[Job Vacancy] Teaching Fellow in Translation Studies

The University of Edinburgh – Central Area, Midlothian, United Kingdom

Job Description

UE07 £34,304 – £40,927 per annum

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences      

18-month fixed term, full-time basis (35 hours per week)

Fixed Term dates, 1st January 2022 – 30th June 2023

The Translation Studies Graduate Programme, part of the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate with clear evidence in teaching in translation studies.

The appointee will contribute to teaching, tutoring, supervision and assessment at postgraduate level in Translation Studies from 1st January 2022 to 30th June 2023.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • A PhD in Translation Studies or relevant area at the time of application
  • Relevant teaching experience in Translation Studies
  • Experience in teaching and marking of translation exercises and tutoring small groups in translation theory and research methods;
  • Evidence of fluency and proficiency in English;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Interviews will be held two to three weeks after the closing date.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role.  If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.