Job opening, Clinical Assistant Professor at East Tennessee State University

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Position Information

Job Title Clinical Assistant Professor, Spanish
Department Literature and Language - 21300
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
Job Summary The Department of Literature and Language at East Tennessee State University is seeking a qualified individual to fill a 9-month clinical assistant professor. This position is renewable annually, with responsibilities to direct our Language and Culture Resource Center (LCRC) and teach classes in Applied Spanish, Spanish linguistics, translation and/or related fields. Clinical faculty positions may be converted to tenure-track in certain situations.

The LCRC is an academic and community center that aims to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and involves the university faculty and its students in hands-on, community-based learning experiences. The Center offers interpreting and translation services as well as publishes El Nuevo Tennessean, an annual bilingual publication.

We are looking for an individual who has innovative ideas to grow the Center in ways that will engage not only Spanish language and culture, but also other modern languages and culture.

Position is 50% administrative and 50% teaching.

9-month contract with the possibility of extra compensation in the summer through teaching and/or a summer stipend depending on the needs of the department and LCRC.

Start date August 15, 2017.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Applicants should demonstrate Spanish translation and interpretation skills. Much of the translation and interpretation the Center currently does is in the Healthcare profession.

Grant-writing is an essential function of the position and will count as research.

Required Qualifications Ph.D. in Spanish or related field.
Native or near-native Spanish language skills.
Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in Spanish with a focus in Linguistics or translation/interpretation. Native speaker of Spanish.

Experience in teaching or running programs with Community Engagement / Service Learning component.

Knowledge of a second modern language.

Salary $46,000

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00030P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 04/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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