Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Lectureship at Portsmouth in Translation Studies and Technical/Professional Communication

Some of our readers may be interested in this post at Portsmouth:


School of Languages and Area Studies

Lecturer, Translation Studies and Technical/Professional Communication
Closing date: 27 May 2011

The School wishes to appoint a Lecturer to contribute to a range of programmes across the School, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Applicants will be expected to have proven experience of teaching in the areas of Translation Studies and Technical/Professional Communication at university level.

We are looking for a versatile individual with the following skill set; fluency in a foreign language, professional translation experience, expertise in translation technologies (CAT tools) and in technical and professional writing.

Applicants should possess a PhD (or be nearing completion) in translation and/or technical communication. The capacity to teach both in classroom and online environments will be an advantage. The successful candidate will also be research and/or knowledge transfer-active and will be expected to contribute to the profile of the School and/or CEISR [the research centre for European and International Studies] in these areas.

For further information or details of this position, contact John Naysmith (Head of School), john.naysmith at port.ac.uk, +44 2392 846050 or Ian Kemble (Postgraduate Programmes Coordinator), ian.kemble at port.ac.uk, +44 2392 846220. Salary and deadline details here. A job description and person specification are available here.

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