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LINGUIST List 19.1571

Thu May 15 2008

Support: Various Langs & Translation: Open Student, University of Leeds

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        1.    Anthony Hartley, Various Languages & Multimedia Translation: Open Student, University of Leeds UK, United Kingdom


Message 1: Various Languages & Multimedia Translation: Open Student, University of Leeds UK, United Kingdom
Date: 15-May-2008
From: Anthony Hartley <a.hartleyleeds.ac.uk>
Subject: Various Languages & Multimedia Translation: Open Student, University of Leeds UK, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: University of Leeds UK
Department: Centre for Translation Studies
Web Address: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cts

Level: Open

Duties: Research,Project Work

Job Rank: Open

Specialty Areas: Translation
Multimedia Translation
Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German, Standard (deu)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Centre for Translation Studies is offering a bursary to a suitably qualified
student who presents a convincing proposal for research into some aspect of
multimedia translation. The bursary covers registration fees at the UK/EU rate
and a stipend of £8,000 per annum. The successful candidate will be expected to
contribute to the EU-funded eCoLoMedia project, which is creating training
materials for multimedia translation. Initial funding is for a two-year period
(leading to a research Masters), but an appointee who progresses well will be
considered for three-year funding leading to a PhD.

You are expected to have: a strong academic or professional background in
translation, preferably multimedia translation, and native or near-native
competence in English. You will have good passive skills in two of French,
German and Spanish. You will have some experience of using software for
subtitling and/or localization and/or translation memory. Preference will be
given to candidates with teaching experience and good editing skills in English.

Applications Deadline: 12-Jun-2008

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Mrs Karen Priestley
        Michael Sadler Building G35
        University of Leeds
        Leeds LS2 9JT
        United Kingdom

Web Address for Applications: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/students/apply_research.htm

Contact Information:
        Ms Alina Secara
        lnp3asleeds.ac.uk


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