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LINGUIST List 25.260

Wed Jan 15 2014

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Translation: Asst/Assoc Prof, National University of Singapore

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 15-Jan-2014
From: Lillian Low <chslowlnus.edu.sg>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; English; Translation: Asst/Assoc Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: National University of Singapore
Department: Chinese Studies
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/chs
Job Title: Tenure-track Position in Chinese Translation

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)

Description:

The Department of Chinese Studies of the National University of Singapore has a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor level opening in 2014-15, and we would like to invite applicants with research and teaching specialisation in Translation to apply for this position.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in Translation or a related field. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to:
a) teaching Translation (Chinese – English, English – Chinese) at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
b) providing supervision to students in Translation;
c) undertaking research in Translation;
d) playing an active role in the Department’s curriculum and development; and
e) providing support to management and professional service where required. S/he should possess native-speaking, or near native-speaking, competence in both Chinese and English so as able to teach and conduct research in this area of translation.

For appointment to Associate Professor and above, candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record of significant publications and successful teaching. Compensation at NUS is competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments, performance bonuses, a housing allowance, and other benefits, as well as generous research and conference travel support. NUS is a leader in research and higher education in Asia located in a thriving city-state and vibrant global city.

Interested applicants please send, preferably by email attachment to the application email address below, a dossier to include:
- cover letter and CV;
- statements of teaching and research interests;
- details of publications (including theses and dissertations) and a sample of your publications or writing (at least two for Assistant Professor level and five for Associate Professor and above);
- course outlines of courses taught;
- copies of student evaluations of courses taught, if available;
- three letters of reference for the post of Assistant Professor (you may ask your institution or placement service to forward a dossier that includes reference letters) or
- six names of referees with full contact details for the post of Associate Professor and above
- photocopies of academic transcripts and certificates;

Alternatively, you may send the dossier via post to The Search Committee, c/o Ms Lillian Low at the application address below.

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2014. This position will remain open until filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Search Committee Lillian Low
Department of Chinese Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
5 Arts Link, Level 3 Shaw Foundation Building
Singapore 117570
Singapore
Email Address for Applications: chsbox8nus.edu.sg
Web Address for Applications: http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/potentialhires/workinginnus/index.html
Contact Information:
Manager Lillian Low
Email: chslowlnus.edu.sg

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