Lecturer in Chinese Interpreting & Translation
The School of Language and Global Studies at the University of Central Lancashire wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Chinese Interpreting and Translation to contribute to the academic development, course management, teaching, research development and scholarship within the School in the area of Chinese Studies.
The successful applicant will havea good Honours Degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline and a relevant postgraduate qualification.
Experience of teaching Chinese conference interpreting and translation in a higher education environment is essential. Prior relevant industry experience is also required. Experience of teaching Chinese Language and/or Society in a higher education environment is essential. An ability to teach and supervise dissertations up to Masters level, as well as an ability to undertake research and/or knowledge transfer, is also required.
The post-holder will have an excellent record of working as part of an academic team, fluency in Chinese and English with an understanding and appreciation of cultural norms, excellent presentation and communication skills, as well as being IT literate and demonstrating a willingness to develop innovative teaching methods.
Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.
Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.
School/Service: School of Language and Global Studies