University Faculty Spanish Translation and
Description of Work Unit
and teaching in languages, literatures, and cultures, the
Department of World Languages & Cultures at WSU creates
knowledge and promotes a culture of inquiry that encompasses
student learning, faculty research, and community outreach. We
strive to engage in a global community, foster social change, and
promote education, dialogue, tolerance, and mutual respect. The
Department welcomes students and faculty of all backgrounds,
particularly from historically underrepresented and marginalized
The Department of World
Languages & Cultures invites applications for a Tenure-track
Assistant Professor of Spanish Translation and Interpretation with
an active research agenda in the theory, practice and teaching of
Translation and Interpreting Studies. This is a nine-month,
tenure-track appointment to begin July 1, 2024. We seek candidates
who demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education and
the needs of a diverse student body in the context of an open
This tenure-track position
includes a full-time undergraduate teaching load of 12 hours per
semester, with expectations of original publication, student
advising, and participation in departmental, university, and
service committees. The successful candidate should expect to teach
applied and theoretical courses (face-to-face or online) at all
levels of the undergraduate curricula such as translation and
interpreting, Spanish language, Spanish for the Professions, and/or
linguistics. The successful candidate should also expect to
collaborate with colleagues to expand our current translation
program in the department and assist the department in outreach and
recruitment, including developing cooperative relations with
language service industries.
- Ph.D. or equivalent, with specialization in Spanish Translation
and Interpretation Studies or related field, from an accredited
institution. ABD candidates may be considered for the position,
contingent on the degree being completed by June 30, 2024.
- Experience in teaching ESEN T&I courses, as well as
Spanish language courses at the undergraduate level.
- Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English.
- Demonstrated industry experience in language services and
Computer-assisted Translation tools and other technologies.
- Demonstrated experience in teaching with technology and
developing online courses.
- Interest in serving heritage language students and ability to
integrate heritage language teaching methodologies into a T&I
- Demonstrated interest in applied humanities and community
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical,
dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a
wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition
benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and
Open Until Filled:
Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish
here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. Annual salary of
$55,000 - $60,000, depending on qualifications & experience.
Position comes with a generous
Applicants must complete the online application and attach the
- A letter of application that addresses relevant
- Curriculum vitae.
- Contact information for three references, at least one of which
must be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities.
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student
evaluations, peer-review observation reports, teaching demo video,
- Unofficial graduate transcripts.
Review of applications begins October 20, 2023, and will continue
until filled. Criminal background check required as a condition of
Weber State University, an AA/EO employer, is located 35 miles
north of Salt Lake City at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. The
area is rich in both cultural and outdoor recreational
opportunities. These include the Sundance Film Festival, Utah
Symphony, Utah Opera, Ballet West, a network of hiking trails
adjacent to campus, fly-fishing streams within 10 minutes, and
skiing at the site of the 2002 Olympic downhill races just 18 miles
If you have questions, contact the search chair: Dr. Youn Soo Kim
Physical Activity of this position:
pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Feeling.
Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature
or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
, Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they
must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers
accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information
with or without assistance.
Physical Requirements of this position:
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible
amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects,
including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and
standing only occasionally if ever.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and
field of vision:
Required to perform activities such as
preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a
computer terminal; extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this
None. The worker is not substantially exposed to
adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or
To apply, visit https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/20937