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Job Announcement: University of Macau

Translation: Full Professor, University of Macau, Macau SAR, Macau

Employer: University of Macau
Department of English
Job Location: Macau SAR, Macau
Title: Full Professor of Translation Studies
Rank: Full Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
LL Issue: 24.4313
Date Submitted: 01-Nov-2013
Job Description: 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 fast growth of student intake and faculty size. English is the University’s working language.

The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Full Professor of Translation Studies.

The Department of English is an expanding and lively scholarly community with a strong international profile comprising three main fields of interest: translation studies, literature and linguistics. In addition to its undergraduate Minor programme in Translation Studies, the department offers MA programmes in Translation Studies and in English Studies, as well as PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. In translation the department has particular strengths in discourse and function-oriented translation studies. Applications in all areas of Translation Studies will be considered, but those in the area of applied Translation Studies will be particularly welcome.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Translation Studies or in related areas. Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching and supervision experience and a distinguished record of research and publication at an international level. An associate position may be offered if no suitable candidate for a Full Professorship is found.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2014.

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 for more details, and apply online at Jobs@UM at the application URL below (Ref. No.: FAH/FAP/TS/10/2014). Review of applications will commence on 1 December 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

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 circumstances.

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL:
Contact Information:  Human Resources Office
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Phone: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592 Fax: +853 8397 8694