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Employment Opportunity


24 May 2012

LECTURESHIPS MODERN CHINESE HISTORY (2 POSITIONS) SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
AND THE CHINA STUDIES CENTRE
REFERENCE NO. 1339/0711
--Join a team of internationally renowned scholars

--One opportunity at Lecturer (Academic level B) and one at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Academic level B or level C)

--Full-time and continuing roles with attractive remuneration

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students.

The University of Sydney's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history of intellectual rigour and offers a vibrant research and teaching environment.

TheSchool of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI)is one of five schools in the Faculty, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.


The Department of History at the University of Sydney, founded in 1891, is a leading centre for research and teaching offering a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study in many fields including American, Chinese, Australian, and Medieval, Early Modern and Modern European history.


The University's China Studies Centre and its Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences' Department of History seek to make two appointments in Modern Chinese History, one Lecturer (Level B) and one Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Level C). The appointees will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and undertake research. They will be expected to have expertise in 19th and 20th Century Chinese history. Applicants should have taught at university level, have an established record of research on Modern Chinese History and have demonstrated administrative skills. The applicants will be expected also to work with theChina Studies Centre.


Remuneration package Lecturer: $104,644 to $124,263 p.a. (which includes a base salary Level B $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).


Remuneration package Senior Lecturer: $128,185 to $147,672 p.a. (which includes a base salary Level C $108,318 to $124,898 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/positions and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.


CLOSING DATE: 28 June 2012 (11:30pm, Sydney time)


The University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged.

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