Tenure Track Faculty Position - Rank Open: American Sign Language

Maryland, United States
Competitive Salary
Nov 12, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

McDaniel College invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor in American Sign Language (ASL) to begin Fall 2021. Teaching duties will consist of three undergraduate courses per semester which could include ASL courses at Levels I – V, Deaf culture, ASL linguistics, ASL Literature, or other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The person hired is also expected to contribute to the General Education program at the undergraduate level (First-Year Seminar, Honors Program, or related programs).  The individual hired will be committed to teaching excellence, remain active conducting research in their scholarly discipline, advise undergraduates, and serve on campus committees.

Terminal degree or minimum ABD required in the area of American Sign Language, ASL Linguistics, Deaf Studies or related field. Fluency in ASL (ASLPI score of 4.0 or better preferred), experience teaching ASL at the post-secondary level required. Must have a certification from the American Sign Language Teacher’s Association (ASLTA) or earn the certification within 2 years. Active involvement in the Deaf Community is desired.

Additional Information:

McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status or any other legally protected status. Learn more about McDaniel College's commitment to diversity and inclusion here

Application Instructions:

To apply, visit www.McDaniel.edu/employment. Applicants should upload a letter of application; a statement of teaching philosophy, including philosophy of teaching a diverse student body; and a CV. In addition, arrange for three recommendations to be sent to Provost@McDaniel.edu by the recommenders. Review of applications will begin January 5th continuing until the position is filled.