Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Digital Cultures , School of Languages, Linguistics & Film, Queen Mary University, London, UK. Deadline: 17 February 2023.
The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, is looking to appoint a suitably qualified Lecturer specialising in Chinese Studies and Digital Cultures. Applicants with specialisms in literature, film, visual arts, or culture and the ability to contribute towards our Liberal Arts and/or Global Development programmes would be especially welcome.
Duties will include research and publication, convening and teaching undergraduate modules, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, (co)-supervising PhD students, and undertaking administrative roles as required within the Department. You will be able to develop new modules, and adapt existing ones, in line with their specific research strengths. The ability to teach Chinese language to undergraduate students is essential. Knowledge of main critical theories within digital media and/or knowledge of digital methods with a particular focus on the humanities is also essential. Evidence of high-quality research and publications in renowned journals is also expected.
Applications are invited from specialists with a research background in one or more of the following areas: modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film, and culture; interdisciplinary (text, film, art, stage) or trans-historical work. You will be expected to teach on the following modules during your first year of appointment:
- Introductory Chinese
- Deconstructing ‘China’ in the Western Imagination
- Digital Cultures
- Contribute to Culture and Revolution: Russia and China