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Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies (with a specialism in Mandarin Chinese)

University of Stirling - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Location: Stirling
Salary: Up to £54,395 Grade 7/8, per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th February 2024
Closes: 13th March 2024
Job Ref: FAC01899

Salary:                              

Grade 7 £37,099 - £44,263 or

Grade 8 £45,585 - £54,395 per annum.                             

The Post

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship or Teaching and Research) at grade 7/8 in Translation and Interpreting Studies with a specialism in Mandarin Chinese. This is a 1.0 FTE, full-time open-ended appointment to enhance the growing teaching and research profile of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Stirling. The successful candidate will be able to teach in core areas including Translation Theory at both undergraduate and Masters levels, and also offer additional options in their own specialism to complement our existing offering. Given the fast-moving nature of the Translation and Interpreting sector, we would particularly welcome applications with expertise in the use of Translation and Interpreting technologies.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to an active and vibrant Translation and Interpreting teaching and research community at Stirling, and if applying for the T&R post, an expertise in Translation and Interpreting in relation to heritage and tourism as a research area could be beneficial. The successful candidate would also support our TNE partnerships and be available for international travel.

Description of Duties

Grade 7 – Teaching and Research

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, develop a programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in high impact journals, books and conference proceedings
  • Identify appropriate sources of funding, prepare research proposals for funding bodies and manage grants awarded
  • Supervise research students as required, providing direction, support and guidance

Grade 8 - Teaching & Research

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, establish a distinctive programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in high impact journals, books and conference proceedings
  • Supervise research students and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Design, teach and assess a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes where required

Essential Criteria

Grade 7 – Teaching and Research

Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline or close to successful completion
  • Expertise in Mandarin
  • English to native speaker standard

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of a developing publication record
  • Credible plans for the active pursuit of external research funding

Grade 8 - Teaching and Research

Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline
  • Expertise in Mandarin
  • English to native speaker standard

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Established track record of high quality published research
  • A record of involvement in applications for external funding for research and/or knowledge transfer

For further information, including a full description of duties, essential criteria and details on how to apply, please see Vacancy details | University of Stirling

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