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 Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow:


 24 October 2009 | visits 510


Chinese Buddhism

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Vacancy Reference No: GU05734  

Salary: £27,183-£35,469

Limit of tenure applies*

The Department of East Asian Studies in the University of Cambridge seeks to appoint a postdoctoral fellow in Chinese Buddhism. Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in any relevant subject area relating to the Buddhist tradition in pre-modern China. The successful candidate is expected to have a proven record of original research and an advanced proficiency in classical and literary Chinese. He or she must be able to take up the appointment on 1st April 2009 and have a PhD well in hand when taking up the position. In addition to conducting research, the post-holder will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching in Chinese history, classical and literary Chinese texts and graduate seminars.

Applications should include a covering letter describing relevant research experience to date, a CV, two samples of academic writing, a completed PD18 form (Parts 1 and 3) and two academic references, which should be sent to:

Mrs Mary Howe

Faculty Administrator

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Sidgwick Avenue

Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Tel: altaltalt01223 335107

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Informal enquiries about this post should be directed to Prof. Roel Sterckx,

email :

* Limit of tenure: 3 years

Closing date: 20 November 2009. Planned Interview dates: 1 December 2009.

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