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Position: Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, Århus University

September 27, 2021 - 21:34

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
The position
We are particularly interested in a candidate with a strong research  focus on political relations in Asia. We are interested in applicants  whose centre of research lies on Japan and/or China, their mutual  relations within Asia or between Asia and Europe. The command of  Japanese and/or Chinese is a requirement. We expect the successful  candidate to contribute to the development of research and teaching on  contemporary Japan/China within Asia in a cross-disciplinary field of  politics, sociology and contemporary history. We are seeking a dedicated  candidate who will contribute to a broad spectrum of Aarhus Universitys  core activities in the areas of education and teaching. The successful  candidate is expected to contribute actively to departments academic  environment. The position also requires:
Interest in interdisciplinary research cooperation especially with  relevant areas at the School of Business and Social Sciences.
The ability to initiate and participate in collaborative projects with  other research and teaching programs at Aarhus University and in  international contexts.
Interest in the application of innovative teaching methods, such as  new forms of team teaching within the section of Asian Studies and  collaborative student-involvement.
Potential for obtaining external research funding.
Interest in working with Ph.D. students (talent development)
Interest in knowledge exchange.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent qualification in a  field relevant to the described research area, and a very good command  of Japanese and/or Chinese language that enables her/him to teach and  conduct research based on original language source material.
Areas of special research interest to the department would be  interregional and global mobility, environmental politics or inter-Asian  cultural relationships.
For further information about the position, please contact associate  professor Anemone Platz phone +45 87 16 23 28 e-mail ostap@hum.au.dk
Read the full job description and apply online here:
Application deadline: 18/10/2012
Position: Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, Århus University


September 27, 2021