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.
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication , The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 24 January 2022.
Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, which is tenable from 1 September 2022 and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person will teach on the MA program in Intercultural Communication. The candidate must have a PhD (awarded) in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Intercultural Communication at university level as well as in curriculum and program development. Your research may focus on any aspect of Intercultural Communication. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. A successful record of grant capture and of PhD supervision would be highly advantageous. Experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials is essential. Expertise in translation studies and/or foreign language proficiency would be beneficial. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathize with students.
Research Associate for the AHRC project – Translation, Interpreting and the British Humanitarian Response to asylum seeker and refugee arrivals since the 1940s. Languages and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK. Deadline: 15 October 2018. Knowledge of Vietnamese or Gujarati is desired.
The Division of Languages and Intercultural Studies is seeking to appoint a fixed-term (18-months full time) Research Associate to work on the project ‘Translation, interpreting and the British humanitarian response to asylum seeker and refugee arrivals since the 1940s’, which explores the strategic importance of translation and interpreting in the early reception and resettlement phases of selected groups of asylum seekers and refugees in England since the 1940s, with specific reference to non-state actors. Duties include data collection (based on archival research and oral histories) and analysis, managing the project’s online presence, actively contributing to networking with project collaborators, communicating the project’s outputs, and preparing a single-authored written output. Applicants must have completed a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. migration studies), and demonstrate experience of archival research and interest in cross-disciplinary research. Knowledge of translation and interpreting is not a pre-requisite for this role. Knowledge of Vietnamese or Gujarati is desired.
Lecturer in International Business & Management, The University of Manchester. Deadline: 16 April 2018.
Applications are invited for a Lecturer to contribute to the research and intellectual development of international business studies and to undertake teaching activities in the field at undergraduate, postgraduate (including MBA) and executive levels. The successful applicant is expected to develop research at international levels, to exhibit research leadership at the appropriate level, and to be active in raising research grant income.
The University of Manchester Presidential Academic Fellowship: World Literature, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. Deadline: 3 April 2018.
As an impressive early career academic, you’ll recognise that securing a Presidential Academic Fellowship at the University of Manchester will empower you to unlock your potential. In addition to a good salary for the duration of your Fellowship, you’ll receive several thousand pounds per annum for research support costs and access to key technology platforms. Your time during this award will be initially dedicated to research, with no or minimal teaching in the first year, and minimal teaching in the second year. Thereafter teaching would increase with each subsequent year of the fellowship. You can look forward to mentoring and assistance in winning external funding and awards.
As a Presidential Academic Fellow, you will join us at an exciting moment. In 2018 we are launching a new programme in World Literature. It will build on our strength in languages and literature, and on current expertise in literary theory, translation and intercultural studies. You will make a vital contribution. We will expect you to be a specialist in any central aspect of world or comparative literature. Ideally you’ll demonstrate expertise in non-western areas and bring to the role a strong profile in theory and methods.
To join us, you will need a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification.