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Wednesday, 17 April 2013 15:13

Lectureship in Translation and Interpreting, Queen's University Belfast

Job opening: Lectureship in Translation and Interpreting
Queen's University Belfast
School of Modern Languages

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates who have research interests in in any area of Translation and/or Interpreting Studies, and demonstrable teaching interests and/or relevant professional experience in both translation and interpreting.

Translation and Interpreting is a rapidly growing area in the School of Modern Languages with a strong research profile and distinctive teaching provision. Current full-time staff have research interests in literary translation, translation for performance, translation ethics, translation and linguistics, translation of sacred texts, and commercial interpreting.  Further information on the MA in Translation and the MA in Interpreting, as well as a staff list, with details of colleagues' research and teaching interests, is available on the School website:

Applications are invited for the above post. It is expected that the successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the research profile of the subject area in particular and to the research culture of the School of Modern Languages in general. He or she will be responsible for teaching and examining on both the MA in Translation and the MA in Interpreting in his or her areas of research and teaching interests, and will also play a full part in the administrative activities of both Translation and Interpreting, and of the School of Modern Languages. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable interest in the recruitment of international students.

Applicants must have a primary degree, with a PhD at or near completion in a relevant discipline. The successful candidate will display evidence of a high quality publication record (commensurate with stage of career) and evidence of the potential to sustain and improve research performance. He/she must have relevant teaching experience at tertiary level and demonstrable native or near-native fluency in a language other than English. All applicants should be thoroughly competent in English. Preference may be given to those applicants whose teaching interests are complementary to those of staff already in post.

Lecturer Salary:  £33, 000 - £48,246  per annum (including contribution points).

Closing date: 13 May 2013.

Anticipated interview date: 13 June 2013

Informal enquiries may be directed to Ms Deirdre McCrory (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: 028 9097 3140)

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