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2951Job opening: Leeds, UK

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  • Anthony
    Apr 3, 2013
      Job opening: Lecturer/Associate Professor in Translation Studies
      University of Leeds, United Kingdom

      Available from 1 September 2013
      Closing Date: 24 April 2013
      Redeployment Closing Date: 10 April 2013

      We have introduced the title of Associate Professor for our grade 9 academic staff, which is equivalent to Senior Lecturer.

      With relevant expertise in Translation Studies, you will be an active researcher able to enhance and extend the School's considerable strengths across a broad curriculum. We particularly welcome applications from specialists in interpreting, audiovisual translation and digital media localisation, who are able to articulate innovative approaches to researching and teaching collaborative translation/interpreting practice.

      You will have a record of regular publication recognised as being of the highest standard nationally and internationally, and will make a significant contribution to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 appropriate to your career stage. You will be an excellent teacher who will contribute to the School's mission to inspire our students and contribute to a range of teaching and learning across programmes and at all levels, working to ensure the highest quality student experience. You will be expected to innovate and develop research-led teaching.

      You will be required to take on appropriate academic administrative responsibilities following further discussion with the Head of School. With excellent interpersonal skills, you should be able to communicate effectively with students in both small and large groups. A completed PhD in Translation Studies or a related field, good organisational and time management skills, along with good IT skills, are also essential. The potential to form research collaborations with other colleagues in the School, the wider University and beyond is desirable.

      University Grade 8 (£37,382 - £44,607 p.a.) or University Grade 9 (£45,941 - £53,233 p.a.)

      Informal enquiries to Dr. Martin Thomas, Director of Translation Studies, tel +44 (0)113 343 7106, email m.thomas@...<mailto:m.thomas@...>

      Details available at: http://ig29.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_universityofleeds01.asp?newms=jj&id=96692&aid=14214