LINGUIST List 21.4185

Thu Oct 21 2010

Jobs: French; German; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, U of Sheffield

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        1.     Human Resources , French; German; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Message 1: French; German; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Date: 20-Oct-2010
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Subject: French; German; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Sheffield Department: School of Modern Languages and Linguistics Job Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            German, Standard (deu)

Teaching Fellow in Interpreting and Modern LanguagesGrade 8 £36,715 per annum (pro-rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Fellow to join the Schoolof Modern Languages and Linguistics to cover teaching and related courseadministration in interpreting on our Bachelor of Arts Modern Languageswith Interpreting programme. The role involves co-ordinating theinterpreting programme at Levels 2 and 3, teaching on modules thatintroduce students to the practice of conference interpreting (bothsimultaneous and consecutive) and liaison interpreting. The teaching fellowin interpreting supervises the work of language tutors who deliver some ofthe language-specific modules and content, while delivering othershim/herself. There may be some further teaching in our other programmesdepending on your interests and area of specialisation. You will reportdirectly to the Head of School in matters regarding the interpreting degreeand work with the heads of individual language departments regarding anyteaching undertaken in those departments.

The School of Modern Languages offers an excellent environment for appliedlinguists, with well-established postgraduate programmes in translationstudies, screen translation, and multilingual information management.

The successful candidate will have a background in conference interpretingand a familiarity with liaison interpreting; will ideally speak French andGerman at near-native level; will have a Master of Arts or equivalentexperience; and will be familiar with working practices in a HigherEducation environment. Teaching experience and qualifications will be anadvantage.

The post is fixed-term with a start date of November 2010 or as soon aspossible thereafter, and a fixed end date of 31st December 2011.The post is part-time; 60% working commitment, days of working to be agreed.

Visit the application URL below for full details and to apply online.Ref: UOS001904

Application Deadline: 03-Nov-2010 Web Address for Applications:
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