Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, Department of Translation

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2019
Ref
19/30
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Translation sets out to provide an education in bilingual studies which can produce graduates with competence in Chinese and English as well as capacity to think for themselves.  One of its central features is the equal emphasis on translation as a profession and as an academic discipline.  Another feature is the importance attached to the socio-cultural environment of the Chinese and English languages.  The appointee will be required to teach courses in one or more of the following areas : Practical Translation, Interpreting, Linguistics, Translation and Culture.  Excellent command of Chinese and English is a must, and experience of teaching translation theory will be an advantage.  Further information on the Department and its programmes and activities can be found on the Department’s website: http://www.LN.edu.hk/tran/.

General Requirements

Candidates should normally have a relevant master’s degree/doctoral degree in the relevant discipline. Candidates for the post of Senior Lecturer should have substantial relevant experience (normally not less than eight years), and experience in course development. For appointment as Lecturer, applicants should have at least four years’ relevant experience.

Appointment

The conditions of appointment will be competitive.  Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.  Appointment will be normally made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years.

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to send their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format).  Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references.  Please specify the post you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site : http://www.LN.edu.hk.  Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search.  We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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