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Instructor of Deaf Education and American Sign Language

Employer
Ball State University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Title

Instructor of Deaf Education and American Sign Language

Additional Information

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community

Relocation

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/working-at-ball-state/relocation

Appointment Type

Non-Tenure-track/Contract

Length of Appointment

PT Semester

Description

The Department of Special Education has part-time adjunct instructor positions available for the Fall and Spring semesters. Instructors are needed to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Deaf Education, American Sign Language, and Deaf Studies. Both on campus and online courses are available.

Please note that applications will remain active until November 19, 2021. Therefore, if you apply for this position, you may not hear from the Department of Special Education until there is a need to hire an instructor to teach a specific course.

Minimum Qualifications

For adjuncts teaching undergraduate courses in Deaf education/Deaf studies, the minimum qualifications include a masters degree in Special education, Deaf education or closely related field from an accredited institution.

Adjuncts teaching graduate level courses must have a doctoral degree in Special Education, Deaf Education or closely related field from an accredited institution.

For adjuncts interested in teaching American Sign Language, the minimum qualifications are a masters degree in Teaching ASL, Deaf Studies/Deaf education, or a related field from an accredited institution.

Adjunct faculty interested in teaching masters level research methods courses must have at least a doctoral degree in Special Education, Deaf Education, or closely related field from an accredited institution.

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

For adjuncts teaching courses in Deaf education/Deaf studies, the preferred qualifications are 2 years teaching to students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

For adjuncts teaching courses in American Sign Language, the preferred qualifications are 2 years of teaching American Sign Language.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

N/A

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, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

Department

Special Education:800090

Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

765-285-5700

Posting Number

202100761F

Number of Vacancies

Multiple

Desired Start Date

08/23/2021

Position End Date

Posting Date

07/27/2021

Applications Accepted Through Date

10/27/2021

Open Until Filled

No

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

In the Applicant Documents section of this application, you have the option provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries, please contact Shannon Dieringer, Chair of the Department of Special Education at sdieringer@bsu.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Inclusive Excellence Statement


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