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Faculty.Instructor.Assistant - Full-Time

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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FT Instructor Position for American Sign Language Announcement

Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center

University of Pittsburgh

LCTL Full-Time Instructor Positions for American Sign Language Announcement

Pending budgetary approval and meeting enrollment minimums, the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTL) Center in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking applications for two non-tenure-stream positions of Full-Time Instructor of American Sign Language to begin on September 1, 2020 and end August 31, 2021. These positions have the possibility of renewal.

The position will involve responsibility for teaching in the LCTL Center's ASL program (27 credits per year). In addition to teaching responsibilities, the instructor will be responsible for participating in Department and LCTL faculty meetings, and ASL program and curriculum meetings and LCTL events as required. Each instructor will participate in mandatory University, School, Department, and LCTL trainings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in American Sign Language, Deaf Studies, Linguistics or a related field

  • Equivalent of 1 year or more of experience teaching ASL to adults

    Highly Desirable:

  • Equivalent of 3 years or more of experience teaching ASL at a college level

  • Ability to teach courses on Deaf Culture, ASL Structure and/or other topics related to the Deaf experience.

  • Experience with the Pittsburgh area Deaf community

  • Involvement with the ASL Teachers Association (national or state level)

    To apply, please visit: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/Mjg1 . Applications should include a cover letter, current CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness from student evaluations and/or observation reports from supervisors, a brief description of how your research, teaching or service (or all three) demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the names, affiliations, and email addresses for three letters of reference; references will receive email notification with instructions for submitting their letters. If you have any questions, please contact asl@pitt.edu . Deadline: January 15, 2020.

    The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

    Please refer to job description

  • Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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