[Job Vacancy] Assistant Professor – Translation Studies and Translation Theory
Open date: October 12th, 2021
Last review date: Monday, Nov 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The successful appointee will teach in English, French, and/or Italian at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointee will be responsible for teaching core courses in translation theory as well as specialized courses on translation in French and/or Italian and Comparative Literature. The person hired for this position will also play a key role in mentoring students who are part of the Program for the Graduate Emphasis in Translation Studies and the Undergraduate Minor in Translation Studies.
We seek a colleague who will perform service for the Department of French and Italian and the Program in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, participating in shared governance at the department and campus level, as well as someone who will collaborate in meaningful ways with various humanities and social sciences departments across campus. Broadly conceived, the position will strengthen our relations with the Departments of Global Studies, Communication, Film and Media Studies, Philosophy, History, Religious Studies, Linguistics, and others in Humanities and the Social Sciences.
The Department of French and Italian and the Comparative Literature Program are dedicated to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates who demonstrate strong evidence of commitment to advancing these core values of our department, program, and campus. Our program is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Capacity to teach core courses in translation theory as well as courses in the French and Francophone and/or Italian programs with a strong translational component as demonstrated by their statement of teaching. Native or near-native competence in English and French or Italian.For more details, please visit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02064