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LINGUIST List 23.4742

Tue Nov 13 2012

Jobs: English; Translation: Full/Assoc Prof of Translation Studies, University of Macau, Av. Padre Tomás Pereira

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Nov-2012
From: Human Resources Office <vacancyumac.mo>
Subject: English; Translation: Full/Associate Professor of Translation Studies, University of Macau, Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau
Web Address: http://www.umac.mo/fsh/de
Job Rank: Full/Associate Professor of Translation Studies

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in
Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for
its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The
University is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives,
including the relocation to a new campus and the establishment of the
largest Residential College system in Asia. The new campus will be 20 times
larger than the present one with a projected increase of 40% in student
intake and faculty size. English is the University's working language.

The Department of English of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
invites applications for the position of Full Professor/Associate Professor
of Translation Studies.

In addition to its programmes in English Studies, the department offers a
new Minor programme in Translation, and a successful MA in Translation
Studies, as well as doctoral studies in Translation Studies within the PhD
programme in English Linguistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the programmes in
Translation Studies, and to supervise research at both MA and PhD levels.
Candidates are expected to be internationally recognized scholars in
Translation Studies, preferably with expertise in Chinese-English
translation, and with an outstanding research record in both the theory and
practice of translation. The successful appointee will be expected to
provide academic leadership and to contribute to the administration and
management of the programmes.

Information about the Department of English is available at:

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in Linguistics, Translation Studies or in
a related area. They should be successful university teachers, particularly
gifted in supervising graduate students, and have a distinguished record of
research and publication at an international level. Experience of academic
management at the tertiary level, will be an advantage. While the intention
is to appoint at the rank of Full Professor, an appointment may be offered
at Distinguished Professor rank or at Associate Professor rank if the
appointment panel considers this to be more appropriate to the candidate's

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2013.

Position and Remuneration:
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and
commensurate with the successful applicants' academic qualification,
current position and professional experience. The current local maximum
income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5-7% after various
discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure:
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and
apply online at JobsUM at the application URL below (Ref. No:
FSH/DENG/TS/10/2013). Review of applications will commence on 31 October
2012 and continue until the position is filled. Other contact points are:

Please see below for the Human Resources Office's contact information.

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel
Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau
reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less
qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special

*Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used
for recruitment purpose only*

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
University of Macau
Av. Padre Tomás Pereira
Taipa Nil
Email Address for Applications: vacancyumac.mo
Web Address for Applications: http://isw.umac.mo/recruitment
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: vacancyumac.mo
Phone: +853 8397 8593
Fax: +853 8397 8694
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