Seeking outstanding candidates with substantive research interests in all areas of research on governance. Rank open. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and a track record of research in a relevant area of the Faculty, preferably from leading research universities in North America, Europe, and Asia. Candidates should demonstrate academic excellence in one or more of the following areas: economics, environmental studies, political science, psychology, public administration, sociology, urban studies, interdisciplinary programs or other related disciplines.
Successful applicants are expected to be able to conduct research, teach, and publish in both Chinese and English. The appointees will be primarily based in the Institute of Governance (Qingdao Campus of Shandong University) but will have the opportunity to teach in relevant disciplines. A competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.
Please send application materials (cover letter, CV, electronic copy of Ph.D. diploma, and writing samples) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and mark the e-mail subject as “Name + Applications for Institute of governance”. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Additional application materials such as statement of research/teaching and references will be requested at a later stage, as needed.
About Shandong University, China
The flagship university of Shandong Province (pop. 100 million in 2018), Shandong University (SDU) is a public comprehensive university directly supported by the Chinese Ministry of Education. A member of national elite research university initiatives Project 211 and Project 985, Shandong University is part of China’s Double First-Class University initiative. Fifteen disciplines of SDU rank among the top 1% in the ESI Ranking. With campuses in Jinan, Qingdao, and Weihai, SDU has launched a series of programs to recruit outstanding scholars.
About the Institute of Governance of Shandong University
Located on the Qingdao campus of Shandong University, the Institute of Governance was formally launched in 2017. It builds on strong foundations of international collaboration with leading research universities in the U.S. and Europe. The Institute has a significant social survey component and promotes quality research on major aspects of governance in China from a comparative and global perspective. Website: http://www.iog.sdu.edu.cn/