Friday, 22 April 2011

Funded PhD fellowship in Translating for the Minorities, Leuven, Belgium

For anyone looking for PhD funding in translation studies, there is a PhD Fellowship opening at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium:

Applications are invited for one Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Fellowship (2011-2014) for subproject 3 of TIME: Translation Research Training: An integrated and intersectoral model for Europe

“Translating for the Minorities: Linguistic Diversity and Integration in Europe”

Coordinator: Reine Meylaerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Partners: Yves Gambier (University of Turku, Finland), Anthony Pym (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain) and Christina Schaeffner (Aston University, UK)

Associated partners: Amnesty International Vlaanderen, Lionbridge International, Logoscript and Observatoire social européen

Applications for the position should consist of:

• Reading carefully the criteria for eligibility (
• Filling in the application form (
• A letter of motivation
• A curriculum vitae
• A 3-page PhD proposal "Translating for the Minorities": research hypothesis, corpus, methodology, expected results, timing, ...
• A letter of recommendation and/or the name and contact details of at least two academic references

Please send your application (CV, letter of motivation, letter of recommendation and/or the names and contact details of at least two academic references, project outline) by email to steven.dewallens at

Application deadline: 30 April 2011

For further information, candidates:
• are invited to visit and are asked to read carefully the criteria for eligibility;
• can contact Reine Meylaerts (reine.meylaerts at or Steven Dewallens

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