CfA: Associate Professor in Modern China Studies, University of Oslo, 100%, 3.5 Years (Deadline: 2021-06-10)


From January 2022, a 3,5-year temporary position of Associate Professor in modern China Studies is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.

The person hired will divide his/her time equally between research and teaching, and the successful candidate will contribute to the development of research, both individually and in collaboration with others in the department. The main research areas of the present staff cover broad areas of Chinese society and politics, such as China’s global relations, Chinese language and literature, environment, education, contemplative history, migration, ethnic minorities, religion and Taiwan. The successful candidate will, furthermore, participate in teaching, such as in the BA courses Chinese society and politics 1&2 and MA courses such as Research Methodologies in China Studies and Recent Developments in Chinese Society. There is ample opportunity to integrate one’s own research results in most courses. The position will also include supervising MA students, exam setting and assessment at all levels, and to carry out administrative duties in accordance with the needs of the department.

For more information, see