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University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, South East England, England

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

School of Languages & Applied Linguistics

Lecturer in Translation

Employment type: Permanent

Employment basis: Full-time

Salary: £36,382 - £39,739 per annum

Post number: ZZ602151

Date published: 07 March 2022

Closing date: 24 April 2022

Interview date: 05 May 2022

The University of Portsmouth is an ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The University of Portsmouth is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Translation Studies to teach in the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics. This work will be at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Teaching will be both face-to-face and online.

Applicants must be able to contribute to a range of translation modules, and also the research profile of the School. Expertise in translation technologies is essential. An ability to contribute to the teaching of translation in the one of the following combinations is an advantage:

  • Arabic/English
  • French into English
  • English into Japanese

We are looking for a talented individual with a strong commitment to high quality teaching. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be student-centred, and have experience of teaching, preferably across a range of levels. A knowledge of online/blended learning is essential, as is having experience of teaching CAT tools, MT post-editing and subtitling.

The School belongs to a long-established global community comprising students, staff and partner organisations. This provides an inclusive multi-cultural environment where all are welcomed.

For further information and an informal conversation please email

The University of Portsmouth believes this role may be eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa. Please familiarise yourself with the requirements set out before applying for this role. If you are unable to meet the requirements for sponsorship you will need to confirm details of an alternative visa to work in the UK when applying for this role.

We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian, or from other ethnic groups who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

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