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CfA: Assistant Director, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

November 14, 2021

The Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) is addressing a range of current and future challenges. We need an assistant director to work on implementing our new strategy and diversifying our sources of income. The position is available from 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Because of budgetary considerations, this is a temporary position until 31 December 2023.

About the job (Tasks)

You will report to the Institute Director.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing e-NIAS, the online operations of the Institute
  • Overseeing our SUPRA programme, under which graduate students and academics visit NIAS, either virtually or in person
  • Working closely with NIAS Press as our publishing operation transitions to a new business model
  • Collaborating with NIAS LINC, our platform of electronic resources, as we explore new modes of delivery for our partners
  • Co-ordinating the very successful Nordic Asia Podcast channel
  • Maintaining communications with our Nordic NIAS Council partners
  • Creating online and in-person events, including an annual conference
  • Overseeing NIAS social media channels and messaging, and communication with media outlets
  • Co-ordinating of grant, fellowship and funding applications
  • Liaising with Departmental and Faculty staff on financial and administrative matters
  • Managing the work of our student assistants
  • Promoting the smooth running of the Institute.
  • Other duties as required by the Director.


Read more and apply for the position here.

CfA: Assistant Director, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies


November 14, 2021