The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY seeks applications for the position of Instructor in the area of American Sign Language. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and/or upper division American Sign Language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) in hybrid/in-person and online at both Tempe and Downtown Phoenix campuses, hold office hours and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials, and class assignments. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 2021.
The College values cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
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Qualifications & Application Instructions:
MA in American SignLanguage pedagogy, Deaf Studies, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment.
Three years’ experience in higher education teaching American Sign Language courses (elementary through advanced level) in-person, hybrid, asynchronously, and evidence of effective teaching.
Native/near-native proficiency in both American Sign Language and English.
Demonstrated proficiency in online teaching and/or appropriate technologies in language instruction.
Experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching American Sign Language.
Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.
To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/85138. Please submit the following application materials in single electronic file:
Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
Language teaching philosophy statement.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
Contact information for three (3) references.
Initial application deadline is April 26, 2021; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Internal Number: 16695
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