Ghent U: French Language, Culture & Society (Belgium)

“JobAssistant Professor in specialised translation from and into French, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. Deadline: 18 March 2021.

The Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of Ghent University offers a Bachelor degree in Applied Language Studies, three one-year Masters degrees (Translation, Interpreting, Multilingual Communication), one two-year Master of Education and a one-year postgraduate degree in Computer-Assisted Language Mediation. We have a vacancy for an assistant professor (tenure track) in specialised translation, whose appointment will include academic teaching, academic research and academic services in the field of French language, culture and society.

You will be required to lecture on the French language and society, as well as translation between the French and Dutch languages (legal translation, in particular). You will be conducting research in the field of specialised translation from and into French, within the context of the TRACE research group. TRACE favours an interdisciplinary approach to Translation Studies and studies the cultural and societal processes involved in translation.