JOB ANNOUNCEMENT PROFESSOR HISTORY OF ASIA (Paris, France)
The department of History (Faculty Geography, History, Social Sciences) at the University Paris Diderot Paris 7 invites applications for the following position from September 2014:
Professor in History
History of States and Transnational Dynamics in Asia 18th – 21th Centuries
The position topic deals more specifically with national building and political and religious institutions, including the economic and cultural dynamics at work in the complex process of norms and rules building (law, moral, religious and economic).
The candidate will be a specialist on Modern or Contemporary History of one Asian country and/or of and Asian area (South Asia, South East Asia, East Asia) and will contribute to the development of a « History of Asia hub ». He/She will have excellent teaching skills (in French) on history of Asia but also world history and historical method for undergraduates and supervise master and PhD students working on Asian areas. Furthermore, aptitude for program administration and willingness to assume responsibility for the conceptual design and implementation of Master courses is appreciated.
He/She should have the mastering of local sources, the knowledge of French, English and an Asian language, as well as a large knowledge of the area and of its political and cultural diversity. He/She will lead his/her researches in the framework of the unit research CESSMA (Center Studies in Social Sciences on the African, American and Asian Worlds) and will incorporate his/her researches within the larger framework of relationships with other regions of the world , in a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. Well integrated in the European and international research framework of Asian Studies, he/she will have the willingness to developing international academic cooperation, in particular with Asian and Western universities. Experience in acquiring external funding for teaching and research are welcomed.
Qualified academics are invited to visit the website to submit their application
Institution Type: Université Paris Diderot– Paris 7
Location: Paris, France
Position: Full Professor
Contact: Zacarias MOUTOUKIAS : email@example.com
Gilles GUIHEUX : firstname.lastname@example.org
Position description: http://www.univ-paris-diderot.fr/sc/site.php?bc=recrutement&np=RECSYNT1&g=m
Administrative informations : http://www.univ-paris-diderot.fr/sc/site.php?bc=recrutement&np=RECSYNT2014&g=m
Deadline to submit files :
19th March 2014 4PM
Interview 5th May 2014