Position as Assistant Professor, North Carolina
- U of North Carolina, Charlotte
Langs, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 http://www.uncc.edu
Assistant Professor of Translation Studies: Spanish 
This is a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 15, 2011 in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
PhD in Translation Studies (English/Spanish or Spanish/English) or Spanish, with experience in non-literary translating, at time of hire. Areas of scholarly and teaching competency should include English/Spanish or Spanish/English translation (non-literary: e.g. community, medical, science/technology). Training or experience in one or more of the following desirable: theory (translating and interpreting), subtitling and dubbing, computer-assisted translation (CAT), linguistics (e.g., pragmatics, semantics, or lexicography/terminology). Experience in translation project management and potential to attract extramural funding also desirable. Candidate must have potential for a coherent program of research.
The successful candidate will support graduate and undergraduate programs in English/Spanish and Spanish/English translation studies in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies (see (http://languages.uncc.edu/home.html and http://languages.uncc.edu/graduate-programs/63-masters-in-spanish.html) and have a strong commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds. Teaching duties include a 2/2 course load of graduate and undergraduate courses in non-literary translation and/or interpreting, CAT, Spanish linguistics, and the general program in Spanish language.
The University of North Carolina Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs to over 25,000 students from diverse backgrounds. Projections have the university growing to 35,000 students in the next 10-15 years.
UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to, ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. AA/EOE employer: subject to Criminal Background Check. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States.
All applicants must apply on-line at https://jobs.uncc.edu Please attach the following documents with your electronic submission: letter of application addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, and a current and complete CV. An official graduate transcript and three original letters of recommendation must be mailed directly to Dean Nancy A. Gutierrez, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223. The letters must be specific to this job application.
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled. [R]
Expires from JIL database 12 Nov 2010
Dr. Michael Scott Doyle
Professor of Spanish, Translation, and Latin American Studies
Adjunct Professor of International Business
Director of Certificates in Translating and Translation Studies (Graduate and Undergraduate)
Director of Certificate in Business Spanish
Department of Languages and Culture Studies
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001