York University, Glendon College, Toronto - Assistant Lecturer

Deadline date for complete application package: 15 January 2013 ; Please note: Application package must be submitted in hard copy.

Position Rank: Full-Time, Tenure-Stream (Alternate Stream)
Discipline/Field: Conference Interpreting
Home Faculty: Glendon College
Home Department: School of Translation
Position Start Date: July 1, 2013

The School of Translation at Glendon College invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the Alternate Stream, at the rank of Assistant Lecturer, in order to fulfill the needs of the newly-created Master of Conference Interpreting (MCI).

Glendon is the bilingual (English-French) liberal arts Faculty of York University. It offers a variety of programs in the humanities and social sciences. It is located on its own separate, mid-town campus.

Duties will include teaching at the graduate level, teaching-related research, and administrative responsibilities. The successful candidate must be able to teach in English and French and must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The successful candidate must hold a Master of Conference Interpreting or equivalent. She or he must be a French A, English B/C and must have experience in the field of conference interpreting, as demonstrated – among other things – by professional accreditation with one or more of the member agencies of the HINTS network (e.g., Government of Canada, United Nations, European Institutions, US Department of State, World Bank Group, etc.). The successful candidate should also have experience teaching conference interpreting at the university level or providing in-house interpreter training.

Preference will be given to those who have as a B or a C one of the program’s additional working languages (Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish – some consideration may be given for Arabic or Russian), and to those who hold a PhD in Translation/Interpreting Studies or a cognate discipline. The successful candidate may also demonstrate the following assets: published research on interpreting, ability to teach in the School of Translation’s other graduate and undergraduate programs, and ability to contribute to other program areas at Glendon.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Candidates should submit:

  • a signed letter of application;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a statement of teaching interests;
  • a teaching dossier including institutional teaching evaluations (where available).
  • a statement of research interest and samples of scholarly writing – where applicable – may also be included.

Candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of reference, at least one of which should address teaching, to be sent directly to the Dr. Marie-Christine Aubin, Chair, School of Translation, York Hall 241, Glendon College, York University, 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M6, Canada.

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