UCL Vacancy: Professor in Translation Studies

Professor in Translation Studies


UCL Department / Division: Centre for Translation Studies (CenTras)
Location of position: London
Grade: Professorial
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): Competitive according to experience, minimum £69,031 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
The Centre for Translation Studies (CenTras) forms part of the Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry (CMII).  Both Centres are also administrative units of UCL’s School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) and are all part of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, one of eleven Faculties at UCL.
The Director will provide strong academic, intellectual and strategic leadership to CenTras.  They will bring world-leading expertise in translation studies to enhance the work of the Centre in all areas – research, teaching, knowledge transfer and administration.
Key Requirements
The successful applicant will be recognised as a leading authority in the field of translation studies and be fluent in written and spoken English and at least one other language.
They will have an outstanding record of original research and peer-reviewed publication, including a strong submission for REF2021.  In addition to providing intellectual leadership they will also have a proven capacity to attract external funding for research, and the capacity to develop exciting future research projects.
They will have a proven track record of academic leadership, extensive experience of postgraduate teaching and research supervision, and experience of academic administration.
They will demonstrate a willingness and ability to assume senior administrative roles and undertake knowledge transfer work.  They will have a commitment to equal opportunities and the ability to work with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.
Further Details
A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.
To apply for this vacancy please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Professor Theo Hermans, t.hermans@ucl.ac.uk
If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Alex Lopez and Laura Mason, selcs.admin@ucl.ac.uk
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
Closing Date: 5 Apr 2018
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59
Interview date: 10 May 2018
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.
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