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Fixed-term Researcher Position: Language and Translation - English

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia - Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies

Location: Venice - Italy
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th May 2019
Closes: 30th May 2019

Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a fixed-term researcher position in the area of: Language and translation - English

Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges. 

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of Language and translation - English, with a cutting edge research profile in any of the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, spoken and written varieties, translation studies, interpretation.  The researcher should also have a strong commitment to teaching new generations of students so that they can become game-changers in their own fields and make a difference in the world. 

The position will be hosted in the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies. The Department has recently received a “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the Department to Develop state of the art laboratory facilities to pursue the theoretical and empirical study of linguistic and cultural diversity. 

The QS World University Ranking by subject has placed Ca’ Foscari of Venice among the top 100 universities in the world for the study and teaching of Modern Languages. 

The Department is unique in its multidisciplinary approach to language, literature and culture, with fertile exchanges between linguistic, literary, historical and political approaches and an international outlook essential to a critical understanding of global society. 

The Department actively pursues internationalization, activating joint programmes, Erasmus exchange periods, internships abroad, encouraging publication in international journals and inviting many Visiting Scholars and Professors.

The candidate will teach classes in the areas of Spanish Language and Translation at the BA and MA levels. The expected teaching load is  2 courses (corresponding to 90 academic hours). 

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with services for new faculty. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract. 

Read the call here:  https://intra.unive.it/plapps/bandi/common/showbando?id=30904

   
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