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Friday, 04 January 2013 15:04

Job opening: Instructor of Spanish-English Translation and Interpreting

School of World Studies
Virginia Commonwealth University
Academic/Administrative Unit: College of Humanities and Sciences
Department: School of World Studies    Date Posted: 12/19/2012
Rank:  Instructor    Hire Date:  8/16/2013
Title:  Instructor    Position Number:  F17810
Deadline:  01/25/13    Type of Search:  National

Description:  The School of World Studies in the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a position as Collateral Instructor in Spanish-English Translation and Interpretation. This is a full time, collateral position with benefits, to begin in the fall semester (August) of the 2013-2014 academic year.

Qualifications:  Required Ph.D. or M.A. in Spanish, Translation Studies or related field; State or National certification in Interpretation, or other credentialed interpreting experience; demonstrated record of successful teaching experience; near-native proficiency in Spanish and English; Cultural Competence; excellent oral/written communications skills; and a strong commitment to community outreach as well experiential learning at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The preferred candidate will contribute not only to the SETI program, but also to the Spanish concentration in general. Experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

We encourage all candidates to review the School of World Studies website and VCU's Strategic development plan, QUEST, as they consider submitting an application for this position.

Application Process:  Interested candidates should submit a letter of application as well as a curriculum vita and three letters of reference, with contact information for each reference, in electronic format (WORD.doc or PDF) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ATTN: Ms. Patricia Michelsen King (chair of the search committee). Review begins immediately and applications received by January 25 will receive full consideration. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For Additional Information:  Ms. Patricia Michelsen-King Phone:(804-827-3426 Fax:(804)827-3479 Web:www.worldstudies.vcu.edu

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