The Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona seeks to fill a career track position in Spanish-English Translation and Interpretation. A PhD in Translation Studies (Spanish-English), Spanish or a related field at the time of appointment is required. Candidates should present evidence of professional expertise or certification in the healthcare and/or legal fields and online teaching excellence and/or experience in curriculum development.

The successful candidate will teach a maximum of six undergraduate courses a year, and contribute to departmental, college and university service. The candidate will play a key role in the development and growth of our Translation and Interpretation online program, and in recruiting undergraduate majors. This position will require regular participation in online teacher training and virtual education workshops. Superior proficiency in Spanish and English is required.

The Department offers an undergraduate major emphasis in Translation and Interpretation. The successful candidate will serve as liaison between the Translation and Interpretation Program and the Online Spanish Language Program, which has an enrollment of 1,500 students. The department offers a fully online Spanish minor and major. There will also be opportunities for collaboration with the University of Arizona National Center for Interpretation (NCI).

Review of candidates will begin on January 3, 2022. Candidates must apply online for job number req7665 at Candidates will be required to provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference letters.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance have made a gift commitment of $5.4 million to endow the deanship of the University of Arizona College of Humanities to bring the humanities to the forefront of the University of Arizona's life and mission through a continuous and fearless spirit of open inquiry: University of Arizona is a Hispanic Serving Institution and is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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