[Vacancy] Senior Lecturer / Lecturer / Associate Lecturer in Interpreting Studies

Job TitleSenior Lecturer / Lecturer / Associate Lecturer

LocationJohannesburg,ZA

Organization NameInterpreting Studies – School of Literature, Language and Media

 

Brief Description

The School of Literature, Language and Media is seeking to employ a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer or Associate Lecturer in Interpreting Studies. Candidates should have experience in training liaison, consecutive and simultaneous interpreters, have native or near native competence in English and at least one other language, preferably two, and be able to handle training across a range of language combinations

 

Requirements for the position of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer:
• PhD in Interpreting
• Teaching experience in the field
• Working languages: English plus another South African language, French, Portuguese, and/or SASL

AIIC accreditation will be an advantage.

 

Requirements for the position of Associate Lecturer:
• MA in Interpreting
• Teaching experience in the field
• Working languages: English plus another South African language, French, Portuguese, and/or SASL.A candidate for the Associate Lecturer position will be required to register (or be registered) for a PhD.

 

The successful applicant will be required to:
• teach the theory and practice of interpreting at postgraduate level;
• develop and modify the interpreting curriculum as needed;
• be involved in the development of the field and in the professional interpreting environment;
• be keen to advance the discipline;
• supervise postgraduate students;
• participate in the administration of the department and at School level; and
• take part in the intellectual life of the School and University.

Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience.

START DATE: As soon as possible

 

How To Apply

Submit a letter of motivation, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses)

Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”

External applicants are invited to apply, by registering profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.

The University is committed to employment equity.  Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.  The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.

Closing Date: 3rd March 2017

Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.  The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.

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