Sunday, 27 November 2011

Lectureship in Chinese area studies and Chinese-English translation, Portsmouth

Lecturer in Chinese Area Studies & Mandarin Chinese-English Translation

University of Portsmouth - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Languages and Area Studies

Salary:  £31,798 - £34,745
Reference: 10003525
Closing date:  2nd December 2011

The School wishes to appoint a Lecturer to play a central role in the teaching and development of our East Asian Studies pathway and Chinese-English Translation Studies provision. S/he will be expected to teach on a range of course units at undergraduate level with a focus on East Asian Area Studies (with an initial focus on Chinese Area Studies) and Mandarin Chinese-English Translation at undergraduate level and possibly also postgraduate level. In addition, s/he will be expected to contribute to the development of the wider East Asian Studies area. Applicants will have proven experience of teaching in one or both areas, preferably at University level. The successful candidate should be fluent in English with a high level of language competence in Mandarin Chinese; will ideally possess a PhD (or be nearing completion) and be research and/or knowledge transfer-active. Experience of teaching international students is desirable. S/he will be expected to contribute to the School's and/or CEISR's profile in the East Asian and/or Translation Studies areas.

For further information or details of these positions, contact John Naysmith (Head of School), john.naysmith at, 02392 846050 or Bob Gould (Divisional Coordinator, European & International Studies), bob.gould at, 02392 846170.

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, visit and apply on-line. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)23 9284 3421. Please quote the reference number on all communications.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

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