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LINGUIST List 20.3572

Thu Oct 22 2009

Jobs: Translation (Chinese-Portuguese): Full/Assoc Prof, U of Macau

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        1.    Katrina Wong, Translation and Interpreting (Chinese-Portuguese): Full Professor/Associate Professor, University of Macau, China

Message 1: Translation and Interpreting (Chinese-Portuguese): Full Professor/Associate Professor, University of Macau, China
Date: 20-Oct-2009
From: Katrina Wong <vacancyumac.mo>
Subject: Translation and Interpreting (Chinese-Portuguese): Full Professor/Associate Professor, University of Macau, China
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: Department of Portguese
Job Location: Taipa, Macau
Web Address: http://www.umac.mo
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation; Interpreting

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Portuguese (por)


The University of Macau is a government-funded institution located in the
Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The
Department of Portuguese of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
has a teaching staff of 30 members, including speakers of both European
Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. The Department offers an undergraduate
degree in Portuguese Studies, concentrating on Portuguese as a Foreign
Language, and with selected disciplines in Interpretation and Translation,
Foreign Language Pedagogy, Literary Studies and History. Also at the
undergraduate level, the Department teaches Portuguese Language within the
Faculty of Law, and offers elective courses in Portuguese as a Foreign
Language to students from all Faculties of the University of Macau. At the
postgraduate level, the Department of Portuguese offers two Masters
programmes (the Masters in Portuguese Language and Culture and the Masters
in Translation Studies), and PhD studies in Portuguese Linguistics.

The Department of Portuguese invites applications for Full Professor/
Associate Professor in Translation and Interpreting (Chinese-Portuguese)

Applicants must be native speakers of Portuguese or full Portuguese-Chinese
bilinguals, and must hold a PhD degree in the area of translation studies.
A research and publication profile in translation/interpretation of
international merit, practical experience in the translation/interpreting
area and university teaching experience are essential qualifications.
Applicants must also have administration experience at the appropriate
level and demonstrable leadership qualities. Additional qualifications and
experience in the teaching of Portuguese as a Foreign Language will be an

Applicants for the rank of Associate Professor must have a distinguished
record of research and publication. Applicants for the rank of Full
Professor must have both a prominent profile of academic involvement and an
outstanding record of publication at an international level. The appointee
will be required to teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate
levels, provide postgraduate dissertation supervision and conduct research
in her/his area of specialization. The selected candidate is expected to
assume duty in September 2010.

Position and Taxable Annual Salary
The position offered and taxable salary level shall be determined according
to the appointee's academic qualifications, current position, and
professional experience. For details about the 'Terms of Academic
Appointment', please refer to:

Full Professor: MOP759,920 - MOP826,000
Associate Professor: MOP660,800 - MOP743,400
(USD1 approx. = MOP8)

Application Procedure
The Application package must include 1) a current curriculum vitae in
English; 2) 3 letters of recommendation; 3) teaching evaluations of the
last three years; 4) academic certificates and 5) graduate transcripts.

Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, apply
ONLINE at https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment on or before December 30, 2009.

The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate.
Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower
position under special circumstances. Personal data provided by applicants
will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.

Application Deadline: 30-Dec-2009

Email Address for Applications: vacancyumac.mo
Web Address for Applications: http://www.umac.mo/vacancy
Contact Information:
Human Resources Section
Email: vacancyumac.mo

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