American Sign Language Lecturer - 11687BR

American Sign Language Lecturer

Department: 
Special Education
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
F-Faculty

Position Overview

The University of Kansas Department Of Special Education invites applications for part-time, temporary lecturer positions as course instructors in American Sign Language courses. Amount of work required can vary by position and will range in FTE.
Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool for future consideration. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

100% - Part-time lecturers teach undergraduate-level courses and possibly graduate-level ASL courses.

Required Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree in Deaf Studies, American Sign Language, Deaf Education, or a related discipline or Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in ASL
  2. Demonstrated experience and excellence in teaching as evidenced in application materials
  3. One year or more of experience teaching ASL to undergraduate students

Preferred Qualifications

  1. A PhD in Deaf Studies, American Sign language, Deaf Education or a related discipline
  2. ASLTA Certification
  3. Evidence in application materials of positive contributions to the Deaf community.
  4. Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with colleagues to achieve common goals.
  5. Demonstrated ability to employ multiple teaching strategies to create student-centered classrooms
  6. An understanding of the working Code of Ethics for ASL Interpreters
  7. Capable of working independently
  8. Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population, effectively utilizing excellent oral and written communication skills.
  9. Excellent interpersonal skills
  10. Patience and resourcefulness in motivating and inspiring students to achieve excellence in their foreign language development.
  11. A working knowledge of the Signing Naturally Curriculum

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes: (1) Online application, with the following attached; (2) Resume; (3) a cover letter; (4) a list of three professional references including contact information.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Contact Information to Applicants

Shaunna Price - Shaunna.price@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$4000 - $4,500 per course

Application Review Begins

02-May-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
11687BR
Department:
Special Education
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
F-Faculty
Application Review Begins:
02-May-2018
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