Pending budgetary approval, the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center of the Department of Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh, seeks applications for one position of a non-tenure-stream Assistant Instructor for all levels of American Sign Language instruction. The initial contract will run from September 1, 2019 through August 30, 2020 and is renewable.
The position will have responsibility for teaching 27 credits, or their administrative equivalent, per year.
Apply at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjUy by uploading a letter of application, a current CV, a teaching statement (including any non-language courses you might be interested in teaching), proof of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student surveys, peer and supervisor reviews), a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Questions may be addressed to ASL@pitt.edu.
Deadline for application: November 30, 2018.
Women and members of minority groups that are under-represented in academic are especially encouraged to apply.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.
MA or PhD in ASL, language teaching, linguistics or a related field
At least 3 years of experience in teaching all levels of ASL in an academic setting
Native or near-native ability in ASL
Good command of English
Additional Salary Information: -Access to the University’s retirement program and full medical benefits
-Salary range depends on qualifications and experiences
About Department of Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh offers BA, MA and PhD programs in Linguistics, focusing on second language acquisition, Hispanic linguistics and sociolinguistics. The Department is also home to the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center, which features two active undergraduate certificate programs in Arabic and American Sign Language, and the non-credit English Language Institute.