Full-time Temporary (FTT) Faculty Position, Department of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
Department: Department of American Sign Language and Deaf StudiesJob Number: UF-120925124209Date Posted: 9/25/2012Status: Accepting applications and interviewing
|Full-time Temporary (FTT) Faculty Position
Department of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies
Full-time Temporary (FTT) Faculty Position
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Position contingent on funding
The Department of ASL & Deaf Studies within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Gallaudet University invites applications for one full-time temporary faculty position with the ASL component of the ASL and Deaf Studies Department beginning Winter 2012.
1. Has experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching pedagogy in the ASL field required.
2. Strong preference will be given to applicants who have completed a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in ASL, Applied Linguistics, First/Second Language Teaching, or closely related fields.
3. Applicants who have completed significant work towards a terminal degree but who have not yet completed the degree may be considered.
4. To be considered for the positions, applicants must have at least a master's degree from an accredited university in a closely related field.
5. A minimum of 3 years of full-time collegiate/university teaching experience (or equivalent) preferred. Experience teaching college Deaf students a plus.
6. Preference is given towards applicants with training in specialty areas and for teaching competency in areas that complement current faculty specialties as a part of an interdisciplinary program in ASL including applied linguistics, pedagogy and literature.
7. Has extensive knowledge of the linguistic structure of ASL and English.
8. Has knowledge & experience working with individuals with diverse educational, language and cultural backgrounds.
9. Ability to work well as an active, contributing member of a department as well as ability to work independently and demonstrate self-reliance and self-initiative.
10. Ability to use various software programs for teaching & research, and is technology literate. Experience teaching online courses a plus.
11. Native or native-like fluency in American Sign Language and be fluent in written English. Submit evidence of American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) proficiency level of 4 or better to be interviewed for this position.
12. Intimate and extensive Deaf-World experience required.
13. Candidates with ASLTA certification strongly preferred.
1. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses face-to-face, hybrid and online with the ASL as a Second Language program; or ASL undergraduate major program.
2. Participate in department and program meetings.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year.
Start date: January 2013
Send letter of application, vita, official transcripts of graduate work, and three letters of references demonstrating quality of teaching and research to the ASL Search Committee at the e-mail address given below. Complete and send scanned copy of ASLPI interview rating (contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately to schedule an interview). Only ASLPI proficiency levels of 4 or better will be considered for the positions.
Screening and interviewing of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Application E-mail Address: ASLFTTFall2012@gallaudet.edu