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

Job reference: HUM-020637

Location: Oxford Road

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 05/01/2023

Salary: £38,592 to £53,353 pro rata per annum, depending on experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Modern Languages and Cultures

Hours per week: 21 hours per week

Contract Duration: From 15 January 2023 for 6 months

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Applications are invited for the post of teaching-focused Lecturer in Translation Studies, which is tenable from 15 January 2023 for a period of 6 months. The post-holder will be primarily responsible for convening, delivering and assessing a 30-credit course unit, ‘Translating for Business and Institutions 2’, which forms part of the MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies. They may also be required to contribute to other MA supervision, teaching and assessment activities on the MA programme.

You must have a PhD or equivalent in translation or interpreting studies and demonstrable teaching experience in translation studies at university level in areas of relevance for this position. 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.

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:

Name: Professor Maeve Olohan

Email: maeve.olohan@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.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.