[Job Vacancy] Assistant Professor in Writing and Language Studies (Spanish Translation and Interpreting)

Recruiter: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY
Location: Edinburg
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
Posted: 21 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period: 21 Dec 2022
Ref: IHE_2623083
Academic Discipline: Arts & Humanities, Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Job Type: Academic Posts, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time

Assistant Professor in Writing and Language Studies (Spanish Translation and Interpreting)/College of Liberal Arts

Job Class Code: 10031
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1425
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost – Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s diverse student body as an Assistant Professor of Spanish Translation and Interpreting beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.
The department seeks an energetic candidate to develop and teach translation and interpreting courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, both in traditional and online environments. The selected applicant will support the development of the Translation & Interpreting programs, advise students and serve on program and department committees as needed. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a solid research agenda in any area within Translation Studies.

About UTRGV:It is UTRGV’s Vision “To be one of the nation’s leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success.

UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students.
Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2021 semester. For additional information, please visit our website.

Minimum Qualifications:
1) Ph.D. in Translation and Interpreting or closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education. ABDs may be considered, but a conferred doctorate by August 31, 2023 is required for appointment. 2) Demonstrated potential for a strong research and publication record. 3) Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence. 4) Ability to teach courses in a variety of translation and interpreting topics in the English <> Spanish pair.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Native or near-native fluency in English and Spanish.

Preferred Qualification:
1) Ability to teach in traditional face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online environments. 2) Ability to teach a variety of translation courses, including but not limited to Literary Translation, Translation Theory, Business Translation and Commercial Translation.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Varies
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2023

EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 10/18/2022

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/36062

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/318202/assistant-professor-in-writing-and-language-studies-spanish-translation-and-interpreting-/?TrackID=425833&BatchID=2734&cmpid=JBE_TL_20221124_jobtitle&utm_source=jbe&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JBE_TL_20221124_jobtitle_job2

Spread the love