Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a
tenured-track Assistant Professor in the area of
Language and translation - English
Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to
competing for international scientific excellence through the
recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young
researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a
stimulating environment for career development and
research freedom. Our university is committed to research
excellence, funding promising researchers and developing
international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’
Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across
disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around
six global challenges.
Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of
Language and translation - English with a cutting edge
research profile. The researcher should also have a strong
commitment to teaching new generations of students so that they can
become game-changers in their own fields and make a difference in
Teaching: the researcher is expected to carry out frontal
teaching activities pertaining to the Academic Discipline “Language
and Translation – English”. The researcher will be required to
teach English from a variety of perspectives (phonetics, phonology,
morphology, syntax, lexical, pragmatics, translation). In addition,
the researcher will teach English with particular attention to
intercultural communication in the field of tourism and services to
guests and clients.
Research: the researcher will have to carry out a valuable
research activity through publications and by taking part in
national and international conferences and research teams;
furthermore he is expected to apply for competitively awarded
research grants or to take part in research teams. The research
activity will concern phonological, grammatical, lexical and
discursive aspects, as well as translation studies and the
evolution of English as a global language, from a theoretical and
applied point of view, in line with the Academic Discipline
‘Language and Translation – English’.
The position will be hosted in the Department of Linguistics and
Comparative Cultural Studies. The Department has recently received
a “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of
Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has
allowed the Department to Develop state of the art laboratory
facilities to pursue the theoretical and empirical study of
linguistic and cultural diversity.
The Department is unique in its multidisciplinary approach to
language, literature and culture, with fertile exchanges between
linguistic, literary, historical and political approaches and an
international outlook essential to a critical understanding of
The Department actively pursues internationalization, activating
joint programmes, Erasmus exchange periods, internships abroad,
encouraging publication in international journals and inviting many
Visiting Scholars and Professors.
Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures.
Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing
on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social
Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of
international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’
Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research,
cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience
to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on
the local community.
If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided
outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a
favorable tax treatment for the first years of the contract.
Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0035657