[CSAA] Lecturer in Ancient Chinese History
Lecturer in Ancient Chinese History
The China Studies Centre and School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
The University of Sydney
Reference no. 1338/0711
More information at the website of the University of Sydney.
New appointment in ancient history, archaeology, history or philosophy
Join a multidisciplinary team of internationally renowned scholars
Full-time, 2 year fixed term (possibility of renewal): $104.6K-$124.2K p.a. (as at January 2012 including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)
The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence.
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history of intellectual rigour and offers a vibrant research and teaching environment. The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of five schools in the Faculty, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.
The China Studies Centre has been established to coordinate the University’s cross-disciplinary research and teaching activities. Currently over 130 members of staff at our university are engaged in academic work on China The China Studies Centre delivers postgraduate coursework and research training programs; organises and supports research on China; and develops China-related outreach activities. We currently have sixteen academic groups covering the arts, business studies, education, health studies, law, sciences, social sciences, and technology. One of these academic groups is concerned with China’s archaeology and ancient history. The Centre also has three major fields of study for development: business development; public health; and social change.
The China Studies Centre and School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) currently seek to appoint a Lecturer in Ancient Chinese History. The appointee will
- be located in both the Centre and a disciplinary-based department within SOPHI according to your specialisation: ancient history, archaeology, history or philosophy
- teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including a unit of study in Ancient Chinese History within the MA programme of the China Studies Centre, and appropriate units in Ancient Chinese History at undergraduate level in SOPHI
- assist with the development of the Centre’s teaching and research programs
- undertake research, including the pursuit of research grants and publication in journals of high standing
- contribute to academic administration in the Centre and SOPHI.
This appointment is a two-year fixed term appointment with the possibility of renewal for a further two years, subject to funding.
Further information on The China Studies Centre may be found at www.sydney.edu.au/china_studies_centre
Specific enquiries about the role can be directed to Professor David S G Goodman, Acting Director, China Studies Centre on +61 2 9114 0837 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Barbara Caine, Head of School, SOPHI on +61 2 9351 5658 or email@example.com
Enquiries regarding the recruitment process can be directed to Michelle Carlon on + 61 2 8627 1238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To be considered for this position it is essential that you:
- address the online selection criteria using the online application form (including the details of a minimum of two referees)
- provide together with your application, an outline of your current research project in a document of no more than one page in length
- include a cover letter and a CV.
For guidance on how to apply visit: How to apply for an advertised position.
CLOSING DATE: 2 January 2012 (11:30pm Sydney time)
Please note that late applications cannot be accommodated.
Please note the University will be closed from close of business Friday 16 December 2011, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2012.
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