[Job Vacancy] Full Professor of Language and Translation: English Language

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia – Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies

Location: Venice – Italy
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th June 2023
Closes: 27th July 2023

Ca’ Foscari is a research-intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a Full Professor of “Language and Translation: English Language” with a cutting-edge research profile. The researcher should also have a strong commitment to teaching new generations of students so that they can become game-changers in their own fields and make a difference in the world.

Teaching duties and research:

the Professor will be required to teach courses within the L/LIN 12 academic discipline ( “Language and Translation: English Language”), at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as PhD courses, in accordance with the needs of the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies. The Professor will teach courses for a minimum of 120 teaching hours and will coordinate and supervise the activities of Foreign Language Assistants, according to the current regulations.

The candidate will have to contribute to the consolidation and development of research in the areas of the academic discipline L-LIN/12, with particular reference to synchronic and diachronic aspects of English language from a stylistic and multimodal perspective, discourse analysis and specialised languages. The candidate must also commit to publishing and promoting research projects at national and international level consistent with the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies’s Project of Excellence 2023-27, particularly in the field of research on the linguistic adaptation of discourse genres with respect to new multimodal practices and transformations of socio-political and cultural contexts.

The Department actively pursues internationalization, activating joint programmes, Erasmus exchange periods, internships abroad, encouraging publication in international journals and inviting many Visiting Scholars and Professors.

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favourable tax treatment for the first years of the contract.