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Job Announcement: University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Spanish; Translation: Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Employer: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dept. of Languages and Culture Studies
Job Location: North Carolina, USA
Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Language Specialty: Spanish
LL Issue: 24.3498
Date Submitted: 05-Sep-2013
Job Description: The Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish, full-time, tenure-track specializing in translation studies to begin August 15, 2014.

Qualifications include:
- PhD in Spanish Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics/Linguistics, or related field.
- Candidate must demonstrate clear potential for scholarly excellence through a focused research agenda.
- Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.
- Strong commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduates and graduate students.
- Ability to teach and publish in non-literary translation studies, linguistics and related areas.
- Field in translation studies is open with particular interest in translation/linguistics informatics, digital scholarship, localization, corpora, terminology or related fields.
- Potential to attract extramural funding also desirable.

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 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; service and publication are required.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. 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 the application URL below. Please attach the following documents with your electronic submission:
- letter of application addressed to Dr. Concepción Godev,
- research statement,
- teaching statement, and a
- current and complete CV.
- Please indicate availability at ACTFL and/or MLA.

A photocopy of the graduate transcript and three original letters of recommendation must be mailed or emailed directly to Dr. Concepción Godev at the application address below.

Review of applications will begin on Nov. 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Address: Dr. Concepción Godev , Chair of the Spanish Search Committee
Department of Languages and Culture Studies
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte   NC  28223
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL:
Contact Information: Dr. Carol  Hartley
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