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Monday, 04 January 2021 13:42

Assistant Professor, Spanish (Translation Studies), University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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Job Description

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Spanish at the rank of assistant professor. Primary area of specialization in Translation Studies with a secondary specialization in cultural studies, linguistics, literature, or a related field. Individuals with experience in the translation industry are also encouraged to apply. This position carries a 2/3 course load per academic year. The start date is July 1, 2021. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate upper-division and graduate-level courses in Spanish, especially courses in the Translation minor track, the Spanish Through the Professions B.A. track, and the M.A. program.
  • Develop courses in which translation is a key component in preparing students for the industry.
  • Advise and evaluate students in the graduate (M.A.) and undergraduate programs.
  • Engage in broadly defined peer-reviewed scholarship related to the field of specialty.
  • Engage in service-related activities of the department, college, university, community, and profession.

Required Qualifications

  • Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English.
  • Ph.D. in Spanish or equivalent specialty in hand by July 1, 2021 with a primary concentration or experience in Translation Studies and a secondary specialization in cultural studies, linguistics, literature, or a related field. Professional experience commensurate with a terminal degree will be considered.
  • Demonstrate an established or clearly developing peer-reviewed scholarly agenda in any sub-area of Translation Studies.
  • Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to inclusive teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in and/or familiarity with any of the following (may include but are not limited to):
    • Machine translation
    • Digital Humanities
    • Corpus Studies
    • Business, legal, medical, and/or literary translation
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively incorporate digital translation tools in the classroom.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of technological advances in the field.
  • Demonstrated excellence in student-centered teaching.
  • Ability to interact effectively with colleagues and to teach and mentor a wide and diverse range of students

Deadline for applications: 10 January 2021

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