Lecturer II in Translation

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
29 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

The Department was first established as the “Translation Programme” in 1990, and was awarded full independent departmental status in 2019.  During our more than 30-year history, we have built a reputation as a leading centre for teaching and research in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, and were ranked 4-star (world-leading) for Research Environment and Research Impact in the Hong Kong 2020 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). The Department offers teaching at BA, MA and Research Postgraduate levels, and is among the most internationalised in the region, with an academic staff comprising members from Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland, Taiwan, the UK, Spain, North Macedonia and Australia. The Department has particular strengths in literary translation, minority cultures in translation, interpreting, and translation technology.

Lecturer II in Translation (PR0824/21-22)

The Department is now seeking applicants for the above position. Applicants from all areas of the discipline will be considered.

The appointee will undertake teaching at undergraduate and master’s levels as appropriate, and will be responsible for delivery of the BA Programme’s internship scheme, including supervision and quality control of student output. He/She will also be required to supervise undergraduate honours projects and MA translation projects, take on certain administrative duties and perform other duties as assigned.

Applicants should possess a master’s degree or above in Translation or other relevant fields, and should have teaching experience at the tertiary level. Preference will be given to those with expertise in teaching general introductory and practical translation courses, as well as courses in Chinese/English bilingual communication. Experience in teaching or supervising experiential learning components would be an advantage, as would industry experience in liaising with external clients.

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year commencing in September 2022. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to service need, performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). They are requested to send in their latest teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send confidential letters of reference, with the PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resource Office (email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk). Those not invited for interview 4 months after submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Application materials will not be returned after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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