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LINGUIST List 21.1464

Thu Mar 25 2010

Jobs: Arabic/English Translation: Senior Lecturer, U of Salford

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        1.    Heather Craddock, Arabic/English Translation & Interpreting; Arabic Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of Salford, United Kingdom

Message 1: Arabic/English Translation & Interpreting; Arabic Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of Salford, United Kingdom
Date: 25-Mar-2010
From: Heather Craddock <hcraddockadsfab.com>
Subject: Arabic/English Translation & Interpreting; Arabic Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of Salford, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Salford
Department: Faculty of Arts, Media & Social Sciences
Job Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.languages.salford.ac.uk/
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Translation; Interpreting; Arabic Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            English (eng)

Description:

Faculty of Arts, Media & Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer/Reader in Arabic
Ref: 1129524
£46,510 - £52,347 PA
Permanent Full time

The School of Languages has the only major Arabic unit in the United
Kingdom with a central focus on Arabic/English Translation and
Interpreting, Arabic Linguistics and the Teaching of Arabic. It has six
members of staff including one professor and two lecturers in Arabic. The
Arabic staff at Salford have proven strengths in teaching, doctoral
supervision and research.

Following its success in the 2008 RAE in Linguistics and European Studies,
the University of Salford School of Languages has now been approved by the
Saudi Arabian Government for study at BA, MA and PhD levels in
Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting, Arabic/English Interpreting,
Theoretical Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics (including English
Language Teaching).

Staff in the Arabic section at Salford are active and experienced
researchers. In the most recent RAE exercise, three members of the Arabic
section were entered under the University of Salford Linguistic submission,
which scored an overall result of 2.1 (equivalent to 5* in the 2001 RAE
submission). In recent years, the Arabic section has hosted numerous
conferences and other events dealing with Arabic linguistics and
Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting.

The School would now like to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Reader in Arabic to
maintain and enhance the staffing level within Arabic.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Janet Watson, Associate
Head of Research & Innovation (0161 295 4662; j.c.e.watsonsalford.ac.uk)
or Dr Paul Rowlett, Head of School (0161 295 4131; p.a.rowlettsalford.ac.uk).

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please visit:
http://www.hr.salford.ac.uk/
CVs will not be accepted without an application form.

At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to
promoting equality and diversity. We aim to have a more diverse workforce
at all levels of the institution and particularly welcome applications from
people from minority ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities, who
are under-represented in our workforce.

Application Deadline: 06-Apr-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://www.hr.salford.ac.uk
Contact Information:
Human Resources Human Resources
Email: HRsalford.ac.uk

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