Adjunct Professor of Spanish Medical Interpreting

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Mahwah, NJ
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Languages & Literature

Job Description


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Ramapo College is currently operating under the RamaPro model which is a pilot program allowing for a remote component to work schedules where operations support that model


Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey's Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.

Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with over 500 course offerings and more than 40 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 16:1 and an average class size of 21, which affords students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College's exceptional faculty

The College offers graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work, and Special Education.


Ramapo College of New Jersey seeks a pool of applicants for an Adjunct Professor position in medical interpreting Spanish beginning the Fall semester of 2022, as well as semesters in the future. We seek an interpreter whose passion and understanding of the field of interpretation, including interpreters' ethical codes, will prepare students for the interpreter's certification.


  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and online educational delivery tools, or a willingness to learn and implement them is required.
  • Knowledge of and/or an understanding of the standards requirements by Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters and other accrediting agencies.



  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in interpreting or related field is required.


  • Experience in the Spanish language and the ability to teach translation and interpretation courses at the intermediate and advanced levels is required.
  • Preference will be given to those that have demonstrated experience in translating/interpreting in health care and/or human services contexts.


Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs and other diversity programs. Ramapo's commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.



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