American Sign Language (ASL) Lecturer, Linguistics

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo is seeking an American Sign Language Lecturer for a 10-month (academic-year commitment) full-time, non-tenure track position with an initial two-year appointment with possible renewal, contingent on performance, department need, and availability of program funding.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester; planning classroom lesson plans; grading student work; participating in and recommending course syllabus revisions; providing administrative support to the Director of the ASL program; attending department meetings; holding on-campus office hours; advising ASL Club students and assisting them in planning events as needed; managing the ASL Honor Society students and hosting the induction ceremony.

Review of applications will begin June 24, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in American Sign Language, ASL Education, ASL Studies, ASL Linguistics, or other related fields
• Native or near-native proficiency in ASL
• Fluent in written English
• Familiarity with second language pedagogy in ASL
• Knowledge of ASL grammar and ASL (Deaf) culture
• Experience in teaching ASL at the post-secondary level
• Must be able to regularly teach in-person classes on the University at Buffalo campus

Preferred Qualifications

• At least two years of experience in teaching all levels of ASL at the post-secondary level
• Familiarity with the TRUE+WAY ASL ( TWA ) curriculum
• Familiarity with GoReact

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