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Instructor of American Sign Language
About this Opportunity
The Department of Special Education welcomes applications for an
Instructor of American Sign Language.
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Length of Appointment
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 American Sign Language ( ASL ). Both on campus and
online courses are available.
Please note that applications will remain active for one year from
the posting date. 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.
Adjuncts teaching undergraduate courses in ASL, the minimum
qualifications include a masters degree in American Sign Language,
Deaf Culture Studies or a closely related field from an accredited
Adjuncts teaching graduate level courses must have a doctoral
degree in American Sign Language, Deaf Culture Studies or a closely
related field from an accredited institution or meet the tested
Documented evidence of fluency 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.
For adjuncts teaching courses in ASL, the preferred qualifications
2 years of teaching ASL in a post-secondary setting.
Documented evidence of fluency in ASL .
Examples: ASLPI rating of 4+/5 or SLPI : ASL rating of Advanced,
passing a state-level performance exam, submission of teaching
demonstration with application materials.
Ability to teach courses on-campus.
Requires successful completion of a background check and education
Position Title(s) Supervised
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.
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Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Applications Accepted Through Date
Open Until Filled
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must be received by the date indicated here. (Applications will
continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a
sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is
filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to
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
Information for Applications Requiring a Cover Letter
Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information
For inquiries, please contact Kim Martell, Interim Chair of the
Department of Special Education at firstname.lastname@example.org
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