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Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:30

Faculty Position - Associate Professor of Audiovisual Translation

The Translation and Interpreting Institute of Hamad bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar, is currently searching for an Associate Professor of Audiovisual Translation.

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


Job Description/Summary:


This post offers an excellent career opening for a specialist in Audiovisual Translation within the broad development of the Translation & Interpreting Institute. The successful candidate will ideally have good professional experience and contact with the audiovisual translation industry, and will be committed to research, with a completed doctorate and a strong or developing record of publications. S/he will contribute to the development of the range of teaching and supervision, including in due course PhD supervision, through imaginatively conceived MA courses.




The candidate will be expected to take a keen interest in teaching, to be able to deliver theoretical as well as practical training, and to facilitate student learning in real and virtual environments, applying a range of methodologies for teaching and assessment. S/he should be committed to project-based teaching and learning and the integration of professional practice into classroom activities, encouraging students to analyze and reflect on their translation practice.


Knowledge, Expertise & Skills:




  • Completed PhD in Audiovisual Translation
  • Appropriate educational background in Translation Studies
  • Record of, and strong commitment to, research and publication
  • Knowledge of the latest audiovisual translation technologies, methods and techniques.
  • Experience in teaching postgraduate courses in Audiovisual Translation
  • Capacity to develop postgraduate courses that will contribute to the MA in Audiovisual Translation
  • The capacity to design and deliver a course on theoretical and research issues in Audiovisual Translation
  • Fluency in English; fluency in additional languages is preferred (Arabic, French, Spanish, etc.).
  • Commitment to collegiality.




  • The ability to offer Audiovisual Translation training in Arabic, French or Spanish, in combination with English




For Appointment at the Associate Level


All above criteria, plus the following:


  • Evidence of sustained output of high quality research publications
  • Evidence of an emerging international reputation in the field
  • Record of attracting research funds, where appropriate and feasible, and of participating in significant research projects
  • Ability to contribute to a wide range of leadership tasks at a strategic level
  • Experience of line management and staff development

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