[Job Vacancy] Senior Lecturer (Scientific Teaching), Translation Studies

Location: Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
Salary: The basic salary of EUR 4,752,30
Closing date: 1 Oct 2024

Contract Type: Fixed Term
Hours: Part Time

58 Centre for Translation Studies
Startdate: 01.02.2025 | Working hours: 20 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc)
Limited until: 31.01.2029
Reference no.: 2664

In case of positive evaluation at the end of the fixed-term period of 4 years, the position will be changed to a permanent position. 

Do you enjoy working with young people, are you curious, and do you want to pass on your knowledge? As a Senior Lecturer, you play a crucial role in educating students. In addition to providing a solid academic education, we also place special emphasis on the personal development of students. We support students in developing curiosity and critical thinking, thereby creating a solid foundation for the professional challenges of the next generation.

Your workplace

The Centre for Translation Studies has a staff of about 150 researchers and teachers and 10 employees in administration. Research at the Centre focuses on two key research areas: 1) technologies and socio-cognitive processes in translation and interpreting, and 2) translation and interpreting in social, institutional and media contexts. The Centre offers the following study programmes: Bachelor’s programme “Transcultural Communication”, Master’s programme “Translation” and Master’s programme “Multilingual Technologies”, with 14 languages and currently some 2000 students.

Job description

Your contract includes research-based teaching in our BA and MA programmes (BA Transcultural Communication, MA Translation and MA Multilingual Technologies) with a focus on machine translation.

Extent of employment: 20.00 hours/week, which include a teaching assignment of 14 hours scientific classes on average per year.

In the case of a positive evaluation at the end of the fixed-term period of 4 years, the position will be given a permanent contract.

Your future tasks

  • You hold courses on BA and MA level
  • You contribute to the (further) development of course and examination formats.
  • We expect you to continuously integrate the current state of research into your teaching, to participate in didactic trainings and to conduct research during periods without courses.
  • You will take on administrative tasks, especially in the administration of teaching.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Sonja Pöllabauer (sonja.poellabauer@univie.ac.at)

​Application deadline: 10/01/2024

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