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Job Announcement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Translation: Instructor/Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Employer: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Center for Translation Studies
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Title: Lecturer/Instructor in Translation Studies
Rank: Lecturer
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
LL Issue: 25.1967
Date Submitted: 02-May-2014
Job Description: The Center for Translation Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Lecturer (PhD in hand)/Instructor (ABD or Master’s Degree) in Terminology and Computer-Assisted Translation position with a target start date of August 16, 2014. The position will be full-time (3 courses per semester), nine month appointment, paid over twelve months. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The position is renewable, contingent on funding and strong annual performance reviews by the Center for Translation Studies.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate level coursework in Terminology and Computer-Assisted Translation and a broad background in Translation Studies. Ability to teach campus and online sections.

Expertise in one and preferably two languages (Romance, Slavic and East Asian languages preferred but all languages will be considered), so that s/he can teach language-pair translation courses in one or two of these languages (e.g., Spanish<>English translation).

Ph.D. in hand preferred; Master’s or ABD will be considered.

Responsibilities: Teaching load will be three courses or equivalent per semester and are likely to include TRST 407 (Terminology and CAT), TRST 410 (Theory and Practice of Translation), TRST 440 (Capstone), Language Pair Work and other elective courses as needed. Course descriptions can be found at the department URL above.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at the application URL below and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, evidence of excellence in publishing, translation editing, and mentoring literary translation students, and names and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Referees (or Interfolio) will be contacted electronically by the department after submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through the application website will be accepted.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL:
Contact Information: Lynn  Schaefer
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