[Job Vacancy] Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow

Lingnan University, Hong Kong – Department of Translation

Location: Hong Kong – Hong Kong
Salary: Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th December 2020
Closes: 25th January 2021
Job Ref: 20/187/JAC
The Department of Translation sets out to provide an education in bilingual studies which can nourish graduates with competence in Chinese and English as well as capacity to think independently. One of its central features is the equal emphasis on translation as a profession and as an academic discipline. Another feature is the importance attached to the socio-cultural environment of the Chinese and English languages. The appointee will be required to teach courses in one or more of the following areas : Practical Translation, English through Subtitles, Business Translation, and Translation Theories, and conduct research. Excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English is a must. Further information on the Department and its programmes and activities can be found on the Department’s website

The Department invites applications for Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow specializing in translation studies, and preference will be given to those with university teaching experience and international publication records. 

General Requirements 

Applicants should (i) possess a PhD degree in translation studies from a reputable university; (ii) be able to teach courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in translation or interpreting effectively; and (iii) be able to publish research output with international impact.  Based on the academic qualifications and experience of the candidates, they will be confirmed for appointment as Research Assistant Professor or Postdoctoral Fellow.  Applicants should provide information about their work experience, qualifications, research interests and achievements, and a statement of research grant and publication records.  

The appointees will (a) teach courses at undergraduate and / or postgraduate levels; (b) participate in independent research programmes and research grant application pursuit; and (c) perform certain administrative duties (such as serving as Undergraduate Advisor) as assigned by the Head of the Department.  

Appointment 

The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.  

Appointments will normally be made on fixed-term contracts of up to two years.  Experienced candidate of Postdoctoral Fellow may carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor. 

Application Procedure (online application only)  

Applicants are invited to submit their applications and resumes at our online system https://lingnan.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/18?c=lingnan by 25 January 2021. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees, including a recent employer, to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. 

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration. 

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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