Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a permanent position of
Associate Professor in the area of Chinese and South Asian
Languages and Literature.
Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to
competing for international scientific excellence through the
recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young
researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a
stimulating environment for career development and research
Ca’ Foscari is looking for an associate professor of Chinese and
South Asian Languages and Literature, capable of inspiring students
to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine
difference in the world.
Teaching activity: the selected candidate’s teaching activity
will include 120 hours of curricular and integrative teaching in
the first and second cycle degrees courses. It will consist in
teaching modern standard Chinese (at the elementary, intermediate
and advanced levels) examining in depth the syntactic, semantic,
pragmatic and stylistic factors that shape utterances.
Research activity: the selected candidate will carry out
research in the field of Chinese linguistics; particularly on the
modern language. Her/his research will focus on syntax and
information structure, and on the semantic and pragmatic factors
which shape sentence structure in Modern Chinese.
The position will be hosted in the Department of Asian and North
African Studies. The Department has recently received a
“Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of
Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has
allowed the department to receive additional state funding to
develop innovative projects for the creation of the Marco Polo
International Research Centre (MaP) Centre for Global Europe-Asia
Connections.The aim is to foster scientific cooperation at
international level on innovative topics such as new religious
identities, migrations, climate change and the history of relations
between Europe, Asia and the Arab and Islamic world in a
The skills and scientific interests of the DSAAM faculty members
cover a wide geographic area from Africa to Japan. The specific
fields of interest, often cross-disciplinary, can be divided into
four main areas: linguistics, philology and literature; religions
and philosophy; archaeology and cultural heritage conservation,
figurative arts and performances; history, institutions, economics,
society, politics and international relations.
The Department has strong international ties for educational,
research and cultural purposes, which result in events, research
fundings, Joint and Double Degree programmes and mobility
opportunities for students and staff members.
Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures.
Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing
on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social
Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of
international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’
Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research,
cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience
to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on
the local community.
Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and
onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you
search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your
needs and preferences with the available options.
If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided
outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a
favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the
Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0088991