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Thu Dec 20 2012

Jobs: Translation: Visiting Lecturer/Instructor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Date: 20-Dec-2012
From: Elizabeth Lowe <>
Subject: Translation: Visiting Lecturer/Instructor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department: Job Location: Illinois, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Visiting Lecturer/Instructor

Specialty Areas: Translation


The Center for Translation Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer (Ph.D. in hand required)/Visiting Instructor (MA required) in Translation Studies for 2013-2014, with a target start date of August 16, 2013. The position is renewable for an additional two years and is contingent on funding and strong annual performance reviews by the Center for Translation Studies. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Specialization in Terminology and Computer-Assisted Translation and a broad background in Translation Studies. Ability to teach foundation courses in Translation Studies, including Terminology and CAT, and Theory and Practice of Translation, and supervise capstone projects. Expertise in one and preferably two languages (Romance, Slavic and East Asian languages preferred but all languages will be considered), so that s/he can teach language pair courses into English from one or two of these languages. Ph.D. in hand preferred; MA or ABD will be considered.

Responsibilities: Teaching load will be three courses or equivalent per semester and will most likely consist of TRST 407 (Terminology and CAT), TRST 410 (Theory and Practice of Translation), TRST 440 (Capstone), Language Pair Work and other elective courses as needed. Course descriptions are found at

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at the application URL below and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, evidence of excellence in teaching, and names and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Referees (or Interfolio) will be contacted electronically within 2-3 days of submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through the application website will be accepted. To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be received no later than February 15, 2013. For further information, contact

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2013 Mailing Address for Applications:
Elizabeth Lowe Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese and Program in Comparative and World Literature University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Literatures 707 South Mathews Urbana, IL 61801 USA Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
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