Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, is currently
accepting applications for an Adjunct Instructor of American Sign
Language housed within the Classics and Modern Languages
Minimum qualifications to teach ASL
at Xavier University include a Masters in ASL, Deaf Studies,
Linguistics, Sign Interpretation, or a closely related field.
Previous language instruction at the college level strongly
preferred. Formal training in second language acquisition or
teaching methods strongly preferred. Master's degree in another
field plus ability to demonstrate sustained professional use of the
language considered. All candidates must demonstrate native- or
near-native level proficiency. Candidates should also demonstrate
experience with, and knowledge of, the Deaf culture.
Contracts for adjunct faculty members are issued on a semester
- Effective, engaged learner-centered instruction in an inclusive
- Effective planning and preparation of classes to support
- Administration of appropriate course assessments designed
adequately to measure student’s learning in connection with
Xavier’s Core Curriculum.
- Use of Xavier’s campus-wide Content Management System, Canvas,
to provide course information and maintain an electronic record of
- Working cooperatively with members of the ASL language section,
faculty in the Classics and Modern Languages department, the
Director of Deaf Studies, and the Department Chair within the
College of Arts and Sciences.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and the
names and contact info of three professional references via Xavier
University's website. For additional information, please contact
Michele Bailes, Director of Deaf Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org
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