Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Ireland,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 May 2022

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies within the UCD Irish Institute for Chinese Studies (IICS)

The Irish Institute for Chinese Studies (IICS) at UCD was officially launched in 2006.

The IICS contributes to the University’s strategic objectives by promoting its international profile in the areas of Chinese studies and research. It has developed a range of courses and degree programmes designed to offer students a better knowledge and understanding of China. The programmes are offered in UCD for the benefit not only of students at UCD, but also the wider community.

The IICS aims to work with the Irish government, business and academia to develop stronger educational, cultural and commercial links between Ireland and China. The IICS has successfully completed several research projects which aim to promote the Irish-Chinese academic, economic, socio-cultural connections include “Doing Business in China: The Irish Experience”, “Doing Business with China: The Irish Advantage and Challenge”, Teaching packs for Transition Year students, Short Course Chinese, etc.

Staff members of the IICS have a range of academic interests including Chinese economy and business, Chinese language and literature, Chinese culture and society, and social anthropology.

The successful candidate(s) will be involved in the following areas:

Teaching and Learning: The IICS makes a unique contribution to UCD’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes  – BComm International (Business with Chinese Studies), BCL (Law with Chinese Studies), BSc Social Sciences with Chinese, BSc Food Business with Chinese, MA in Teaching Chinese Language and Culture, Chinese language education at Irish Secondary Schools, business associations as well as the wider public communities.

Research: It is expected the successful candidate will have expertise and an ongoing research programme in one areas of Chinese studies.

95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor 2013 (below the bar) Salary Scale: €35,598 - €62,210 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 7th June 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below:

www.ucd.ie/hr/t4media/Academic Contract.pdf

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs

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