Thursday, 25 April 2013

Deadline for post at University of Portsmouth is tomorrow!

Dear all,
This is just a reminder that tomorrow is the deadline for applications for the post of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies at the University of Portsmouth. Online applications can be made at

10007971 - Senior Lecturer, Translation Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
School of Languages and Area Studies

Senior Lecturer, Translation Studies (Preference Chinese, German or Spanish)

Employment type:  Open-ended
Employment basis:  Full-time
Salary:  £36,298 - £44,607
Closing date:  26 April 2013

Interview date 20 May 2013

The School wishes to appoint a Senior Lecturer to contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching portfolio in the field of Translation Studies. Applicants will be a native or near native speaker of English, able to translate from Chinese, German, or Spanish into English. They will be expected to have the ability to contribute to language teaching in their other main language.

Applicants will be expected to have proven experience of teaching Translation Theory & Practice, Specialised Translation, Research Methods and dissertation supervision. Areas of specialism that are particularly welcome are sub-titling, translation technologies or corpus linguistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to take on the Course Leadership of BA (Hons) Applied Languages within the full-time undergraduate provision, contribute to campus and distance learning programmes at postgraduate level, and undertake high quality research / knowledge transfer. A PhD (or nearing completion) is essential.

The successful candidate will be research and/or knowledge exchange-active. S/he will be expected to contribute to the School and/or the Centre for European and International Studies Research’s (CEISR) profile in these areas. CEISR is the largest interdisciplinary centre for research on Europe and the wider world in the UK and was ranked first for research power in the 2008 RAE.

For further information or details of these positions, contact Dr Ann Matear (Head of School), 02392 846050 or Begoña Rodríguez (Deputy Course Leader MA Translation Studies), 02392 846162.

For more detailed information about this vacancy, please select this link:10007971 - Senior Lecturer, Translation Studies.docx

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