The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, School of Arts and Sciences-Newark, Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N), is seeking a part-time instructor for the Fall 2019 semester to teach Introduction to Spanish Translation, which emphasizes legal interpretation. The successful candidate will cover the full range of duties associated with teaching, including, but not limited to, preparing course material; creating and posting a course syllabus; presenting material during the assigned course times; holding office hours and providing appropriate out-of-class time for students; responding to student e-mails; conducting and grading assessments of students through assignments, exams, and other means, in a timely manner; and submitting final grades. Course appointments may require instruction during the day, on evenings, on weekends, or online.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Spanish required. Ph.D. or other terminal degree strongly preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Fluency in Spanish required. Professional experience as a Spanish interpreter/translator in legal settings highly preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills a must. Demonstrated ability to teach at the university level is highly desired.
Posting Number: 19FA1416
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 89177
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