Lecturer in Translation and Interpretation
University of New South Wales

Lecturer in Translation and Interpretation

Job no: 499242

Work type: Fixed term / Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer

The Opportunity

UNSW’s Education Focussed roles (EF) enable academics to specialise in education and devote their time to delivering high-quality teaching and pursuing initiatives to enhance the educational experience of our students. Those who are appointed to this prestigious specialism will be expected to successfully drive educational excellence within the university’s teaching and learning communities.

The Education Focussed Lecturer will make a significant contribution to the delivery of courses in the Translation and Interpreting program, have demonstrated experience in teaching Interpreting and Translation at tertiary level as well as demonstrated familiarity with the most recent research and methods in the teaching and learning of Translation and Interpreting. The position will require outstanding communication skills and an ability to collaborate with colleagues. The successful applicant will also need to have practical professional experience as interpreter and/or translator.

  • Salary: B $107,201- $126,386 + 17% superannuation & Annual Leave Loading ( Pro-rata) 
  • Part time- 21hr/per week 
  • 2-year Fixed-Term contract 
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conduct classes, assess student learning achievements and support students in post graduate courses in line with UNSW policy;
  • Design and develop learning activities and resources, and assessment and feedback using a range of suitable approaches and learning environments;
  • Coordinate courses with multiple language specific tutorials and casual tutors;
  • Maintain professional development in pedagogy, disciplinary knowledge and minimum professional accreditation requirements (where relevant)
  • Make a positive contribution to School meetings and seminars and be a member of School/Faculty committees as required;
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others



Within your application, you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. If you are unable to view the position description please go direct to UNSW website  https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 


Steve Lalic

E: steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au 

Applications close: 11:50pm, Sunday 5th April 2020 (AEDT)

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Find out more about working at UNSW at www.unsw.edu.au

Position Description

Advertised: 05 Mar 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 05 Apr 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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