LINGUIST List 29.4389

Thu Nov 08 2018

Jobs: Translation: Post Doc, University of Innsbruck

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 07-Nov-2018
From: Alena Petrova <>
Subject: Translation: Post Doc, University of Innsbruck, Austria
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University or Organization: University of Innsbruck
Department: Department of Translation Studies
Job Location: Innsbruck, Austria
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral in Translation Studies

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Translation


The Department of Translation Studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, invites applications for a six-year postdoctoral position. We seek candidates with excellent research qualifications in the area of translation studies, with a special focus on translation theory. The successful candidate is expected to initiate and conduct research in a core translation-related topic as well as to contribute to teaching (four hours per week) on both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including the supervision of BA and MA theses. Additional responsibilities include service on departmental and university committees, organisation of conferences, and participation in exam setting and assessment at all levels.

The following requirements are looked for in the successful candidate:
- Doctoral degree on a topic related to translation
- Evidence of an active research agenda beyond the doctoral degree
- Language proficiency: C2 in German plus C2 in any other of the working languages covered by the department's study programmes
- Promising trajectory for grant acquisition
- Strong commitment to innovative teaching
- International experience
- Excellent teamwork skills

The University of Innsbruck promotes the diversity of its members. It strives to increase the percentage of women in its academic staff and therefore explicitly invites qualified women to apply for the position.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 20-Nov-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Assoz. Prof. Dr. Alena Petrova
Phone: +43.512.507.42465

Page Updated: 08-Nov-2018