Job Opening: Lecturer in Translation Studies and Japanese Language

job opening - 5Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea
Faculty of Languages and Cultures
£32,862 – £47,187 p.a inclusive of London Allowance
Vacancy No: 000645

The Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea, invites applications for a position in Translation Studies with a speciality in Japanese language tenable from 1 September 2014.

You will be a member of the Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea, and will be expected to develop and teach courses at all levels on Translation Studies relating to Japanese and English as well as contribute to the Japanese language programme, and supervise PhD students. You will also assume administrative tasks, and take an active role in the MA Translation Studies programme. Applicants should hold a PhD in Translation Studies or a related discipline, and have native, near-native competence in English and Japanese.

Those seeking further information should contact Professor Andrew Gerstle, Head of Department, SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG by e-mail (

To apply for this vacancy or download a job description, please  No agencies.

Closing date: 15th May 2014

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for week commencing: 9th June 2014


SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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