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Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development

The Board of Electors to the Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in 'global China', broadly conceived to include China's role in international development and international politics. Candidates will have the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and enhancing research in this broad area. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 31 January 2019.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, who are under-represented in academic posts in the field of study.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Jason Sharman, Head of the Department of Politics and International Studies (

Please quote reference UE17604 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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