Institute of Humanities, ShanghaiTech University
Faculty Positions in the Institute of Humanities, ShanghaiTech University
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Located in Pudong Industrial Park, the hub of high tech development in Shanghai, ShanghaiTech is a newly-established research university that emphasizes academic excellence, an international outlook and cutting-edge innovation. Since its founding in 2013, ShanghaiTech has earned high prestige as a leader in scientific and technological research and education, having rapidly achieved parity with China’s top institutions on multiple academic performance standards. The mission of the Institute of Humanities is to develop and nurture, within the context of Global Humanities, interdisciplinary and transnational research that moves beyond conceived boundaries or divisions, and embraces the ever-changing new horizons. We welcome academics with an international vision and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching to join us at varying stages of their career advancement. We are especially interested in candidates who have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Philosophy, History, Literature, Political Science, Russian Studies and US-China relations. Applicants should have a conferred Ph.D by time of appointment. In addition to a highly competitive salary, we provide generous research funding and extensive opportunities for global collaboration. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Institute of Humanities at ShanghaiTech University, China, invites applications for tenure-track and teaching-track positions including professors, associate professors and assistant professors as well as research fellows from renowned universities and research institutions at home and abroad.
Teaching & Research Areas
Philosophy: Chinese Philosophy, Western Philosophy, Logic, Science Philosophy, Aesthetics
Chinese Language and Literature: Ancient literature, Modern literature, Literary theory, Comparative Literature and World Literature, Chinese Writing
History: Chinese History, World History, Historical Theory, Art History
Foreign Language and Literature: English Language Teaching & English Literature, French, German, and Japanese, British and American Literature, French Literature, German Literature, Japanese and Literature, Russian Studies, Religious Theory, Cultural Anthropology, Political Theory, Political Economics, the Science of Law, Social Theory
1. Excellent academic background. PhD degree from first-tier universities or first-tier disciplines is preferred.
2. Capable of continuously publishing high-impact research articles on important or top journals, outstanding achievements in his/her area of research, or proven track record of excellent research capacity and potential.
3. High academic reputation in relevant area, or research achievements recognized byexperts in relevant field.
4. Capable of teaching at least three different courses.
Please send the above application dossiers to email@example.com. Our Hiring Committee will review all the applications and further contact you if you are selected as a qualified candidate.