Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education-Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education-Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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Benefits and Community


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Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


Teachers College Department of Special Education at Ball State University is seeking to fill a full-time contract faculty position available August 2021. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the area of American Sign Language ( ASL ) and Deaf Education and may also include field-based supervision of undergraduate students completing practicums. Service to departmental, college, and university committees is also a requirement.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Experience teaching ASL . Proficiency in ASL .

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Deaf Education, ASL, Deaf studies, Deaf education, ASL interpretation, linguistics or closely related field from an accredited institution. Experience working in schools with teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing, experience supervising pre-service teachers; experience with on-line or blended teaching, using innovative emerging media technologies in special education, and teaching diverse populations, preservice teachers or interpreters. Successful college-level teaching experience a variety of formats, including face-to-face, online, and hybrid instruction.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Certification such as ASLTA (minimum—certified or qualified level) and/or Certified Deaf Interpreter ( CDI ) a national certification, or evidence of proficiency through evidence of an SLPI : Advanced (or Advanced Plus) – Superior Plus (or equivalent).

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Special Education:800090

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact Shannon Dieringer at or Raschelle Neild at

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Doctorate Transcripts

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