Assistant Professor in Translation Studies University of Nottingham, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Translation Studies


Closing Date
Monday, 18th March 2019

Job Type
Research & Teaching

Modern Languages & Cultures

£36261 to £48677 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures based within the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies is one of the UK's largest modern language units; covering six European languages, Chinese and Translation Studies. Our undergraduate degree programmes offer language study from beginners’ level in all our languages and we have a large postgraduate community, made up of UK and international students.


Applications are invited for the role of Assistant Professor in Translation Studies based in the iconic Trent building on University Park campus. The successful candidate will carry out research and teaching in Translation Studies at both undergraduate and postgraduate level alongside associated administrative duties, contributing to the overall development of the department.


Candidates must have a PhD (completed or near completion by the start of the post) in Translation Studies, native or near-native competence in French and English, and demonstrable knowledge of translation theory. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, be able to work collaboratively and have experience of teaching translation at undergraduate and / or postgraduate level along with experience of producing high-quality research indicative of a strong future REF return.


Please ensure you upload a cover letter alongside your CV explaining how you meet the criteria listed in the role profile.


This post is available from 1 September 2019 and is a permanent, full-time position (36.25 hours per week).


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Paul Hegarty via email to Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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