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Job Announcement: University of London, SOAS

Applied Linguistics; Translation: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of London, SOAS, London, United Kingdom

Employer: University of London, SOAS
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Title: Lecture/Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies
Rank: Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.3380
Date Submitted: 27-Aug-2013
Job Description: We are seeking to appoint a lecturer in translations studies whose duties will be in teaching, research, and administration. Teaching duties will involve convening and teaching at the under- and postgraduate level, with contributions in teaching, course- and programme development to the existing BA and MA programmes in the department, in particular, MA Theory and Practice of Translation (Asian and African Languages). A willingness to be involved in the development of a new portfolio of courses and degree programmes is vital.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Translation Studies, Linguistics or related discipline. Their research should focus on theory and practice of translation involving at least one Asian or African language. Expertise in Chinese is highly desirable. Also required are the ability to supervise PhD students, a strong research background as evidenced by an excellent publication record, and a strong record of teaching experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills, an ability to work independently in an organised and methodical manner, and strong teamwork and interpersonal skills are essential. The appointee will be expected to work closely with staff and students in the Department of Linguistics and chair the Faculty Centre for Translation Studies.

The successful candidate should be prepared to start no later than 6th January 2014.
Application Deadline: 24-Sep-2013
Application URL:,1234341483&key=1199928&c=219860724765&pagestamp=dbhlqruuetphgewjkt
Contact Information: Professor Irina  Nikolaeva
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Phone: 44 (0)20 78984250