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

The University of Manchester – Humanities

Location: Manchester
Salary: £37,467 to £51,799 per annum (according to experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th April 2022
Closes: 4th May 2022
Job Ref: HUM-018582

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Modern Languages and Cultures

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: From 1 September 2022

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Translation Studies, which is tenable from 1 September 2022.

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. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. You must be fluent in English and at least one other language – preference may be given to candidates who are fluent in Mandarin. You will be able to deliver theoretical core courses and practice-oriented MA course units in some of the following areas: audio-visual translation, 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 applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

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:
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Karl Posso through his senior administrative assistant, Steph Holmes: stephanie.holmes@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:
Email: People-od.operations@manchester.ac.uk

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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