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Visiting Lecturer in American Sign Language

Employer
Indiana University, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
$40,000.00 - $45,000.00
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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OAA #

IN-LART-LANG21002 https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/11765 

Title

Visiting Lecturer in American Sign Language

Appointment Status

Non-Tenure Track

Department

IUPUI World Languages And Cultures

Salary Grade

FVX

Position Summary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Department of World Language and Cultures in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer in American Sign Language with expertise in teaching ASL at all proficiency levels.  This non-tenure-track appointment is for three semesters: Spring 2022 (January 1 – May 31, 2022), Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 (August 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023). The person in this position will teach four classes per semester; service expectations include outreach to and networking with the Deaf community, interpreting agencies, and practicing interpreters.

 As an urban-serving institution whose commitment to diversity and community engagement is embodied within its mission and vision, IUPUI is a dynamic campus of nearly 30,000 students and more than 8,500 faculty and staff. As an anchor institution within the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI has been recognized for excellence in civic engagement and community partnerships. US News & World Report has recognized IUPUI as in the top twenty national universities for Best Undergraduate Teaching.  The Program in ASL/English Interpreting offers a full range of language courses as well as a Bachelor of Science degree and a Certificate in ASL/English Interpreting.  

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse learning environment and supporting the professional development of all individuals. IU prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University is also a provider of ADA services.

Basic Qualifications

 

 

 

 

Required: 

  • MA or higher in ASL Education, ASL Linguistics, or other closely related field
  •  2+ years of teaching ASL experience at the college level
  •  Native or near-native proficiency in ASL
  •  Documented evidence of teaching excellence to meet the needs of diverse learners
  •  Commitment to fostering a diverse and equitable learning environment
  •  Proficiency teaching in multiple modalities—face to face, hybrid, and online (synchronous and asynchronous)
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

Department Contact for Questions

 

 

 

 

 

Didier Bertrand, Search Committee Co-Chair, e-mail: bertrand@iupui.edu

phone: (317) 274-3902
Laura Smith, Search Committee Co-Chair/ ls29@iupui.edu 

859-229-5057 Text/MarcoPolo

ATTN: ASL Search
Department of World Languages and Cultures, 
425 University Blvd., Cavanaugh Hall 545
Indianapolis, IN 46202 

Additional Qualifications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred:
  •  ASLTA certification
  •  Expertise and experience teaching ASL linguistics courses
  • Proficiency with various instructional technologies, preferably Canvas, Zoom, and GoReact
  • Evidence of involvement in broader institutional activities (e.g., committees, work groups)
  • Involvement in local, state, and national organizations that promote best practices in ASL Education
  • Proficient at navigating cross-cultural communication in an academic setting
  • Involvement in the Deaf community

Salary and Rank

$40,000 - $45,000/FVX

Special Instructions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Candidates should submit their letter of application with comments on teaching philosophy and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and contact information for three references at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Review of applications will begin November 29, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. 

NOTE:  IU requires that all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption to be employed.

IUPUI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process must notify one of the search committee chairs a reasonable time in advance:
  

Didier Bertrand, Search Committee Co-Chair, e-mail: bertrand@iupui.edu

phone: (317) 274-3902


Laura Smith, Search Committee Co-Chair/ ls29@iupui.edu 

859-229-5057 Text/MarcoPolo

ATTN: ASL Search
Department of World Languages and Cultures, 
425 University Blvd.,Cavanaugh Hall 545
Indianapolis, IN 46202 

For Best Consideration Date

11/29/2021

Expected Start Date

01/01/2022

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