One adjunct position in Chinese-English and English-Chinese Translation and Interpreting (Application Deadline: August 18, 2021)


The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Taiwan University announces one adjunct position in Chinese-English and English-Chinese Translation and Interpreting. Initial appointment will begin on August 1, 2022.

Minimum Qualifications:  

  1. MA (or above) in Translation, Conference Interpreting, Translation and Interpreting, or related fields
  2. Two years of university teaching experience
  3. At least one academic book (including MA or PhD thesis) or two academic papers, all of which must be published after August 2017

Teaching Load: a minimum of six hours, including one Translation course (翻譯與習作) and another Translation or Interpreting course

Salary and Rank: Adjunct faculty members are paid by the hour at 735NTD (approximately 26USD; subject to exchange rates) for Assistant Professors and 670NTD (approximately 23USD; subject to exchange rates) for Lecturers (subject to 18% income tax for those who hold a foreign passport and reside in Taiwan less than 183 days in a calendar year).

Application Deadline: 5:00 pm, August 18, 2021, local time

How to Apply: Applicants should email the completed application form (available below) with a CV, a publication list (including MA thesis and PhD dissertation if applicable), and a link to a 15-minute teaching demo video for a translation class to by 5:00 pm, August 18, 2021, local time.

Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit by mail the following documents to Professor Hsin-ying Li, Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University, 1 Roosevelt Rd., Sec. 4, Taipei 10617, Taiwan:

– photocopy of diploma of highest degree

– postsecondary transcript of highest degree

–  sample syllabi for translation courses

– two letters of recommendation

– proof of past/current employment

– a photocopy of R.O.C. ID (both sides) (for foreign passport holders, a photocopy of your passport)

– three hard copies of each academic publication listed in the application form

Job Interview: Finalists will be interviewed in Taipei.

We apologize for not being able to return application materials. Please direct all inquiries to Ms. Wen-lin Hsueh: Phone: 886-2-33663210, Email: Information about the Department is available at: National Taiwan University is a non-discriminatory institution.