The School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol is seeking
to appoint a Research Associate with expertise in translation
technology. The researcher will contribute to the project ‘Improving
Products and Processes in Translation Technology Use’ (IMPETUS),
funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK). The project
will build a body of empirical evidence on several aspects of
professional translation practice. It will explore topics including
use of neural machine translation and longitudinal perceptions of
translating productivity. The job will involve conducting workplace
experiments, analysing data, writing research papers and giving
conference presentations under the direction of Dr Lucas Nunes Vieira
(PI) and in collaboration with Professor Michael Carl (Kent State
University, USA), Dr Elisa Alonso (Universidad Pablo de Olavide,
Spain) and industry partners. The post will also encompass research
impact duties including participation in industry events and
collaboration with translation companies.


University of Bristol



Educational level:

Master Degree

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