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  • Anthony Pym
    Feb 2, 2004
      The University of Texas at Dallas


      Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Literature:
      Emphasis on Literary Translation and Literature or Creative Writing


      The School of Arts and Humanities at The University of Texas at
      Dallas invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor
      of Literary Studies. We seek a candidate with demonstrated skills in
      the practice and theory of literary translation combined with
      literature and/or creative writing. Ph.D. or M.F.A. in appropriate
      field required. Record of success in the classroom and evidence of
      scholarly and/or creative achievement or promise highly desirable.


      The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the
      School's growing programs in literary translation, literary studies,
      and creative writing, to assist in the ongoing efforts of the Center
      for Translation Studies (http://www.utdallas.edu/research/cts/), and
      to extend and enhance the role of translation as a model for
      interdisciplinary education. Applicants should be committed to
      interdisciplinary education that seeks to connect the arts with the
      humanities, various forms of artistic expression with one another,
      critical with creative thinking, and theory with practice.
      Candidates should be interested in developing innovative program
      directions and in fostering collaborative relationships across the
      curriculum.


      The School offers interdisciplinary programs at the undergraduate and
      graduate levels, and currently offers the M.A. and Ph.D. in
      Humanities, degree programs that encourage students to create
      linkages among various subject areas.


      Appointment effective September 1, 2004. Send letter of application,
      curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Academic
      Search #1020, The University of Texas at Dallas, P. O. Box 830688 MS
      AD 23, Richardson, TX 75083-0688. Review of applications begins
      January 30, 2004.


      Indication of sex and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical
      purposes is requested as part of the application, but not required.
      The University is an EO/AA employer and strongly encourages
      applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its
      faculty.