Job reference: HUM-016808
Location: University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing date :15/06/2021
Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Employment type: Permanent
School/ Directorate: Modern Languages and Cultures
Hours per week: Full Time
Contract Duration: From 1 September 2021
Applications are invited for the teaching and scholarship (teaching-focused) post of Lecturer in Translation Studies, which is tenable from 1 September 2021 and offered on an open-ended basis. You must be fully proficient in English and Mandarin Chinese and be able to deliver courses in Mandarin <> English translation and in Mandarin <> English dialogue interpreting for business and public services.
You must have a PhD (awarded) or equivalent in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Translation Studies at university level, including on MA programmes, as well as in curriculum/programme development. Experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials is essential. Expertise in intercultural communication would be an advantage. As this is a teaching-focused post, contributions to refereed publications on scholarship of education, teaching and learning, or curriculum design would be desirable. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
Blended working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Karl Posso through his senior administrative assistant, Stephanie Holmes
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.