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Assistant Professor, Department of Translation

Employer
Lingnan University
Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Job Details

Lingnan University is one of the eight publicly funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. Lingnan University is a global leader in providing quality education focusing on whole-person development and conducting high-impact research for a better world. Moving forward, Lingnan University aspires to become a leading research-intensive liberal arts institution in the digital era.


Lingnan University s Faculties of Arts, Business, Social Sciences, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Interdisciplinary Studies run undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes. Its liberal arts education model blends the arts, science, and elements around human and humanities. Anticipating the establishment of the School of Data Science, Lingnan University strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world. Building upon Lingnan University s existing strength in combining the best of the Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, the University will leverage its geographical strength in the Northern Metropolis and pioneer the liberal arts education model in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond. Further information about Lingnan University is available at https://www.ln.edu.hk/.


Applications are now invited for the following post:


Assistant Professor

Department of Translation

(Post Ref.: 24/61
)


The Department of Translation sets out to provide an education in bilingual and cross-cultural studies which nourishes graduates with competence in Chinese and English as well as a capacity to think critically and independently while adapting to a wide range of careers. The appointee will be required to teach courses in some of the following areas: Computer-aided Translation, Media Translation, Translating Culture, Bilingual Communication in Popular Culture, Chinese-to-English Translation, Methodology in Translation and Interpreting Research. Appointees are expected to have excellent command of Chinese and English, and experience in teaching Translation (both theory and practice) or Interpreting will be an advantage. Further information on the Department and its programmes and activities can be found on the Department s website: http://www.LN.edu.hk/tran/.


General Requirements


Candidates should have a PhD degree in translation studies or related discipline. Candidates should also have relevant teaching experience in universities and a good research record in publication and competitive grants acquisition.


Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. The appointee should demonstrate commitment to teaching and research excellence, and will be expected to apply for external competitive research grants, publish in reputable international journals in the field and contribute to the department s post-graduate degree programmes. Candidates are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching. Administrative experience will be an advantage.


Appointment


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.


Appointment will normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, may normally lead to longer-term appointment with possibility of consideration for substantiation.


Application Procedure (online application only)


Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicant's consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.


We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will start from 20 March 2024 and continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.


The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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