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Position: Professor of China Studies in a Global Perspective, Aarhus University, Department of Global Studies
August 15, 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 possible after 1 January 2020.
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
The professorship is being offered with a view to attracting talented applicants with an extensive and documented track record in innovative and internationally recognised research in the area of China studies, combined with specialist expertise in the humanities or social sciences as well as fluency in Chinese. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to core activities at the School of Culture and Society and Aarhus University in general, and to strengthen the research activities and output of the Department of Global Studies in particular.
Apart from research, the successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the following areas: education, talent development and knowledge exchange within modern or contemporary China studies at Aarhus University located within the field of global studies. The professor will be expected to undertake responsibility for and leadership of the academic evolution and profile of China studies at Aarhus University both nationally and internationally.