Job Opening: Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies

University of Surrey -School of English and Languages
Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

(Ref: 9335); Salary: Up to £50,186 per annum

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies to consolidate our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and to strengthen our research portfolio in the field of Translation Studies.

The School of English and Languages at Surrey has a strong research and teaching portfolio in Translation Studies and Interpreting, Modern Languages, English Literature and Creative Writing, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication. The Centre for Translation Studies (CTS) is a well-established specialist Centre dedicated to teaching, scholarship and research in Translation Studies. Since its inception in 1982, the Centre has established an international reputation in the field for both its research and its innovative taught programmes. Our teaching and research activities reflect the exciting changes which have been taking place over recent years in the scope of the academic discipline of Translation Studies. True to these developments, our activities now encompass ‘translation’ between modes as well as languages building on our track record in translation technology and new technologies in interpreting as well as audiovisual translation. The Surrey approach combines leading research expertise with professional relevance. We are proud of our active links with the leading professional bodies.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and innovative subject team from Sept/Oct 2013. A combination of research and teaching expertise in the area of specialist translation and translation technology is essential, including familiarity with the latest translation tools and technologies. We particularly welcome applicants who have a track record of excellence in research as well as knowledge of professional practice.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Diane Watt (d.watt@surrey.ac.uk; 01483 683779). To apply online please click the ‘Apply’ button below. If you are unable to apply online, please contact Meriem Trollope via e-mail at m.trollope@surrey.ac.uk or by telephone on 01483 689646 quoting reference number 9335. Closing date for applications: 22nd April 2013. Interview board to be held: 13th May 2013. We acknowledge, embrace and understand diversity.

For more information, please contact Dimitris Asimakoulas at asimakdimitris@yahoo.co.uk

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