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December 02, 2010

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sinology at Stockholm University

The Department of Oriental Languages at Stockholm University announces a position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sinology (ref no SU 614-2729-10)

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2011.

Responsibilities: The position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow is primarily a research appointment, although 20% of the position is assigned to university teaching and/or administration. Regular presence at the university makes everyday work ­ administration, teaching, and research ­ in the department easier, since many of the activities are based on cooperation between faculty members as well as between faculty and staff members.

The minimum qualification for this position is a doctoral degree or its academic equivalent. The degree shall have been awarded no later than the closing date for application to the position. Applicants who have received their degree no more than five years prior to the closing of the application period will be given priority. Those applicants who have completed their degree at an earlier date will be considered only if there are special reasons warranting their inclusions. Such reasons may be illness, national military service, a position of responsibility within a trade union or student organisation, maternity/paternity leave or other similar circumstances. The appointment is renewable up to a maximum of four years.

Selection Criteria: Applicants should present documented evidence of their research expertise and their teaching ability within the field of Chinese Language, Literature and Culture. Portfolios should demonstrate scholarly and professional expertise, including success in publication, as well as any relevant administrative experience.

In order to apply for this position you are requested to employ the web form linked in the announcement for this vacancy at http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies

Applications in English are to be according to the format prescribed at http://www.su.se by the Template for application for employment as teaching personnel at Stockholm University.
Follow the guidelines specified for applications for a position as Senior Lecturer.
Applicants take full responsibility for submitting before deadline a complete application according to this announcement as well as to the format prescribed in the template.

For further information, contact the Departmental Chair, Peter af Trampe, phone +46 (0) 8-164929, e-mail: prefekt(at)orient(dot)su(dot)se. For questions regarding administrative procedures, contact Magnus Liw, phone
+46 (0) 8-16 22 88. E-Mail: magnus.liw(at)hum(dot)su(dot)se.
Trade union representatives are Bo Ekengren, SACO, and Lisbeth Häggberg, ST, both tel + 46 (0) 8 16 20 00, and Gunnar Stenberg, SEKO, + 46 (0) 70 316 43 41.

The official website of the Department is located at www.orient.su.se.

All applications, quoting the reference number 614-2729-10, must be received no later than January 31, 2011.

Posted by zzhu at December 2, 2010 08:26 PM