Position for lecturer in South East Asian Art, SOAS

Lecturer in South East Asian Art

The Department of the History of Art and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London, invites applications for a Lectureship in South East Asian Art. The post holder will be part of the exciting new development in South East Asian Art made available by a transformational donation from the Alphawood Foundation, Chicago, in 2013. 

The post is intended for a dynamic scholar at a Lecturer level. The post is tenable from 1st September 2015. Applications are invited from those working on the history of art of any geographical area of South East Asia. Candidates with a specialism in the modern and contemporary arts of South East Asia are strongly invited to apply. Candidates should have an outstanding international reputation demonstrated by an excellent publication record and knowledge of relevant languages.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Department of the History of Art and Archaeology and will be expected to develop and teach courses at all levels, supervise PhD students, assume administrative responsibilities, collaborate productively with colleagues, and play a major role in the further development of South East Asian Art.

Those seeking further information should contact Professor Anna Contadini, Head of Department and/or Professor Ashley Thompson, Hiram W. Woodward Chair in Southeast Asian Art, SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG, by e-mailac24@soas.ac.uk and at50@soas.ac.uk.

Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for week commencing: 18 May 2015

Equality Challenge Unit, Gender Equality Charter Mark: Bronze award holder. Addressing gender inequalities and imbalance in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer

We particularly welcome applications from women, from disabled people and from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within SOAS at senior levels.

 £33,476 – £48,088 p.a inclusive of London Allowance

Vacancy Number 000810
Location London
Campus Russell Square
Post Class Teaching and Research
Department / Centre Department of Art & Archaeology
Contract Type Permanent
Closing date for applications 20 April 2015
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