Assistant Professor, Chinese Translation & Interpretation
Title Assistant Professor, Chinese Translation & Interpretation
Posting # F00110
Location Monterey, CA Campus
Recommendation Letter Requirements
This posting requires at least three Reference Providers that Monterey Institute of International Studies will contact for a confidential letter of recommendation. Candidates may also have the option of submitting additional letters of recommendation with their application.
Teach graduate-level courses in Chinese/English translation and interpretation. Assistant Professors advance knowledge and practices in the T&I profession, and collaborate to achieve academic excellence in support of the Institute's mission.
Possible teaching assignments include:
Translation into Chinese/English
Courses are small, intensive, learner-centered seminars (up to 12-15 students) focusing primarily on different text types typical of authentic professional assignments (commercial, scientific, technical, legal, political, journalistic) and ranging from introductory to advanced level.
Consecutive interpretation into Chinese/English
Courses are small, intensive, leaner-centered seminars (up to 12 students) that build from basic listening and retention skills to using consecutive notes to render the complex communication typical of technical meetings, negotiations, interviews, international conferences, as well as in diplomatic, legal and medical settings.
Simultaneous interpretation into Chinese/English
Courses are small, intensive learner-centered seminars (up to 12 students) that build skills to professional conference interpretation standards, with exposure to a range of other interpretation settings (e.g. interpreting for legal proceedings, and liaison interpreting for business meetings)
Must hold a Master's degree in Translation and/or Interpretation or a related field.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A successful candidate should have teaching experience in the field, preferably at the graduate level.
Must have at least 2 years of experience as a translator or interpreter, and have native or near-native proficiency in Chinese.
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