Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s) – (2300032J)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Department/ Unit: Department of Translation

Closing date: January 5, 2024


Established in 1972, the Department of Translation of CUHK was the first of its kind in Asia. After years of development, it now offers a full range of BA, MA, MPhil and PhD programmes. Our faculty members are committed to excellence in teaching and research in a variety of fields, including but not limited to translation history, translation and technology, digital humanities, 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 concerning various aspects of translation history, theory and practice, increasingly with a digital component.

Applicants should (i) possess a relevant PhD degree in translation or other related fields; (ii) specialize in one or more of the following areas: a) digital humanities (including corpus-based studies, psycholinguistics studies, and translation technology), b) interpreting studies, c) translation theory; 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 2024, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.


Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts


Department of Translation

Unposting Date

Jan 5, 2024


Apply online here.