Assistant Professor in Translation
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Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,200 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.
School of Chinese
Assistant Professor in Translation (Ref.: 201300023) (tenable from September 1, 2013 on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. An appointee with demonstrated performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Translation or related areas. They should pursue an active agenda of research and publication that can complement and reinforce the Programme's existing strengths in the board spectrum of bilingual studies. The successful candidate should be well-versed in Practical Translation and Translation Theory. The ability to develop and conduct courses that are consonant with the curricular needs of the Programme and can inspire creative and critical reflection on vital language issues will be a definite advantage. The School values a strong commitment to the development of innovative research paradigms and pedagogical approaches. Primary teaching responsibilities will be at the undergraduate level, but the appointee will also be expected to supervise M.Phil. dissertations and Ph.D. projects. Information on the structure, the staff establishment and the course offerings of the School can be obtained at http://hku.hk/chinese/index.html.
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form and an up-to-date C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes March 1, 2013.
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