978Position in Texas
- Feb 2, 2004The 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
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