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Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:04

Teaching Assistant for Master in Audiovisual Translation

The Translation and Interpreting Institute of Hamad bin Khalifa University is searching for a Teaching Assisstant to give language-specific classes in its MA program in Audiovisual Translation.

Reports to: Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research
Closing date: Open until filled

 

Job Description/Summary:

This post offers an excellent, full or part-time opportunity for a specialist in Audiovisual Translation within the broad development of the Translation & Interpreting Institute. The successful candidate will have extensive, on-going professional experience as an audiovisual translator (subtitling, dubbing, voice-over, etc.) and will be committed to delivering high quality teaching in their area of expertise.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Undertake a range of teaching and assessment activities of language specific translation classes for the MA programs in Translation Studies; to be able to deliver practical training in Audiovisual Translation, and to facilitate student learning in real and virtual environments, applying a range of methodologies for teaching and assessment, as instructed by the Program Coordinator.
  • Provide regular feedback in language specific classes on non-assessed translation tasks
  • Set and mark assessment tasks.
  • Supervise and mark MA student dissertations and projects where these involve practical translation into or out of Arabic/English, French or other specified languages.
  • Keep abreast of and adopt current teaching methodologies and the latest language learning technologies, to cultivate best practice and to ensure students are taught in the best possible manner. 
 
Knowledge, Expertise & Skills:

Essential:
  • A completed MA in Translation Studies, or a related discipline
  • Experience as an Audiovisual translator and in teaching postgraduate courses in Audiovisual Translation
  • The capacity to develop postgraduate courses that will contribute to the MA in Audiovisual Translation
  • An excellent command of written and spoken English and Arabic
  • A commitment to collegiality
Desirable:
  • The ability to offer Audiovisual Translation training in additional languages, preferably French and/or Spanish

For a full description and to submit an application, go to: http://www.tii.qa/careers/postgraduate_program_openings

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