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Junior Professor - Language Interpretation

Date Posted Aug. 27, 2020
Title Junior Professor - Language Interpretation
OYALA, Equatorial Guinea
Department The Department of Interpretation
Application Deadline Sep. 28, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Linguistics
    Foreign Languages/Literatures
    Applied Linguistics
    Humanities - General

The Afro-American University of Central Africa (AAUCA) has commenced a comprehensive global search for the appointment of junior and senior professors for reinforcing its teaching faculty staff. This constitutes an excellent opportunity for young teachers to become part of an educational institution that seeks to become a reference of the Equatorial Guinean and international higher education, very particularly thanks to the strong support granted by the national government and the strategic vision that drives the Organization.
The Department of Interpretation is making significant investment in new academic positions to support its strategic development within the next years to enable the Department to be an active player in the field. Consequently, one (1) position for a Junior Professor in Language Interpretation is available.

As a junior faculty member of the Department of Interpretation, you will form part of a team of experts who are excited about institution building and passionate about teaching in a new-born university with a strong international orientation. You will be responsible for teaching undergraduate students as a lecturer in Language Interpretation. You should be able to initiate and guide scientific research and foster
interuniversity collaboration opportunities within your field of expertise.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and skills:
1) A Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees from a reputable university in the following fields:
a. Modern Languages;
b. Language Documentation/Documentary Linguistics and/or Lexicography;
2) Proven experience of at least three (3) years in the teaching Language Interpretation (Language documentation, Linguistics and Lexicography) at university level;
3) Native or near-native speaker competence in Spanish;
4) Fluency in English language (reading, writing and speaking as the language of instruction is English). For those who are not native speakers, a valid English Proficiency Test document is required;
5) Communication skills and ability to transmit knowledge to their undergraduate students in a highly multicultural environment;
6) Commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students;
7) A good team player with the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds;
8) Quality-oriented, innovative and willing to be part of a team who will contribute to the development of an academic and research excellence pole in Central Africa;
9) Excellent interpersonal, planning and organizational skills.

How to apply
1) Interested applicants are requested to email their curriculum vitae and personal statement to by indicating the
vacancy title "Junior Professor of Language Interpretation – Department of Interpretation" on the email’s subject;
2) The curriculum vitae submitted shall affix a recent photo (45mm x 35mm with no less than 150 pixels of quality);
3) Only complete applications (curriculum vitae + personal statement + photo) will be considered;
4) Only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview;
5) Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on September 04, 2020.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Mr. Francesc Pedró
    The Afro-American University of Central Africa
    Equatorial Guinea


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