Job opportunity: full-time ICREA research professorship at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Catalonia)

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University or Organization: Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Job Location: Barcelona, Spain

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Job Rank: Associate Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Translation


The Department of Translation and Language Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, is interested in hosting a senior researcher funded through the ICREA Senior program. Areas of interest to the Department include interpreting and translation studies (audiovisual translation, reception, localization, specialized translation, etc.) and theoretical and applied linguistics, including computational linguistics; preference will be given to candidates that complement the Department’s existing research strengths.

Candidates can be of any nationality. Native or near-native command of one of the following languages would be highly valued: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, German, or a sign language.

ICREA (Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies) is a foundation promoted by the Catalan Government and will have a call for permanent full-time researcher positions in the early spring. In this year’s call ICREA will announce 20 posts for exceptional candidates in any field with excellent leadership capabilities and an outstanding research record. Note that candidates should preferably have obtained their PhD prior to 2009 and must have at least four years of international pre- or postdoctoral research experience. The DTCL will only consider candidates whose credentials are at least at the equivalent of the US Associate Professor or Full Professor level. ICREA researchers are employed directly by ICREA and are associated with a host university or research center in Catalonia. Candidates apply directly to ICREA but require an expression of interest from a host institution. The specific terms for the ICREA contracts as well as the conditions and guidelines for application are available at the ICREA website ( Please note that any inquiries related to the working conditions established by ICREA or any general inquiries concerning the ICREA call should be directed to ICREA and not to the Department of Translation and Language Sciences.

Candidates who are interested in applying to ICREA with an expression of interest from the Department of Translation and Language Sciences should contact the email address listed below by March 1, 2013, attaching a CV and a statement of research interests. The Department will contact those candidates it is willing to sponsor by March 15 so that the candidate will have time to prepare the ICREA application.

For more information on the Department of Translation and Language Sciences at UPF, see

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2013

Email Address for Applications:

Contact Information:

Louise McNally


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