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1235Research/Teaching Position in the Caribbean

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  • Anthony Pym
    Apr 2, 2005
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      > Barbados Language Society (New College of Barbados) Bridgetown
      >
      >
      > JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor & Researcher
      >
      >
      > DESCRIPTION: The Bridgetown-based Barbados Language Society, which
      is
      > part of New College of Barbados, invites applications for one
      faculty
      > and research position within its Translation Studies department at
      the
      > rank of Assistant Professor, with a speciality in social-
      constructivist
      > translation teaching and research.
      >
      > The full-time teaching load is about 8-10 hours per week in each
      > semester. All relocation and accomodation expenses will be paid by
      the
      > Society. The successful applicant must be able to fill the post as
      from
      > September 2005 and will be expected to teach the following
      subjects at
      > all levels of proficiency: Literary Translation, Media Translation
      and
      > Barbadian Translation Theory. Preference will be given to
      applicants
      > from European Countries or t he USA. Additional responsibilities
      may
      > include assisting in the coordination and administration of the
      > College's language programmes and organizing the world-famous
      Barbadian
      > Translation Rendez-Vous. This seven-day event, held at the Barbados
      > Sunny Beach Resort & Spa, is an opportunity for young researchers
      from
      > all over the world to meet and share their research in a stress-
      free
      > environment.
      >
      > The candidate must have an excellent command of English.
      Preference will
      > be given to candidates
      > with a PhD in Translation, or currently enrolled in one such
      programme,
      > although those
      > with equivalent experience and at least an M.A. in a relevant
      > discipline are also encouraged to apply.
      >
      > Applicants are not required to show a successful track record in
      > university-level teaching. Applicants should also be aware that
      under
      > current College regulations, all teache rs are required to wear
      flashy
      > Bermudas and flip-flops in class.
      >
      >
      > TO APPLY: Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae
      and list
      > of publications and research-related activities, and accomodation
      > preferences to
      > Dr. Fred Jam Aika,
      > Barbados Language Society
      > New College of Barbados
      > I Feel So Happy Av, 34
      > 1200 Bridgetown
      > BARBADOS
      > or e-mail to freddie@... (to which any questions
      regarding
      > this
      > position should also be sent).
      >
      > FIELDS: Barbadian Translation Theory, Literary Translation, Media
      > Translation
      >
      > LANGUAGE SPECIALITY: English
      >
      >
      >
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