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The Department of Translation of The Chinese University of Hong Kong is recruiting Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Fellow.

 
 
 

Assistant Professor, Department of Translation, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applicants should (i) possess a relevant PhD degree in translation or other related fields; (ii) specialize in one or more of the following areas: practical translation (including translation project supervision), interpreting, translation studies, literary translation and computer translation; and preferably (iii) have relevant teaching experience and professional qualification(s).  Priority consideration will be given to those with publications both of a scholarly nature and of actual translation.

The appointees will (a) teach undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses in the area(s) named above; (b) supervise research postgraduate students; (c) develop and participate in independent and/or collaborative research projects; and (d) undertake administrative duties.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2018, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Deadline for application: 28 February 2018

Online application: https://www2.per.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/career-opportunities

 

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Translation, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Department of Translation at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is now hiring a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow.

As the first Department of Translation in Hong Kong, our programme has a long history of excellence in a variety of fields, including but not limited to translation history, translation and technology, translation theory, and practical translation (especially literary). The Department is also home to the Centre for Translation Technology, which has specialized projects undertaken by Centre members.  Faculty members are active in securing research grants and currently GRF projects on translation history and translation theory, as well as other specialized projects, are conducted. Individuals with expertise in the relevant disciplines are encouraged to consult details on our website relating to ongoing projects and expertise of staff members before applying.

Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential; and (iv) a 2-4 page proposal of the research to be carried out. Successful candidates will be expected to teach one course during their tenure in the department, and so preference will be given to candidates with good command of Chinese.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year commencing August 2018, renewable for one additional year subject to mutual agreement.

Review of applications begins immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  More information about the Department can be found here: http://traserver.tra.cuhk.edu.hk/. For enquiries, please contact tra@cuhk.edu.hk.

 

Deadline for application: 28 February 2018

Online application: https://www2.per.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/career-opportunities