[Job Vacancy] Tutor in Translation

Swansea University – College of Arts and Humanities

Location: Swansea
Salary: £30,046 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th August 2021
Closes: 19th September 2021
Job Ref: AC04733

Contract: 17.5 hour per week, fixed term position until 31/07/2022

Location: This position will be based at the Singleton Campus


In this role you will be joining the newly-formed School of Culture and Communication in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Swansea University. The successful candidate will support and extend the continued development of teaching and mentoring in Translation through the medium of Welsh at Swansea. Swansea University and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol are eager to appoint an enthusiastic and conscientious individual to this fixed-term role.

Main Purpose of the Post

To teach translation / language modules at MA level, including CY-M04 Advanced Translation (English to Welsh) and CY-M05 Advanced Technical Translation (English to Welsh) and relevant modules at BA level should the need arise.

This teaching will take place through blended learning (a mix of online live and on campus teaching). In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to undertake marketing, recruitment and outreach duties to support and promote Welsh-medium provision across the School of Culture and Communication.

Person Specification Criteria

  1. A degree or equivalent in Languages, Translation and/or Interpreting or a related subject e.g. Welsh.
  2. Evidence of the ability to undertake successful teaching or supervising of students, with the ability to achieve high quality Module Feedback Scores as expected.
  3. Excellent organisation skills to plan own day to day activity within the framework of the agreed programme.

Further information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr Kathryn Jones: k.n.jones@swansea.ac.uk , Dr Geraldine Lublin: g.lublin@swansea.ac.uk and Dr Rocio Perez-Tattam, Head of Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting: R.S.Perez-tattam@swansea.ac.uk .

More information about the subject and school are available at: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/ and about Academi Hywel Teifi at https://www.swansea.ac.uk/academi-hywel-teifi .

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

For more information and to apply, please go to the Swansea University Website:

Tutor in Translation (swansea.ac.uk)

Vacancy closes at 11pm on 19th August 2021.