[Job Vacancy] Lecturer in Translation and Intercultural Communication

Lecturer in Translation and Intercultural Communication

Languages & Social Sciences

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £35,845 to £40,322 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 November 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 27 November 2019
Reference:  R190467
Release Date:  Wednesday 30 October 2019

The School of Languages and Social Sciences is an ambitious, expanding, multidisciplinary School with an established reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

The Department of Languages and Translation Studies is seeking to make on appointment at Lecturer level in Translation and Intercultural Communication from 1 April 2020.

We welcome applications from exceptional scholars with expertise in translation studies or intercultural communication and Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, French, German or Spanish. Strong candidates from Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication especially those with a specialization in industry-focussed Applied Translation Studies, Multilingual Specialised Communication, Business Translation, Intercultural Business Communication and Translator Training are encouraged to apply.

You should have a completed doctorate in Translation Studies, Intercultural Communication or a closely related, relevant discipline and a strong track record of publications and research. You should have experience of teaching in translation and/or intercultural communication at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and be able to contribute to the development of the teaching portfolio within Translation Studies. Experience in teaching translation theory, practice, and technology are particularly important. The new appointment will also be expected to contribute to the leadership of our undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in Translation Studies.

Please contact Professor Frank Austermuehl (Chair in Translation Studies) with any queries about the role (f.austermuehl@aston.ac.uk)

Further details:    Job Details     Job Description

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.