The University of Lynchburg invites applications for an Assistant Professor/Instructor in American Sign Language for a two-year Regular Part-time (RPT) appointment to begin August 2021. The successful candidate will have evidence of excellence in liberal arts teaching and the desire to take a significant role in helping the University build the ASL program. Candidates must have a master’s degree in the field of American Sign Language & Interpreter Education (ASL&IE), or a Master’s degree with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in the discipline, and possess demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with a diverse student body. ASLTA certification, Advanced or Superior Level on SLPI:ASL or similar proficiency assessment is preferred; a background in early/elementary education is desirable. The successful candidate will teach a 3-3 load.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcript, a statement on their approach to inclusive curriculum and diversity in higher education, and names and contact information for three references to: Search Committee, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, c/o Julie Williams to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should be received by March 15. The search committee will conduct interviews via Google Meet with semi-finalists and will invite finalists to further interviews and a teaching demonstration via Google Meet. The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University. EOE.
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.