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POSTS IN THE FACULTY OF ORIENTAL STUDIES

Career Development Fellowship in Modern Chinese Studies

A fixed-term research and teaching appointment in Modern Chinese Studies is available from October 2004 for three years. This initiative is designed to provide an intensive and supported career development opportunity for an outstanding academic at an early stage in their career, and to promote equality of opportunity by helping to create a more diverse pool of potential candidates for future academic posts at Oxford or elsewhere.

The University especially welcomes applications from women and ethnic minorities, who are under-represented among its academic staff (section 38 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and section 48 of the Race Relations Act 1976 apply).

The Fellowship, tenable in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, can be in any of the principal historical and social sciences relating to China. The post will be offered in association with a College. Career Development Fellows will be able to develop their expertise in both research and teaching. They will also have an academic mentor as well as a personalized career and professional development package, including the opportunity to undertake the University's postgraduate diploma in learning and teaching. Salary will be in the research grade RS1A, of £18,265 to £27,339 a year.

Departmental Lectureship in Japanese

Applications are invited for this fixed-term one-year teaching position in Japanese Studies, commencing 1 October 2004. The principal duties of the post are to give lectures and classes in pre-modern Japanese history and culture, and in modern and classical texts; to conduct research; and to examine. Salary will be in the range of £18,265 to £24,121 a year.

Part-time Instructorship in Modern Hebrew

Applications are invited for a part-time Instructorship in Modern Hebrew, tenable from 1 October 2004 for three years. Applicants should have a native or equivalent command of Hebrew, and competence in the teaching of Hebrew as a foreign language. Salary will be in the range of £18,265 to £21,125 a year (50% pro rata).

Part-time Departmental Lectureship in Ottoman History

Applications are invited for a part-time Departmental Lectureship in Ottoman History. This is a fixed-term post, tenable from 1 October 2004 to 30 September 2007. Applicants should have an excellent command of Ottoman and modern Turkish, and should either have, or be near to completing, a doctorate in Ottoman history before 1800. Salary will be in the range of £18,265 to £24,121 a year (50% pro rata).

Further particulars on all posts, including details of how to apply, should be obtained from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from Ms C. Vinnicombe, Secretary to the Board of Oriental Studies, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford, OX1 2LE (tel. 01865 278200, fax 01865 278190, e-mail orient@orinst.ox.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent no later than 15 April.

DEPARTMENTAL LECTURESHIP IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from 1 October 2004. The successful candidate should be an established scholar with a good research profile and able to contribute to various aspects of the work of the Faculty. The post is funded by the Gordon Milburn Memorial Fund and is for a fixed term of three years and will be associated with Oriel College.

There are at present Lecturers in place in Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. There are also lectures on the Nature of Religion (anthropological, sociological, psychological, and philosophical approaches to, and attempts to define or explain religion). The Lecturer would be expected to contribute to and co-ordinate teaching of these various components of the degree, and to oversee the care of graduates for the one-year M.St. course.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available at http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/. Applications should be sent by post to Dr K. Bell, 34 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LH, by 13 April.

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.


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Cambridge University Reporter 10 March 2004
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