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 <>
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:
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Translation; Interpreting; Arabic Linguistics

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

Faculty of Arts, Media & Social SciencesSenior Lecturer/Reader in ArabicRef: 1129524£46,510 - £52,347 PAPermanent Full time

The School of Languages has the only major Arabic unit in the UnitedKingdom with a central focus on Arabic/English Translation andInterpreting, Arabic Linguistics and the Teaching of Arabic. It has sixmembers of staff including one professor and two lecturers in Arabic. TheArabic staff at Salford have proven strengths in teaching, doctoralsupervision 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 theSaudi Arabian Government for study at BA, MA and PhD levels inArabic/English Translation and Interpreting, Arabic/English Interpreting,Theoretical Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics (including EnglishLanguage Teaching).

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

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

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Janet Watson, AssociateHead of Research & Innovation (0161 295 4662;

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please visit: will not be accepted without an application form.

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

Application Deadline: 06-Apr-2010 Web Address for Applications:
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