Lecturer in Translation and Intercultural Communication - Aston University

United Kingdom
£35,845 to £40,322
Nov 03, 2019
Nov 11, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The School of Languages and Social Sciences is an ambitious, expanding, multidisciplinary School with an established reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

The Department of Languages and Translation Studies is seeking to make on appointment at Lecturer level in Translation and Intercultural Communication from 1 April 2020.

We welcome applications from exceptional scholars with expertise in translation studies or intercultural communication and Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, French, German or Spanish. Strong candidates from Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication especially those with a specialization in industry-focussed Applied Translation Studies, Multilingual Specialised Communication, Business Translation, Intercultural Business Communication and Translator Training are encouraged to apply.

You should have a completed doctorate in Translation Studies, Intercultural Communication or a closely related, relevant discipline and a strong track record of publications and research. You should have experience of teaching in translation and/or intercultural communication at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and be able to contribute to the development of the teaching portfolio within Translation Studies. Experience in teaching translation theory, practice, and technology are particularly important. The new appointment will also be expected to contribute to the leadership of our undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in Translation Studies.

Please contact Professor Frank Austermuehl (Chair in Translation Studies) with any queries about the role ( f.austermuehl@aston.ac.uk )

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.
Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/jobs for further information and to apply online.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

About Disability Confident

A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .