Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Translation and Interpretation City University of Hong Kong, Department of Linguistics and Translation

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Translation and Interpretation) in the Department of Linguistics and Translation [Ref. C/436/09]

 

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

 

Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

 

Duties

 

Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; undertake administrative duties in course development, student activities and academic program management; and conduct quality research.

 

Requirements

 

A PhD in Translation Studies or related disciplines. Ability to undertake research and teaching in Translation and Interpretation, particularly in the following areas: translation theories and methodologies, literary criticism, bilingual literature, cross-cultural studies, legal translation, and consecutive and simultaneous interpretation is required. Excellent teaching and professional experience with international exposure and establishment, strong research and administrative ability, and a proven record of publications are preferred.

 

Salary and Conditions of Service

 

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.


Information and Application

 

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

 

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office. Applications and nominations received by 30 November 2017 will receive full consideration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

 

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

 

Worldwide recognition ranking 49th (QS survey 2017/18), and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016/17); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).


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