Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Translation Studies
(Reference No.: FAH/ENGL/FAAP/08/2018)
The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Translation Studies.
The Department of English is an established and distinguished multinational, scholarly community. Apart from an undergraduate degree in English Studies, the Department of English offers a Minor programme in Translation Studies. At the postgraduate level, the Department offers an MA in Translation Studies, an MA in English Studies, and an MA in Second Language Acquisition (delivered with the Departments of Portuguese and Chinese). There are two PhD areas, in (i) English Literary Studies and (ii) English Linguistics, both of which include PhD research in Translation Studies. In addition, the Department of English is home to the Centre for Studies in Translation, Interpreting and Cognition (http://cstic.umac.mo) and a state-of-the-art Cognitive Laboratory. The Department also contributes courses to a General Education programme. One of the prime aims of the Department is to recruit staff who will be able to teach and research in one or more areas of translation.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Translation Studies or in related disciplines, teaching experience at tertiary level and a track record of quality research publications appropriate to any of the ranks of the Full/Associate/Assistant Professors. Applicants for the position should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, a willingness to provide services to the Department and the University, and an interest in researching languages and translation in the Macao context.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2019.
Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicant’s academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/career for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref No.: FAH/ENGL/FAAP/08/2018). When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. ‘Research Work/Publication’). Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.
Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +853 8822 8553; Fax: +853 8822 2412
The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.
***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**
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