Visiting Assistant Professor position in Spanish, with expertise in Translation Studies. Effective August, 2017. Ph.D. required.
The successful candidate should be prepared to offer courses in all levels of Spanish language, in a context emphasizing literary and cultural analysis and critical thinking skills, as well as innovative advanced seminars in the area of literary translation and/or translation theory and practice, according to the candidate’s interests and expertise. The candidate will be responsible for teaching SPAN 325 Translation: Healthcare and Language and SPAN 326 Translation: Public Affairs, Law and Language. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required. The standard annual teaching load is five courses.
The online application will prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.
The application should address the candidate’s interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.
To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish (Translation)”.
Deadline: April 5, 2017.
No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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