Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Translation. As the first Department of Translation in Hong Kong, our programme has a long history of excellence in a variety of fields, including but not limited to translation history, translation and technology, digital humanities, translation theory, and practical translation (especially literary). The Department is also home to the Centre for Translation Technology, which has specialized projects undertaken by Centre members. Faculty members are active in securing research grants concerning various aspects of translation history, theory and practice, increasingly with a digital component.
Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential. Preference will be given to applicants with a good command of Chinese.
The appointee will work under a member of staff as mentee to complete the research project as proposed. He/She will also be expected to teach at the Department’s undergraduate programme and participate in departmental activities.
Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year commencing August 2019, renewable to mutual agreement.
Applicants should submit a 2-4 page research proposal, preferably focusing on digital humanities, in the online application. Application without the research proposal will not be considered.