Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor – Translation/Interpreting

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen - The School of Humanities and Social Science

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to evolve into a world class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high end talents with global perspective, Chinese tradition, and social responsibility.

The University is featured with an international learning environment, a bilingual teaching pedagogy, a collegiate system, general education courses, multidisciplinary programmes, and a student-centered educational philosophy.

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) has two important missions. First, HSS provides foundational education for all university students in multiple areas, including general education, English language competency, Chinese language competency, physical education and fitness, basic competency in instructional technology (IT) applications, etc. These areas lay the foundation for the comprehensive education that all CUHK-Shenzhen students receive.

Beyond the foundational education that HSS provides to all students, HSS intends to become a school of excellence in humanities and social sciences, and will start a series of new and interdisciplinary programs, among which Chinese Culture is one. We welcome high caliber faculty from around the world to join us and establish a top-tier School of Humanities and Social Science in China. 

Post Specification

The School of Humanities and Social Science at CUHK(SZ) invites applications for a faculty position in translation and interpreting studies and/or simultaneous interpreting at the Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor levels with prospect for tenure.

Junior applicants should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting duty) in T&I studies; (ii) high potential in teaching and research.

Applicants should be able to teach a wide range of courses, especially in core areas of T&I studies. Extensive experience with language service shall be favourably considered.

Candidates for Associate and Full Professor posts are expected to have demonstrated academic leadership and strong commitment to the highest standard of excellence. Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later subject to mutual agreement. Exceptionally, appointment with tenure can be offered forthwith to candidates of proven ability.

The appointee is expected to commence work in the academic year of 2017-18.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK(SZ) and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable to the PRC. The appointee will be based in Shenzhen, China.

Application Procedure

Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents; a publication list and/or selected abstracts; and recent teaching-related information, such as teaching evaluations, by email to talents4hss@cuhk.edu.cn. At least three reference letters should be sent by individual referees directly to talents4hss@cuhk.edu.cn.

Applications will be considered until the posts are filled.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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