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Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:28

Faculty Position - Associate Professor of Translation Technologies

The Translation and Interpreting Institute of Hamad bin Khalifa University is currently searching for an Associate Professor of Translation Technologies.

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


Job Description/Summary:

Associate Professors are responsible for delivering various components of the academic program in Translation Studies within the broad development of the Translation & Interpreting Institute, and ensuring that both MA and PhD students receive appropriate training in their chosen specialization.
  • Teach a range of core and optional modules on various areas of translation technologies and/or interpreting.
  • Provide regular feedback on non-assessed tasks and set and mark assessment tasks.
  • Supervise and mark MA student dissertations and projects in addition to supervising or co-supervising PhD students.
  • Keep abreast of and adopt current teaching methodologies, and the latest translation technologies to ensure students are taught in the best possible manner.
  • Participate in activities designed to promote the MA program and the Institute.
  • Conduct research on translation and/or interpreting and publish regularly in high quality regional and international outlets.


Knowledge, Expertise & Skills:
  • A completed PhD in Translation Technologies or a related discipline.
  • Substantial experience of training translators and/or interpreters, preferably at postgraduate level.
  • A record of, and strong commitment to teaching and research.
  • The capacity to develop and deliver postgraduate modules in the area of translation and/or interpreting.
  • The ability to provide language-specific translation support in a range of specializations and/or in interpreting.
  • The ability to supervise postgraduate students in Translation Studies.
  • A record of, and strong commitment to, research and publication.
  • The capacity to offer PhD supervision.
  • Familiarity with generic and specialist IT applications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and organizational and planning skills.
  • Fluency in English; fluency in additional languages is preferred (Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, etc.)
  • Commitment to collegiality.

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