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1236Re: [itit] Research/Teaching Position in the Caribbean

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  • Robert DeSilva
    Apr 2 4:21 AM

      The employment notice does not mention the salary range, but I had heard a rumor at a recent translation studies congress that it would be in the US$150,000 to 200,000 range and that an on-campus villa with tennis court and pool would also be provided. Could you confirm this? Thanks.

      R. De Silva

      Anthony Pym <ap@...> wrote:

      > Barbados Language Society (New College of Barbados) Bridgetown
      > JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor & Researcher
      > DESCRIPTION: The Bridgetown-based Barbados Language Society, which
      > part of New College of Barbados, invites applications for one
      > and research position within its Translation Studies department at
      > rank of Assistant Professor, with a speciality in social-
      > 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
      > Society. The successful applicant must be able to fill the post as
      > September 2005 and will be expected to teach the following
      subjects at
      > all levels of proficiency: Literary Translation, Media Translation
      > Barbadian Translation Theory. Preference will be given to
      > from European Countries or t he USA. Additional responsibilities
      > include assisting in the coordination and administration of the
      > College's language programmes and organizing the world-famous
      > Translation Rendez-Vous. This seven-day event, held at the Barbados
      > Sunny Beach Resort & Spa, is an opportunity for young researchers
      > all over the world to meet and share their research in a stress-
      > 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
      > 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
      > current College regulations, all teache rs are required to wear
      > 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
      > this
      > position should also be sent).
      > FIELDS: Barbadian Translation Theory, Literary Translation, Media
      > Translation

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