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Thursday, 03 September 2020 16:43

University Assistant with doctorate, University of Graz

The Institute of Translation Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities is looking for a is looking for a

University Assistant with doctorate

(40 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 6 years; position to be filled as of October 12th 2020 )

Your duties

  • Independent research and scientific collaboration in the research area "Translation and cooperation in times of technocapitalism"
  • Possibility to write an empirically based postdoctoral thesis (habilitation) with a focus on translation technology and (digital) translation didactics
  • Preparation of a structured overview of new developments and innovations in translation technology and digital translation didactics
  • Publications in scientific journals and/or other forms of knowledge transfer (dissemination of knowledge)
  • Assistance in the acquisition of external funding
  • Contribution to existing and new research projects
  • Participation in and co-organisation of workshops, symposia and conferences
  • Teaching of courses, among others in the field of translation technology
  • Student support
  • Administration related to research and teaching

Your profile

  • Doctorate in translation science with a reference to translation technology and/or (digital) translation didactics
  • Excellent knowledge of the theories and methods of translation studies
  • Comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge of (new) translation technologies
  • Familiarity with didactic approaches and methods in translation studies, preferably in relation to (new) translation technologies
  • International experience and (preferably international) publications
  • Experience in applying for external funding is desired
  • Experience in organising academic events
  • Experience in teaching translation studies courses
  • Openness to tread new paths in (digital) translation didactics
  • Very good computer skills, preferably with a background in language technology, computational linguistics or computer science
  • Very good knowledge of German and English and good knowledge of at least one other language taught at the institute
  • Taking pleasure in research, teaching and student support
  • Intercultural competence
  • Communication, organisational and above all teamwork skills
  • Commitment, personal initiative and proactive action
  • Reliability, resilience and flexibility

Application deadline: 9 September 2020

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