Research Associate in China and Globalisation
University of Manchester Faculty Humanities
United Kingdom

Research Associate in China and Globalisation


Job Reference : HUM-13778


Location : Oxford Road, Manchester


Closing Date : 06/05/2019


Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum


Employment Type : Fixed Term


Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities


Division : Manchester China Institute


Hours Per week : full time


Contract Duration : Available from September 2019 for 12 Months


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The Manchester China Institute (MCI) seeks to appoint a Research Associate Postdoctoral Fellow in China and Globalisation commencing September 2019.


Manchester China Institute Director Peter Gries will supervise your project on China and globalisation broadly conceived. You will be based in MCI’s Lee Kai Hung Postdoctoral College.


You will have a PhD by the time of appointment in a humanities or social science discipline, advanced knowledge of China and Mandarin Chinese, as well as a demonstrable ability to publish in top academic journals.


The Manchester China Institute, which seeks to improve mutual understanding in UK-China relations, received a £5M donation in 2018. It supports a vibrant China studies research community at the University of Manchester, a global top-30 research institution that boasts the largest Chinese student population of any University in Europe.  Manchester is also home to the second largest Chinese community in Europe, and plays a major role in UK-China relations.


The School of Social Scienes is committed to promoting equality and diversity. As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies


Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Peter Gries



Technical support:


Tel:     0161 850 2004


General enquiries:


Tel:     0161 275 4499


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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