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Part-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Creative Multilingualism - Prismatic Translation

Applications for this vacancy closed on 21 August 2017 at 12:00PM
The AHRC-funded Creative Multilingualism programme is conducting research on
the interaction between multilingualism and creativity, and rethinking the
identity of Modern Languages. We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work
on Prismatic Translation, one of the programme’s seven research strands.



The Prismatic Translation strand is pursuing comparative cultural, literary,
linguistic and cognitive research by tracking texts in detail across several
languages and scripts. Alongside the research, we exploring the creative
possibilities of Prismatic Translation in collaboration with school students,
translators and digital media practitioners.



You will contribute to the design and execution of the research, writing
literature reviews, undertaking bibliographic work, and providing editorial
assistance. You will liaise with our school creative writing and translation
project led by Kate Clanchy at Oxford Spires Academy, helping with the
organisation of workshops and creation of printed materials. You will identify
innovative ways to present research results, and represent the strand at
external events. You will help co-ordinate an international network of
researchers, organise meetings, and facilitate links between the strand and
the rest of the programme.



You will have a good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant subject,
excellent written and spoken English, and fluency in at least one other
language. In addition, you will have excellent bibliographic and general
research skills, and the ability to engage and enthuse others, especially
young people. Ideally, you will have research interests in translation and
comparative literature, and skill in website editing, typography and text
design.



This is a part-time (0.2 FTE), fixed-term post until 30 June 2020, starting as
soon as possible.



Applications should be made online, and you will be required to upload a CV, a
supporting statement and the names and addresses of two referees as part of
your online application.



The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 21 August 2017.



Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing.
With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have
a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer
have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:
https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

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The AHRC-funded Creative Multilingualism programme is conducting research on the interaction between multilingualism and creativity, and rethinking the identity of Modern Languages. We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on Prismatic Translation, one of the programme’s seven research strands.


The Prismatic Translation strand is pursuing comparative cultural, literary, linguistic and cognitive research by tracking texts in detail across several languages and scripts. Alongside the research, we exploring the creative possibilities of Prismatic Translation in collaboration with school students, translators and digital media practitioners.


You will contribute to the design and execution of the research, writing literature reviews, undertaking bibliographic ...

The AHRC-funded Creative Multilingualism programme is conducting research on
the interaction between multilingualism and creativity, and rethinking the
identity of Modern Languages. We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work
on Prismatic Translation, one of the programme’s seven research strands.



The Prismatic Translation strand is pursuing comparative cultural, literary,
linguistic and cognitive research by tracking texts in detail across several
languages and scripts. Alongside the research, we exploring the creative
possibilities of Prismatic Translation in collaboration with school students,
translators and digital media practitioners.



You will contribute to the design and execution of the research, writing
literature reviews, undertaking bibliographic ...
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