The Department of Translation sets out to provide an education in bilingual studies which can nourish graduates with competence in Chinese and English as well as capacity to think independently. One of its central features is the equal emphasis on translation as a profession and as an academic discipline. Another feature is the importance attached to the socio-cultural environment of the Chinese and English languages. The appointee will be required to teach courses in one or more of the following areas : Practical Translation, English through Subtitles, Business Translation, and Translation Theories, and conduct research. Excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English is a must. Further information on the Department and its programmes and activities can be found on the Department's website.
The Department invites applications for Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow specializing in translation studies, and preference will be given to those with university teaching experience and international publication records.
Applicants should (i) possess a PhD degree in translation studies from a reputable university; (ii) be able to teach courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in translation or interpreting effectively; and (iii) be able to publish research output with international impact. Based on the academic qualifications and experience of the candidates, they will be confirmed for appointment as Research Assistant Professor or Postdoctoral Fellow. Applicants should provide information about their work experience, qualifications, research interests and achievements, and a statement of research grant and publication records.
The appointees will (a) teach courses at undergraduate and / or postgraduate levels; (b) participate in independent research programmes and research grant application pursuit; and (c) perform certain administrative duties (such as serving as Undergraduate Advisor) as assigned by the Head of the Department.
Deadline for applications: 25 January 2021
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