U Manchester: Lecturers in Translation & Intercultural Studies (UK)

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Two Lecturer positions are available at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline for both: 13 May 2022.

1. Lecturer in Intercultural Communication

Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, which is tenable from 1 September 2023 and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person must be able to deliver courses that successfully cover or combine the study of several of the following:

  • Intercultural communication in the context of crisis communication, diplomacy, international development, international migration
  • Intercultural communication in international media production and consumption
  • Intercultural communication in business or institutional contexts
  • Intercultural communication in transnational popular culture
  • Intercultural competence skills training
  • Critical intercultural communication in social identity formation / social movements
  • Postcolonial intercultural communication

2. Lecturer in Translation and Intercultural Studies

This permanent appointment will make a major contribution to Translation and Interpreting Studies at MA level through delivery of theoretical core courses and practice-oriented course units in some of the following areas:

  • audio-visual translation
  • commercial translation
  • legal translation
  • medical translation
  • scientific translation
  • technical translation
  • translating for international organisations
  • public service interpreting

Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one other language (preferably Mandarin) and must have experience developing online teaching materials.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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