Assistant Professor of Professional Practice - Chinese Translation & Interpretation

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Assistant Professor of Professional Practice - Chinese Translation & Interpretation
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Posting Number : F00113

Position Summary:
Design, develop and deliver excellent learning experience for graduate students to assist their pursuit of professional skills and fulfillment of their career aspirations. Contribute to the advancement of knowledge and practices in professions relevant to the mission of the Institute. Collaborate and serve to achieve academic excellence in the business of the Institute .

Essential Functions:

General Responsibilities:
Responsible for course and curriculum design and delivery in English-Chinese and/or Chinese-English translation and/or interpretation. Be available on campus to meet with student and colleagues during the academic year. Maintain professional currency in field of expertise. Attend and contribute to faculty meetings and committee work. Participate in events and activities that are essential to the Institute.

  • Teach up to 10 weekly contact hours
  • Work with students who have
    Chinese/English as both A/B languages
  • Hold weekly office hours

MA in translation and/ or interpretation or a relevant field required, PhD desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Near-native proficiency in both Chinese (Mandarin) and English
•High-level professional translation and/or interpretation skills
•Pedagogical expertise in teaching translation and /or interpretation

•Extensive professional translation and/or interpretation experience in varied domains and contexts •Extensive experience teaching translation and/or interpretation implementing research-informed pedagogy •Experience working with learners who are working A>B and B>A, preferably at the graduate level

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Middlebury is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, Middlebury recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. Middlebury also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/15/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2033
Work Type: Full Time