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Assistant or Assistant Professor for Department of Chinese Studies

Masaryk University

Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position

Assistant or Assistant Professor 

Department: Department of Chinese Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

Position:  Assistant 

Working time:  1,0

Start date:  September 1,  2023

Application deadline:  3. 3. 2023

Candidate requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Chinese Studies, Sinology, Chinese Philology or other field of study focused on Chinese language and culture 

  • Ph.D. degree (preferred) or an ongoing doctoral study with a China/Chinese-related topic

  • standard academic proficiency in English (ability to communicate fluently in English in an international academic setting – both oral communication and writing/reading)

  • ability to carry out academic research based on sources in Chinese (to be demonstrated by a published academic article or, in the case of an early stage of doctoral study, a Master’s thesis)

  • research specialization in Chinese/Sinophone literature (including pre-modern) and/or the study of Chinese societies (mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and other Chinese communities) is preferred, but other specializations are possible.

  • existing academic publishing record and experience of teaching at university and teaching Chinese (including outside university) is an advantage.

General duties:

  • all of the following requirements and their scope are subject to individual agreement and can be individually adjusted. It is also possible to make arrangements for reduced hours

  • teaching 3-4 courses each semester

  • academic research with publication activity (at least 1 academic article per year placed in WoS, Scopus, or otherwise demonstrating comparable quality)

  • thesis supervision

  • organizational activities (to the extent appropriate to the academic job) 

Information about the Department of Chinese Studies can be found at:

Attachments to the application:

  • motivation letter
  • structured CV with an overview of previous experience
  • proof of education
  • a published academic article or master’s thesis (a web link is sufficient if the text is publicly available)

How to apply…?

Application with all required documents should be sent by e-application available below. Electronic application deadline is: March 3, 2023.

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