Dublin City U Doctoral Research Scholarships: Applied Linguistics/Translation

FellowshipsDoctoral Research Scholarships in Applied Linguistics and/or Translation Studies, Dublin City University – The School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS)

SALIS is a multilingual, multicultural research-focused school with specialisms in Modern Languages, Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies, and Cultural and Intercultural Studies. Our research frequently crosses disciplinary and linguistic boundaries, and our scholarship is increasingly concerned with digital technologies, literacies, and practices in a variety of professional, academic and social contexts.

As part of our commitment to ensuring excellence in doctoral-level research, SALIS is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for full-time PhD students commencing at the end of September, 2017. Successful candidates will be paid a stipend of €16,000 per annum for up to four years, subject to satisfactory annual progression. Registration fees will also be paid.

Topics
Successful candidates will join the Applied Linguistics Group (ALG) and/or the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies (CTTS). We are particularly interested in receiving research proposals in the following areas:

● Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Second Language Development (SLD);
● Foreign language pedagogy, multilingual education;
● Language policy;
● Pragmatics and reception studies of multimodal interaction;
● Computer-assisted language learning (incl. digital literacies, multimodality, CMC, data-driven language learning, HCI for language teaching/learning, etc.);
● Translation pedagogy;
● Translation Studies (translation in crisis, workplace-based research, translation technology, HCI, etc.);
● Community interpreting.

Eligibility
Applicants must hold a relevant undergraduate degree at 2.1 or first-class honours level (or equivalent). Ideally, they should also hold a relevant Master’s qualification. Candidates who are currently completing a Master’s qualification are welcome to apply.

Candidates must also be capable of contributing to the delivery of modules in SALIS, particularly in the following areas: French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese or English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

The closing date: 19th May, 2017

Aston University job ads: Translation Studies

Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies
Languages & Social Sciences
Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Closing Date: Monday 25 April 2016

This post is advertised in conjunction with a related position as Lecturer in Translation Studies. Applicants should submit an application to the post they wish to be considered for.

The School of Languages and Social Sciences is an ambitious, expanding, multidisciplinary School with an established reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

The Languages and Translation Studies subject group is seeking to make on appointment at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level in Translation Studies from 1 September 2016. Strong candidates from Translation Studies, especially those with a specialization in Translation Process Research, Translation Technology, Specialized Translation, Terminology, and Translator Training are encouraged to apply.

You should have a completed doctorate in Translation Studies or a closely related, relevant discipline and a strong track record of publications and research. You should have experience of teaching in Translation Studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and be able to contribute to the development of the teaching portfolio within Translation Studies. Experience in teaching translation theory, practice, and technology are particularly important. The new appointment will also be expected to contribute to the leadership of our undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in Translation Studies.

Please contact Professor Frank Austermuehl (Chair in Translation Studies) with any queries about the role.