Faculty Positions in the Institute of Humanities, ShanghaiTech University

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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, US-China relations, and American Studies. 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: Chinese Philosophy, Western Philosophy, Logic, Science Philosophy, Aesthetics, Ancient literature, modern literature, literary theory, comparative literature and world literature, Chinese writing, Chinese history, World history, Historical theory, Art history, English Language and Literature,French language and literature, German language and literature, Cultural Anthropology, Political Science and International Relations, especially Sino-US relations

Application Procedure

1. Your personal resume with information about applicant’s education background and work experience, publications, research programs and academic awards.

2. Cover letter with brief introduction of your research and teaching experience as well as your future plan.

3. Provide detailed contact information of your three referees and we may contact them directly for sending the reference letters if necessary. Please also indicate your relations with the referees.

4. 3-5 representative papers or monograph (full text in electronic version)

Please send the above application documents to hr-ih@shanghaitech.edu.cn. Our Search Committee will review all the applications and further contact you if you are selected as a qualified candidate.

Job Features

Job CategoryTeaching and scientific research

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