CUHK: Associate Professors/Assistant Professors

cuhkChinese University of Hong Kong

Reference no.: 1516/223(737)/2
Closing date: 3 May 2016
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. (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 areas 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 2016, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.
[Note: Those who have applied for the positions under a previous advertisement (Ref. no. 1516/145/2) are under consideration and need not re-apply in this instance.]
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees.
The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.
Application forms are obtainable
(a) at; or
(b) in person/by mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope from the Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong.
Please send the completed application form and/or full curriculum vitae, together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers, and names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the Personnel Office by post or by fax to (852) 3942 0947 by the closing date.
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