Lecturer of American Sign Language (ASL)

Posting Details

Position Title Lecturer of American Sign Language (ASL) Requisition 202000082F Rank Lecturer FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Salary commensurate with experience and education.

Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department Dept of World Languages and Cultures Quicklink http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25284
Contact Name Leif French, Ph.D. Title

Leif French, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures
Professor of Applied Linguistics/French
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2147

Contact Phone 936-294-1979 Contact Email wolcapp@shsu.edu
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The American Sign Language ( ASL ) program at Sam Houston State University is seeking applications for an full time lecturer (4/4) to teach American Sign Language courses at the introductory and intermediate levels.

Course requirements may include a combination of teaching on-campus classes at the main campus in Huntsville, TX and online classes, depending on the needs of the academic department.

Educational Requirements for the Position

The primary requirement for the position is the completion of 18 graduate credit hours in American Sign Language (i.e., beyond the Bachelor’s degree). The ideal candidate will also have prior experience and a strong interest in teaching ASL at the university level, using both hybrid and online delivery methods.

Experience Required for the Position Other Requirements for the Position

This posting is for Spring 2021/Fall 2021.

Special Instructions Summary

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
  5. Teaching Evaluations
  6. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
  7. Statement of Research & Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3


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