College of Humanities
This full time, permanent post is available immediately.
You will contribute to extending the research profile of Chinese at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to Translation Studies and [Comparative] Literary Studies.
The post will include convening and teaching language and culture modules in Chinese at all levels of the undergraduate programme; contributing to interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate modules; contributing to the MA in Translation Studies, including leading workshops on general, specialised and literary translation, and interpreting; and supervising and attracting PhD candidates.
Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.
You will have:
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures is a dynamic and friendly Department that offers teaching in seven languages – Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. We are very proud of our engaged and motivated students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have close connections with the Foreign Language Centre which offers modules and teaching across a broad spectrum of languages.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Professor Fiona Cox, Head of Department 01392 726319 or F.M.Cox@exeter.ac.uk.
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With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
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