Assistant Teaching Professor, Interpreting and Translation Studies, Chinese (Mandarin)

Winston Salem, NC
Sep 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Teaching Professor, Interpreting and Translation Studies, Chinese (Mandarin)

Starting January 2018. Two-year appointment with possibility of renewal. Ph.D. in Interpreting and Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics or other relevant field. Professional experience as an interpreter required.

The faculty member will teach six courses per year at the graduate level, including supervising internships and students’ research projects, and contribute to the curriculum development in our Interpreting and Translation Studies program.

Applicants should have evidence of excellent teaching experience, active scholarly publication, and a commitment to productive institutional service. Some experience in curricular design is also desirable.

Applicants should apply online with a cover letter directed to Dr. Olgierda Furmanek and Dr. Sarah Barbour, Directors of the ITS Graduate Program. Also submit your CV, sample of a syllabus for a Chinese-English advanced interpreting course and course evaluations. Please note that materials should be in either Word or PDF format and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant. Three confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email by the recommender or dossier service to The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position. Applications and other materials must be submitted no later than October 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

Questions about the application process may be addressed to

Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Ranking among the top thirty national universities, it offers an intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and an active athletics community.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States