[Job Vacancy ]TENURE-TRACK POSITION SPECIALIZING IN JAPANESE TRANSLATION

Position Number: 999168
Work Type: Faculty
Location: Kent Campus – Kent, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Modern & Classical Languages – Kent Campus [100152]

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

For more details, visit https://jobslist.kent.edu/cw/en-us/job/498325/faculty-tenure-track9-mo

Job Title:

 Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

 Kent Campus – Kent, OH

Salary:

 

Basic Function:

OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR OF TRANSLATION STUDIES. FULL-TIME, TENURE-TRACK POSITION SPECIALIZING IN JAPANESE TRANSLATION TO BEGIN AUGUST 2022.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL TEACH JAPANESE-ENGLISH TRANSLATION WORKSHOP COURSES AT THE M.A. LEVEL, AS WELL AS NON-LANGUAGE SPECIFIC TRANSLATION COURSES AT THE MASTER’S AND DOCTORAL LEVELS WITHIN THE INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED TRANSLATION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGE STUDIES AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

Minimum Qualifications:

 PH.D. IN HAND BY DATE OF APPOINTMENT; NATIVE OR NEAR-NATIVE PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH AND JAPANESE; RECORD OF RESEARCH OR A FOCUSED RESEARCH AGENDA IN TRANSLATION STUDIES; DEMONSTRATED ABILITY TO DEVELOP AND TEACH GRADUATE COURSES IN JAPANESE-ENGLISH TRANSLATION AND IN TRANSLATION STUDIES. PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE, TRACK RECORD OF PUBLICATION, ABILITY TO TEACH UPPER-DIVISION UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN JAPANESE CULTURE, AND WILLINGNESS AND ABILITY TO DEVELOP NEW SKILLS BASED ON PROGRAMMATIC NEEDS ARE HIGHLY DESIRABLE.

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Assessments:

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments 

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN JANUARY 15, 2022, AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. PLEASE SUBMIT AN ONLINE APPLICATION, ATTACHING LETTER OF APPLICATION, VITA, DIVERSITY STATEMENT, AND GRADUATE TRANSCRIPTS.

 

SEND THREE CURRENT CONFIDENTIAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION TO: KEIRAN J. DUNNE, CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGE STUDIES, KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, PO BOX 5190, KENT, OHIO 44242-0001 (KDUNNE@KENT.EDU).

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Disclaimer:

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities. 
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