Assistant Professor in Translation Studies
University of Nottingham -Language Centre
Location: University Park
Salary: £36,661 to £45,053 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date: Thursday 15 May 2014
Applications are invited for this new post based in The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies (CLAS). CLAS is a leading centre for the study of European, Asian and American languages, cultures, film and media with campuses in Nottingham, China and Malaysia. CLAS is a large and highly successful school catering for a diverse, friendly and stimulating community of undergraduates and postgraduates.
Based in the Language Centre, the purpose of this role is to offer teaching in translation from Spanish to English and related areas of language study; to offer postgraduate supervision in a specialist area; to conduct research in an appropriate specialist area; and to perform administrative tasks as directed by the Director of the Language Centre, the Director of CTCCS and the Head of Department of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies.
Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent in Hispanic Studies or Translation Studies or a related discipline. They should also have publications appropriate to an early career researcher; proven expertise in translation from Spanish into English; expertise in translation studies and translation theory; or expertise in language studies or linguistics or interpreting. Native level of fluency in English with native or near-native level of fluency in Spanish is also essential.
This post is available from 01/08/2014 on a permanent basis and the hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week).