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Director, China Studies Centre (Professor Or Associate Professor)

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About The Opportunity

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is ranked 23rd in the world for Arts and Humanities (QS World University Rankings 2021) and offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse ranges of humanities and social science studies in the Asia-Pacific region. The China Studies Centre is anchored in the Faculty and is a hub for cross-disciplinary education and research. It brings together and promotes collaboration among the many University academics who in various and diverse ways work on China.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding senior academic at the level of Professor or Associate Professor as the Director, China Studies Centre to provide leadership to the broad range of staff across the University with an interest in China. The Director is responsible for leading, managing and delivering the Centre’s research strategy, and for development of a collaborative environment that effectively engages members of the academic community across the University. Working closely with the Office of Global Engagement, the Director facilitates external engagement for the Centre while ensuring alignment with Faculty objectives, University policies and external standards.

The role will chiefly involve coordinating, deepening and enhancing the University’s research capacity in Chinese Studies, ensuring that our expertise is oriented towards enhancing Australia’s understanding of this major world power and seeking to build effective collaborations between the University and broader communities both here and overseas. The Director will be engaged in understanding and building effective relationships with China.

Term and remuneration

The position will be offered at the level of Professor or Associate Professor on a part-time basis (0.5 FTE) for a fixed term of 2 years and is subject to completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. The successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications.

How To Apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and response to selection criteria) must be submitted via the University's career site. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment/ and search by reference 0081609 for more information and to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Closing time: 11.59pm (AEST) on Tuesday 29 June 2021

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.