[Job Vacancy] Lecturer in Translation Studies (Teaching and Research)

The University of Manchester – Humanities

Location: Manchester
Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th March 2021
Closes: 19th April 2021
Job Ref: HUM-016473

Job reference: HUM-016473

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date: 19/04/2021

Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: Modern Languages and Cultures

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: From 1 September 2021

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Translation Studies, which is tenable from 1 September 2021.

You must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Translation Studies at university level, ideally MA level. Your research may focus on any aspect of Translation Studies. Preference may be given to candidates who work on audio-visual translation. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. You must be fluent in English and at least one other language. You will be able to deliver theoretical core courses and practice-oriented MA course units in audio-visual translation and in some of the following areas: commercial translation, legal translation, medical translation, scientific translation, technical translation, translating for international organisations, public service interpreting. You must have experience developing online teaching materials. A record of grant capture and PhD supervision would be highly desirable, as would experience of assessing translation at undergraduate level. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. 

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Karl Posso through his senior administrative assistant, Steph Holmes

Email: stephanie.holmes@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Email: https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website – click on the ‘Apply’ button above to find out more