysis of the Chinese-language press. Candidates should be interested in working in a friendly, high-paced, collaborative trilingual (English,

Vacant Position: Research Assistant Professor

May 28, 2013
European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong (EUAP) Deadline: 15th Jun 2013 The EUAP now seeks outstanding applicants for a Research Assistant Professorship, which is created and funded as part of an overall strategy to strengthen research and teaching in current European Union affairs. The position is suitable in particular for younger

Visiting Scholarships (PostDoc)

May 28, 2013
European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong (EUAP) The European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong (EUAP) is inviting applications for Visiting Scholarships at the postdoc level for research/teaching sojourns of four months duration (one semester) at EUAP institutions in Hong Kong (fall/winter term 2013, 2014, 2015). Review of applications will begin by

Vacant Position: Akademischer Rat/Rätin A 13 (TV-L E13)

May 21, 2013
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 31st Jul 2013 Am Lehrstuhl für Sinologie der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg ist zum 15. November 2013 die Stelle eines/einer akademischen Rates/Rätin A 13 (TV-L E13) im befristeten Beamtenverhältnis (zunächst für drei Jahre) zu besetzen. Voraussetzungen sind ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium im Fach Sinologie, sichere Sprachkenntnisse im vor-modernen und modernen Chinesisch

Vacant Position for Foreign Professors (Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor)

May 21, 2013
Hankuk Univ., Korea Deadline: 25th May 2013 Specialization Areas: Classical Chinese Literature or Comparative Literature (Chinese-America/English Literature). Language Proficiency: Bilingual in Chinese and English. Duration: 2013.9-2014.8 (one year extension will be arranged, if necessary). Preferences: scholars with a long track record of publishing in A&HCI journals. Materials to be submitted (in

Vacant Position: Manchester Chinese Studies -post 1500 literature and arts

May 21, 2013
Manchester, UK Deadline: 5th Jun 2013 We welcome applications from candidates working on any aspect of Chinese culture, but preference will be given to candidates working on literature and/or the arts, ideally post-1500.  Candidates MUST be fluent in English and Chinese. You will join Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Studies, a leading

Vacant Position: Executive director, Confucius Institute

May 6, 2013
Bremen, Germany Deadline: 20th May 2013 Das neu gegründete Konfuzius-Institut Bremen e.V. (KIB) sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/n Geschäftsführer/in mit einer wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit von 29,5 h. Die Vergütung erfolgt in Anlehnung an die Ent-geltgruppe 10 oder 11 des TV-L. Neben der allgemeinen Aufgabe eines Konfuzius-Instituts – der Vermittlung von Sprache und

Vacant position: Researcher

May 5, 2013
Salzburg, Austria Deadline: 22nd May 2013 Am Fachbereich Geschichte der Universität Salzburg gelangt die Stelle eines/r wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters/in im Forschungs- und Lehrbetrieb gemäß UG und Angestelltengesetz mit einem/r Universitätsassistenten/in gem. § 26 Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten (Dissertant/in) zur Besetzung. (Verwendungsgruppe B1; das monatliche Mindestentgelt für diese Verwendung beträgt €

Vacant position: Deputy Director of SOAS China Institute

May 5, 2013
SOAS China Institute, London, UK Deadline: 7th Jun 2013 SOAS, University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) will launch the SOAS China Institute (SCI) in Autumn 2013. The SCI will be at the forefront of a major strategic initiative, designed to confirm and strengthen the position of SOAS as

Vacant position: Director of SOAS China Institute

May 5, 2013
SOAS China Institute, London, UK Deadline: 17th May 2013 SOAS, University of London, (School of Oriental and African Studies) will launch the SOAS China Institute (SCI) in Autumn 2013. The SCI will be at the forefront of a major strategic initiative, designed to confirm and strengthen the position of SOAS as

Vacant position: Juniorprofessur (W 1, Tenure Track) für Sinologie

Apr 15, 2013
Tübingen, Germany Deadline: 15th May 2013 In der Abteilung für Sinologie und Koreanistik des Asien-Orient-Instituts der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen ist zum 1. Oktober 2013 eine Juniorprofessur (W 1, Tenure Track) für Sinologie zu besetzen. Die Besetzung erfolgt im Beamtenverhältnis auf Zeit, zunächst für vier Jahre. Eine Verlängerung um weitere zwei

Lecturer in Contemporary Chinese Studies (fixed-term)

Apr 1, 2013
Nottingham, UkDeadline 1st May 2013   Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above post based in the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Management, Human Resource Management, International

Vacant position: Lectureship in Modern China Studies (38 hours a week)

Apr 1, 2013
Leiden, NetherlandsDeadline: 22nd Apr 2013 The Faculty of Humanities at Leiden University invites applications for a fulltime, fixed-term replacement lectureship in Modern China Studies. We seek a scholar with expertise in the politics of modern and contemporary China (including the political, administrative and legal system) in both domestic and international contexts,

Offering of one-year fellowships (post-doctoral position)

Mar 20, 2013
Prague, Czech RepublicDeadline: 31st May 2013 Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague is offering one-year fellowships to outstanding scholars (with a preference on non-Czech residents) of history and cultures of the countries of Asia (with a preference on Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, East Asia)

Vacant position: University Lectureship in Modern Asian History

Mar 17, 2013
Cambridge, UK Deadline: 27th Mar 2013 Faculty of History (Grade 9, currently £37,382-£47,314) Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in East Asian History, since c.1500. The post is available from 1 October 2013. Preference is likely to be given to candidates working on Chinese or Japanese history. This is a

Vacant position: Head of Asian and African Studies (Library)

Feb 22, 2013
London, UK Deadline: March 2013 Devonshire Arts and Heritage is delighted to be recruiting for av for an internationally renowned library in London. The Library contains over 150 million items including manuscripts, printed books, newspapers, maps, photographs, stamps, sound recordings, prints, drawings and ephemera from all over the World. The

Vacant position: Head of Department of Chinese Culture

Feb 22, 2013
Hong Kong Polytechnic University Deadline: 1st Mar 2013. Post Specification: Head of Department of Chinese Culture (Ref. 13010901) The Department of Chinese Culture is a young academic department within the Faculty of Humanities.  Its mission is to offer high-quality teaching and research programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the

Vacant Position: Research Fellow

Feb 4, 2013
Deadline (extended): 15.2.2013 Hamburg University, Germany Fakultät: für Geisteswissenschaften, Department: Asien-Afrika-Institut, Seminar/Institut: Abt. für Sprache und Kultur Chinas. Ab sofort ist vorbehaltlich der Bewilligung der Mittel im Sonderforschungsbereich 950 „Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa“ die Stelle einer wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin oder eines

Vacant Position: Director of SOAS China Institute

Dec 21, 2012
Deadline: 31st Jan 2013 SOAS, University of London, (School of Oriental and African Studies) will launch the SOAS China Institute (SCI) in Autumn 2013. The SCI will be at the forefront of a major strategic initiative, designed to confirm and strengthen the position of SOAS as the UK’s foremost centre

Vacant Position: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Dec 12, 2012
University of Otago, New Zealand Deadline: 11th Feb 2013 The Department of Languages and Cultures is offering a career opportunity in Chinese Studies. The Department provides a full range of courses in its core languages from introductory level to Honours and Graduate Programmes. We have a vigorous research culture

Vacant Positions: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

Dec 9, 2012
Hankuk University, Korea Deadline: 30th Nov 2012 From March 2013. Requirements & Application Procedures. Specialization Areas: Modern & Contemporary Chinese Literature or Comparative Literature (Modern Chinese-Modern America/English Literature). Language Proficiency: Bilingual in Chinese and English. Duration: 2013.3-2014.2

Soon-Young Kim Award in the History of East Asian Science and Technology

Dec 9, 2012
Deadline: 31st Jan 2013 The Trustees of the Needham Research Institute invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for a Soon-Young Kim Award in the History of East Asian Science and Technology, to be held in the University of Cambridge. The Award will be tenable from October 2013. The Award may be

Vacant Positions: Professor and Associate Professor of Modern Chinese Language

Nov 22, 2012
Bergen, Norway Deadline: 14th Dec 2012 The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and

Research Fellowship at the Needham Research Institute

Nov 15, 2012
Cambridge, UKDeadline: 10th Dec 2012 The Trustees of the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge (www.nri.org.uk) invite applications for a research fellowship, open to those intending to carry out research in original source materials relating to any topic within the broad field of the history of science, technology and medicine in China

Vacant position: Associate Professor in “Chinese society and politics””

Nov 5, 2012
Deadline: 10th Nov 2012University of Oslo, Norway The China studies section a the University of Oslo is looking for a scholar who is interested in taking up a one-year associate professor position in “Chinese society and politics” starting from January 2013. The candidate must have completed a Phd in a

Vacant position: Assistant professor of Asian Studies

Nov 3, 2012
Deadline: 12th Nov 2012 Aarhus University, Denmark The Department of Culture and Society at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of assistant professor of Asian Studies. The assistant professorship is a full time position and it begins on 1. January 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are

Vacant Position: “Assistent” at the Institute of Chinese Studies

Oct 29, 2012
Deadline: 30th Nov 2012 Heidelberg University, Germany Am Institut für Sinologie, Universität Heidelberg, ist ab 01. April 2013 die Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin/Mitarbeiters Sinologie (19./20. Jh.) zu besetzen, die der Professur für Sinologie mit Schwerpunkt neuere Geschichte und Geistesgeschichte unter besonderer Berücksichtigung sino-japanischer Kulturbeziehungen (Müller-Saini) zugeordnet ist. Zu den Aufgaben

Ostasiatisches Seminar sucht Wissenschaftliche Assistenz

Oct 18, 2012
Universität Zürich, SchweizDeadline: 20th Nov 2012 Am Lehrstuhl für Sinologie (Modernes China) des Ostasiatischen Seminars der Universität Zürich ist auf den 1. Januar 2013 eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche/r Assistent/in mit Unterrichtsverpflichtung (50 %, Laufzeit 3 Jahre, maximal verlängerbar auf 6) zu besetzen. Neben einem Lizentiats- oder M.A.-Abschluss in Sinologie werden

Research scholar in East Asian Intellectual History

Oct 17, 2012
Heidelberg University, Germany Preliminary Deadline: 1st Nov 2012 Heidelberg University is opening the position of a Research Scholar in East Asian Intellectual History within the Cluster “Asia and Europe in a Global Context,” funded by the German Federal Excellence Initiative. The three-year fixed term position is situated within the research

Research scholar in Chinese Intellectual History

Oct 17, 2012
Heidelberg University, Germany Preliminary Deadline: 1st Nov 2012 Heidelberg University is opening the position of a Research Scholar in Chinese Intellectual History within the Cluster “Asia and Europe in a Global Context,” funded by the German Federal Excellence Initiative. The three-year fixed term position is situated within the research

Vacant position: Renouvellement du poste de Directeur de l’antenne du CEFC

Sep 27, 2012
Taipei, Taïwan Deadline: 15th Nov 2012 The CEFC invites applications for the position of Director of its Taipei Office, from 1 September 2013.Le Centre d’études français sur la Chine contemporaine (UMIFRE 18, MAEE-CNRS) recrute un directeur pour son antenne de Taipei à Taiwan, sur contrat d’expatriation (2 ans renouvelable). Prise

Vacant position: Professor of Chinese Studies

Sep 22, 2012
Newcastle University, UKDeadline: 19th Oct 2012  We are seeking to appoint an outstanding academic who will provide vision and leadership for Chinese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and for the newly established Confucius Institute. We are looking for a scholar with expertise in contemporary China within one or

Call for applications: Fung Global Fellows Program

Sep 3, 2012
Princeton University, USADeadline: 1st Nov 2012 The Fung Global Fellows Program, a year-long program for visiting scholars administered by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, was launched by Princeton University in June 2012. Scholars working in the social sciences and humanities at institutions in any region of the

Vacant position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Chinese Studies

Aug 21, 2012
Lunds Universitet, SwedenDeadline: 1st Oct 2012 “Study of modern China from an interdisciplinary and social sciences perspective. Studies that focus upon issues in the fields of the social sciences, economics, law and modern history are included in the subject description. Please note that research in linguistics, literature and language studies

Vacant position: Assistant Professor in Chinese Literature (Tang and/or Song periods)

Aug 16, 2012
University of California, USADeadline: 5th Nov 2012 The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese literature, preferably with a period specialization in the Tang and/or Song period(s). Ph.D. in hand is expected by the time

Call for applications: 1 Post- doc scholarship, 2 positions as Lecturer in Chinese studies

Aug 13, 2012
Ca’ Foscari University Venice invites applications for the following positions Deadline 28th Aug 2012: 1 Post- doc scholarship: “The Chinese consumer between global aspirations and traditions” External Link Deadline 12th Sep 2012:  2 Positions as Lecturer in Chinese studies (three years) a. Social changes in the dynamics and strategies adopted

Call for Applications: Independent / Junior Research Group

Aug 13, 2012
Heidelberg University, GermanyDeadline: 15th Sep 2012 The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context. The Dynamics of Transculturality” at Heidelberg University invites applications for four Independent Research Group Leaders. An Independent Research Group (IRG) / Junior Research Group (JRG) will be established in each of the four

Appel à candidatures: Bourse de recherche Paola Sandri 2013

Aug 10, 2012
Deadline: 14th Dec 2012 Cette bourse de recherche a été instituée par la famille Sandri à la mémoire de leur fille Paola, doctorante en études chinoises et transculturelles à l’Institut d’Études Transtextuelles et Transculturelles (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3), et disparue brutalement au cours de ses recherches doctorales à Beijing

Call for applications: CEFC international research mobility project

Jul 14, 2012
Deadline: 27th Jul 2012 The French Centre for Research on contemporary China (CEFC) invites applications from researchers from EU member states or associated countries for a one- or two-year research mobility project under the current Call for Projects – International Outgoing Fellowships funded by the European Framework Programme 7. The

Vacant Position: Academic Post in the China Media Centre

Jul 14, 2012
Deadline: 28th Aug 2012University of Westminster, UK The University of Westminster is expanding its research capacity with a New Academic Leaders Initiative, which includes the appointment of a Reader in the China Media Centre. The successful candidate will join the Communication and Media Research Institute, rated #1 in the UK

Vacant Position: Professor of Modern Chinese Studies

Jun 18, 2012
Cologne, GermanyDeadline: 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

PhD fellowship at Cambridge University

Jun 18, 2012
Cambridge, UKDeadline: 1st Dec 2012 The Department of East Asian Studies offers funding for one PhD fellowship to start in October 2013. The value of the scholarship will be £15,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years. This will cover university composition and college fees for a UK/EU student

Vacant Position: W3-Professur für Sinologie mit dem Schwerpunkt Kultur Chinas

May 18, 2012
Ostasiatisches Seminar zu KölnDeadline: 31th May 2012 Am Ostasiatischen Seminar der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität zu Köln ist zum nächstmöglichen Termin eine W3-Professur für Sinologie mit dem Schwerpunkt Kultur Chinas zu besetzen. Von dem/der Stelleninhaber/in wird eine Beteiligung an allen chinabezogenen Studiengängen erwartet. Einstellungsvoraussetzungen sind, neben den in § 36

Vacant Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate- East Asian Digital Humanities

May 13, 2012
King’s College, LondonDeadline: 10th Jun 2012 The Research Associate in East Asian Digital Humanities will conduct research and publish in an area relevant to the project (text mining– e.g., the automated mark-up and extraction of named entities in classical Chinese, or visualization in the digital humanities); consult on appropriate mark-up procedures; develop

Vacant Position: Wiss. Ausstellungsassistent/-in mit sehr guten Chinesischkenntnissen

Apr 16, 2012
Historisches Museum Bern, SwitzerlandEarliest possible starting date: 1st Jun 2012Exhibition Launch: 15th Mar 2013 Das Historische Museum Bern ist eines der bedeutendsten kulturhistorischen Museen der Schweiz. Seine Sammlungen zur Archäologie, Kulturgeschichte sowie Ethnografie umfassen rund 500’000 Objekte von der Steinzeit bis zur Gegenwart und aus Kulturen aller Erdteile.

PhD scholarships in the field of Foreign Language Teaching

Apr 2, 2012
Aarhus University, DenmarkDeadline: 1st Sep 2012 Aarhus University Faculty of Arts, is advertising 1-2 PhD scholarships in the field of Foreign Language Teaching and Acquisition with Chinese as one of the focus languages. “In response to a joint report on a national language strategy issued by the Danish Ministry of

8 Doctoral Scholarships at Heidelberg University

Mar 19, 2012
Deadline: 15th May 2012 The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for eight doctoral scholarships, subject to budgetary approval of the Cluster for the second funding period in the Excellence Initiative of the German

Vacant Position: Associate Professor of Religion in Modern China

Mar 15, 2012
Deadline: 11th Apr 2012 The University of Oslo invites applications for a position as Associate Professor of Religion in Modern China, with application deadline 11 April, 2012. Salary level NOK 455,900 – 509,100 per year. For further information, please contact:Head of Administration Ragnhild Rebne, telephone: +47 22 85 59 26Head of

Position in Premodern China Studies at Heidelberg University

Jan 30, 2012
Preliminary Deadline: 15th Feb 2012 The Department for Chinese Studies (Institut für Sinologie) at Heidelberg University seeks to employ as soon as possible a Research Scholar in Pre-modern Chinese History (Shang to Yuan political, social or cultural history) to fill the position of wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (salary level TV-L 13, roughly equivalent

Position in Early Chinese Manuscript Studies at Heidelberg University

Jan 30, 2012
Preliminary Deadline: 15th Feb 2012 The Department for Chinese Studies (Institut für Sinologie) at Heidelberg University, Germany, invites applications for a Research Scholar position (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, salary level TV-L13, roughly equivalent to Lecturer in Britain or Assistant Professor in North America) in the field of Early Chinese Manuscript Studies (brush-writings on

Vacant Position: Professor in King’s China Institute

Jan 16, 2012
Deadline: 10th Feb 2012 King’s College London wishes to make a further appointment at Professorial level to its China Institute, as part of the strategic expansion of the Institute and the College’s broader internationalisation strategy. Fields of particular interest for the appointment are China and global politics, political economy, comparative governance,

Vacant Position: Chair in Contemporary China

Jan 12, 2012
University of Nottingham – School of Contemporary Chinese Studies Deadline: 15th Feb 2012 Salary is internationally competitive and negotiable, starting from £55,758 per annum.Excellent applications will be considered from any suitably qualified candidates for the above post based in the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham,

Cambridge: University Lectureship in Chinese Studies (post-Han and pre-1800)

Jan 8, 2012
Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University Deadline: 1st Feb 2012 “Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Chinese Studies available from October 1st 2012 or other date to be arranged thereafter. Successful applicants must have a strong publication record and experience in teaching classical and literary Chinese, sinological research

Konfuzius-Institut an der Universität Heidelberg sucht Geschäftsführer|in

Dec 16, 2011
Deadline: 31st Dec 2011Am Konfuzius-Institut an der Universität Heidelberg e.V. ist baldmöglichst die Stelle einer/ eines Geschäftsführerin/ Geschäftsführers zu besetzen. Die Vergütung erfolgt nach TV-L.Die Aufgaben umfassen die Geschäftsführung im Konfuzius-Institut in Zusammenarbeit mit dem/der chinesischen Direktor/in des Instituts, die Organisation und Koordination von Veranstaltungen und Kursen auf allen Ebenen des

Seventh EACL Springschool in Chinese Linguistics

Dec 12, 2011
Humboldt-University, Berlin 26th – 30th Mar 2012 Deadline: 6th Jan 2012 The Board of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics is pleased toannounce the 2012 edition of the EACL Spring School in Chinese Linguistics. The aim of the EACL Spring Schools in Chinese Linguistics is to provide a opportunity for MA

Two new positions in Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh

Oct 10, 2011
Deadline: May 13th 2011 HANDA CHAIR of Japanese-Chinese Relations The University wishes to appoint a scholar of the highest international distinction with a proven record in academic leadership, research and teaching and a research specialism in Japanese-Chinese relations in any area of modern society, politics, or culture.  Applicants should have an

The Institute for Chinese Studies at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) seeks to fill the position of a Junior Professor (Assistant Professor) in Transcultural Studies – Economy and Society of China and East Asia (with tenure track option)

Oct 10, 2011
Deadline: 21st April 2011 The Institute for Chinese Studies at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) seeks to fill the position of a Junior Professor (Assistant Professor) in Transcultural Studies – Economy and Society of China and East Asia (with tenure track option)   Requirements include an outstanding PhD thesis, publications in

Department of Taiwan Culture, Languages and Literature at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan, invites applications for 2 Positions available in the fields of Taiwanese languages, culture and literature.

Oct 10, 2011
Deadline: May 31st 2011 Department of Taiwan Culture, Languages and Literature at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan, invites applications for 2 Positions available in the fields of Taiwanese languages, culture and literature. The position requires a doctoral degree in hand. Applicants should have a publication record, ongoing research projects,

Expired: Die Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn sucht für das Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaft zum 1. Okt 2011 eine/n Studienrätin/Studienrat im Hochschuldienst für Chinesische Sprache

Oct 10, 2011
Das Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaft sucht für seine Abteilung für Orientalische und Asiatische Sprachen eine/n Wissenschaftler/in mit einem breiten und fundierten Fachwissen sowie mehrjähriger Erfahrung in den Fachgebieten Chinesische Sprachwissenschaft und Sprachdidaktik, möglichst auch Übersetzungswissenschaft. Das Lehrdeputat der Ratsstelle umfasst 13 Semesterwochenstunden. Die Akademische Ratsstelle ist unbefristet.

Cambridge PhD Fellowship in classical Chinese studies (2012-2015)

Jan 2, 2011
Deadline: December 1st 2011 The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Cambridge offers funding for one PhD fellowship in classical Chinese studies to start in October 2012. The value of the scholarship will be £15,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years. Download: Details (PDF)

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