Saturday, July 20, 2013

Senior Taiwan-related Teaching post at SOAS

That's one way to dry peanuts.

Dr. Fell of SOAS sent this around:


Applications are now open for the Senior Teaching Fellow in Taiwan Studies at SOAS. I've attached the details, pasted the ad below and this is the link to the SOAS Vacancies page:

Senior Teaching Fellow in Taiwan Studies

Vacancy Number 000550
Location London
Campus Russell Square
Post Class Teaching and Scholarship
Department / Centre Centre of Taiwan Studies
Contract Type Fixed Term
Closing date for applications 15 August 2013

One Year Fixed Term initially
£32,558 - £38,432 p.a. inclusive of London Allowance

Founded in 1999, the SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies has developed
rapidly and is arguably now the world’s leading centre of Taiwan
Studies. This post is funded by a generous grant from the Ministry of
Education in Taiwan, and offers an exciting career development
opportunity to teach in a unique academic institution focused on

The successful candidate will be expected to teach on the Centre’s
existing postgraduate and undergraduate courses in Taiwan Studies and
to help develop and teach on new courses. The current courses cover
Taiwan’s history, politics, international relations, cross-Strait
relations, society & culture, film, and economic development.

You will also take an active role in administering the Centre’s
various Taiwan Studies projects. This will include organising academic
conferences and seminars, managing the Centre’s WebPages, and helping
facilitate the further development of its outreach activities. The
post holder will take up the role of the Deputy Director of the Centre
of Taiwan Studies.

For more information about the SOAS Taiwan Studies Programme see

Prospective candidates seeking further information about this position
and the Centre of Taiwan Studies may contact the Deputy Director, Dr
Dafydd Fell ( or the Director, Professor Robert Ash

No agencies.

Interviews will be held week commencing 23 September 2013

SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer.
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