Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor - Translation and Interpretation

City University of Hong Kong - Department of Linguistics and Translation

Worldwide Search for Talent 

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, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas. 

Applications and nominations are now invited for: 

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Translation and Interpretation) [Ref. C/382/14]
Department of Linguistics and Translation 

Duties :
Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD; undertake administrative duties in course, student activities and academic program management. The post is tenable from July 2017. 

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/or professional experience, 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 before 31 December 2016 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 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2015).

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