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Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Arctic Social Science

Liaocheng University
Closing date
Jun 12, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Liaocheng University (LCU), a provincial comprehensive university, is located in Liaocheng City, Shandong Province, China. Liaocheng City is a national historical and cultural city known as the “Water City North of the Yangtze River”.  


LCU has 25 colleges, 88 undergraduate degree programs, 93 master degree programs and 5 professional master degree programs. LCU has 2,150 full-time faculty members and employs professors and instructors from Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Canada, the UK, the United States and other countries.


Artic Studies Center in LCU is the first institution focusing research on Arctic Social Sciences in China. We are looking for 2-3 energetic, passionate, experienced scholars to join our academic team to develop high quality research professionals in this newly-established department.


Candidates are expected to contribute significantly to the Faculty development, including teaching, research, community service and other assigned work. Successful candidates will be responsible for developing and teaching courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and engaging actively in research and academic activities. Qualifications are describe as following:


  • Candidates should possess a PhD degree in archaeology, anthropology, history, native studies, art history, religious studies, politics and economics, international relations or other social science subjects.
  • The geographic research regions are limited to Arctic and Subarctic areas such as Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Siberia, Northern Europe, and other relevant areas.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate strong expertise and accomplishments at international level in their respective discipline, e.g. record of publishing.
  • Excellent commitment to the teamwork of the Faculty and University.

The positions will remain open until filled. Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of submission. The successful candidate is expected to assume the position in September 2018.


Please submit a cover letter and your CV (resume) including names and contact information of three references by email to:   


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