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Saturday, 29 June 2013 22:19

Half-time Posts in German/French Interpreting

Two half-time posts in German and French Conference Interpreting are now available at the University of Manchester.

For full details, see:
 
 
 
 
Candidates with extensive experience of working as conference interpreters and of training interpreters are encouraged to apply for these half-time, teaching-focused lectureships in German/French interpreting. 
 
Fee reductions will be available for any successful candidates wishing to undertake a PhD in Interpreting Studies at the University of Manchester. 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
 
Essential 

• A completed MA (or equivalent) in translation or interpreting studies or related discipline 

• Successful experience as a conference interpreter, with either (i) English A and German/French B/C or (ii) German/Fremch A and English B 

• Successful experience of training interpreters 

• A willingness and capacity to engage with the interpreting profession and developments in the wider discipline 

• Familiarity with the literature on interpreting and translation 

• Familiarity with generic and specialist IT applications, including virtual learning environments 

• The ability to fulfil required administrative responsibilities effectively 

• Excellent interpersonal skills 

• A demonstrable commitment to collegiality and the skills to work as part of a team 
 
Desirable 

• An additional working language (e.g. Russian) 

• Experience of training translators 

• Professional accreditation (e.g. AIIC membership) 

• A PhD in translation or interpreting studies or related discipline 

 

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