[Job Vacancy] Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Chinese Studies and Translation/ Interpreting

Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Chinese Studies and Translation/ Interpreting
Durham University – School of Modern Languages and Cultures




Location: Durham
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 £33,797 – £40,322
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th November 2019
Closes: 6th December 2019
Job Ref: MLAC20-2

Working arrangements:The role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares

Closing date: 06 December 2019 at 12pm midday

Preferred start date: Successful candidates will ideally be in post by 01 September 2020

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures seeks an outstanding new colleague to join the School as Assistant Professor (teaching) in Chinese and Translation/ Interpreting. The successful applicant will be expected to provide excellent teaching, engage in pedagogical scholarship, and carry out service to the School. The appointment is tenable on a non-fixed term basis from 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We welcome applications from exceptional teachers with the ability to teach Chinese language at all levels, as well as to deliver instruction in translation and interpreting (from Chinese to English and vice-versa) to students on our MA in Translation Studies.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in a progressive institution.