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Lecturer, Department of Translation

Employer
Lingnan University
Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

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:


Department of Translation

Part-time Lecturer

(Post Ref.: 24/98
)


The Department of Translation sets out to provide an education in bilingual studies which nourish graduates with competence in Chinese and English as well as capacity to think independently. One of its central features is the equal emphasis on translation as a profession and as an academic discipline. Another feature is the importance attached to the socio-cultural environment of the Chinese and English languages. The appointee will be required to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: (1) Computer-aided Translation, (2) Translation and Creative Industries, (3) Journalistic Translation or (4) Legal Translation. Excellent command of Chinese and English is a must, and competence in both Cantonese and Putonghua 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 preferably have a doctoral degree in Translation Studies or related disciplines. Applicants with an MA degree, equipped with substantial teaching or industry experience would also be actively considered.


Appointment


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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 15 October 2023 and continue until the posts are filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.


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


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