Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Rochester Institute of Technology
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 6, 2022

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Non-Tenure Track Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
NTID ASL & Interpreting Education

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Discipline: American Sign Language & Interp Education
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date:

Detailed Job Description
The new interpreting Lecturer will:
  • Teach interpreting skills courses in the ASL-English Interpreter Education Program
  • Attend professional development activities
  • Participate in communication development activities
  • Serve the department, institute and the community as needed
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

Department/College Description
The NTID/ASL and Interpreting Education Department is the world's largest, CCIE accredited, interpreting education programs. ASLIE serves over 200 students through its multiple programs, including a Master of Science in Healthcare Interpretation, Bachelor of Science in ASL-English Interpretation, Certificate in Healthcare Interpreting, Certificate in Educational Interpreting and a Certificate in Deaf Interpreting. Department faculty also teach several hundreds of hearing, deaf and hard-of-hearing students taking ASL courses. RIT/NTID is the home of the world's largest pool of interpreting practitioners in the nation, providing communication access to students cross-registered in RIT's eight other colleges.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in an appropriate discipline related to the field of sign language and interpreting instruction or a relevant field (e.g, but not limited to applied linguistics, cross-cultural communication, communication, curriculum and instruction)
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
  • Knowledge of and skills in pedagogy and content of interpreting
  • Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language and English
  • RID certification or another national interpreting certification will be obtained within one year from the starting date of employment.
  • Teaching experience in a postsecondary setting

Required Minimum Education Level

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Reference Letter, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at; search openings, then Keyword Search 7503BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three reference letters
  • Documentation of American Sign Language Proficiency
  • Statement of Diversity Contribution
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at:

Application deadline: January 31. 2023

The direct link to this posting can be found here:
Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.


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