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LINGUIST List 16.2213

Tue Jul 19 2005

Jobs: East Asian Studies: Multiple Posts, U Sheffield

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        1.    Tim Wright, East Asian Languages & Communication: Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK


Message 1: East Asian Languages & Communication: Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Date: 19-Jul-2005
From: Tim Wright <T.WrightSheffield.ac.uk>
Subject: East Asian Languages & Communication: Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK


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University or Organization: University of Sheffield
Department: School of East Asian Studies
Job Rank: Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Language and Communication; East Asian languages
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (CHN)
Japanese (JPN)
Korean (KKN)


Description:

Post/Posts in East Asian Studies
With its breadth of world-class research and high academic standards, the
University of Sheffield is clearly a leading university - but it's also a
welcoming one. Staff and students alike appreciate its friendly, supportive
culture.

School of East Asian Studies
With a history dating from the 1960s, the School of East Asian Studies is
one of the largest and strongest departments of East Asian Studies in
Europe, and combines research on contemporary issues with an Excellent
rating for its teaching. The advertised positions form part of a major
investment by the University to consolidate and build upon the School's
success as the major European centre for research on contemporary East Asia
from a social science perspective. Four main research clusters guide the
School's research: Globalisation and Regionalisation; Political Economy and
Development; East Asian Identities in Transition; and Language and
Communication. Each cluster involves staff working on China, Japan and
Korea, and the School strongly encourages collaboration with the relevant
disciplinary departments.

Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer
in East Asian Studies
Salary By agreement (PROF)
£37,558 - £42,573 per annum (SL)
£23,643 - £35,883 per annum (LB/LA)

Applications are invited for a post or posts in East Asian Studies at the
level of Chair, Reader, Senior Lecturer or Lecturer, in the field of
language/linguistics, communications and/or cultural studies. The
appointee(s) will have a research reputation and publication record
commensurate with the level of appointment. A senior appointment will be
expected to provide leadership as head of the research cluster on language
and communication, while also proving able to articulate with the social
science interests of staff members in the other research clusters.

Further information about the School's activities is available at
www.seas.ac.uk

Informal enquiries are welcome, and should be directed to the Head of
School, Professor Tim Wright tel:- 0114 222 8406, email:-
t.wrightsheffield.ac.uk

Ref. R3705

Committed to equality through diversity.

For full post details/application pack visit: www.shef.ac.uk/jobs or email:
jobssheffield.ac.uk tel: 0114 222 1631 (24hr). Please quote Ref. in all
enquiries

Address for Applications

Personnel Services
Firth Court
Western Bank
Sheffield, S Yorks S10 2TN
United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 26-Aug-2005

Contact Information:

Prof Tim Wright
Email: T.wrightSheffield.ac.uk
Phone: +441142228406
Fax: +441142228432
Website: http://www.seas.ac.uk


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