University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Professor of German

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The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment.  Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Position Description:  USC Upstate Department of Languages, Literature, and Composition invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor to teach language and culture classes in German Studies, Global Studies, and inter-disciplinary Translation/Interpreting programs. Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in German Studies or a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours or equivalent in fields of German language, German-speaking cultures, German for professional purposes, and/or translation/interpreting. Native or near-native command of German and English. ABD candidates with planned completion dates before August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:   Research interests and/or teaching experience in translation/interpreting, especially including certification as a translator/interpreter. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 18 graduate hours in an additional language (esp. French or Spanish) and/or willingness to teach both in the target language and in mixed courses in theories of translation and interpreting.

Application Instructions:  For a complete job description and to apply, go to: www.uscupstate.edu/jobs.  Initial Skype interviews will be conducted in January 2018.

Contact Information:
Dr. Celena E. Kusch, Chair
Department of Languages, Literature, and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Email: ckusch@uscupstate.edu
864-503-5850

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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