LINGUIST List 23.4859

Wed Nov 21 2012

Jobs: Spanish; Translation: Assistant Professor, Colorado Mesa University

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 21-Nov-2012
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Spanish; Translation: Assistant Professor, Colorado Mesa University, Colorado, USA
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University or Organization: Colorado Mesa University Job Location: Colorado, USA Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


Colorado Mesa University
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Responsibilities:Teach all levels of Spanish classes (from basic to advanced to specialized) at the undergraduate level, with specialization in translation, interpreting or related field. Teaching load is 24 credits per academic year. While the focus of the university is on teaching, it is expected that the successful candidate must contribute to the overall strength of the Spanish program, in particular the Applied Professional Track. Involvement with professional organizations, scholarship in discipline, advising, student recruitment, and service to the academic community is expected. Possible opportunities to lead summer immersion trips.

Education & Experience:PhD in Spanish is required. ABD with completion date by August 1, 2013 may be considered. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is expected. College teaching experience preferred.

Type of Appointment:Full-time, tenure-track appointment, to begin August 2013.

Salary:Competitive salary. Excellent health and retirement benefits package.

Application Deadline:Open until filled. To ensure consideration, apply by January 14, 2013.

Application:Submit a cover letter describing qualifications and experience as they relate to the specific requirements, responsibilities, and preferences of this position, current resume, a copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (official transcripts will be required upon hire), the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references, and the following completed forms:

-Applicant Authorization to permit Search Committee members to review candidate transcript (available at:
-Applicant Authorization and Release to Conduct Reference and Background Check form (available at:
-Background Investigation Disclosure and Authorization form (available at:
Voluntary Affirmative Action form (available at:

Mail to the application mailing address below.

Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Application Deadline: Mailing Address for Applications:
Assistant Professor of Spanish Search Committee Human Resources, LHH 237 Colorado Mesa University 1100 North Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Email:

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