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Sunday, 17 October 2010 17:28

University Professor of Translation Science

Eligibility requirements
a) a pertinent degree in higher education from an Austrian or foreign University;
b) a pertinent habilitation (venia docendi) or equivalent qualification (e.g. senior lectureship or associate professorship);
c) pertinent publications: Monographs and contributions in internationally renowned academic journals;
d) practical experience in multilingual specialized lexicography and in the handling of terminology data bases;
e) academic or non-academic professional experience is of advantage;
f) Evidence of involvement in the international research community;
g) interdisciplinary research within the field of translation science;
h) well-founded didactic competence;
i) experience in the acquisition of third-party funding;
j) leadership qualities and social skills;
k) command of the German language.
l) The main working language is English. The professional command of at least one further foreign language taught at the department is a must.

Department for Translation Science (Faculty for Philological and Cultural Studies), University of Innsbruck (Austria),
Employer profile: The University of Innsbruck is committed to increasing the percentage of female employees especially in leading positions and therefore explicitly invites women to apply. In the case of equivalent qualifications, women will be given preference.

Application deadline: 2010-12-15

Job description/salary:
The successful applicant will be expected to represent, both in research and teaching, the subject of Translation Science in general, with the main focus of research being on the Theory of Terminology Science.
In teaching, s/he is expected to also offer introductory courses within the framework of the syllabus of the department's BA- and MA programmes (Translationswissenschaft) and to supervise BA-, MA- and doctoral theses.
S/he is also expected to participate in academic administration and self-governance.
The position will be based on a permanent civil-law employment contract with the University.

Contact details:
Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Fakultäten Servicestelle, Standort Innrain 52f, A-6020 Innsbruck (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Application submission details:
The application should at least include: curriculum vitae with a description of the scientific and professional career, list of scientific publications, list of scientific lectures and other scientific work and projects, description of completed research projects including funding bodies, total research grant and duration of project, description of completed, current and intended research activities and the five most important publications. All documents have to be submitted in digital form (CD-ROM, e-mail, etc.). Hardcopy (paper) is optional.
The full, authoritative text in German (published in the official bulletin of the University of 20th October 2010) as well as additional information on the current status of the application process may be found at:

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