Assistant/Associate Professor

The new ASL Assistant/Associate Professor will:
• Teach ASL and theory courses in the ASL/Interpreting programs
• Develop and revise ongoing curriculum
• Conduct research and scholarly activities
• Attend professional development activities
• Participate in communication development activities
• Serve the department, institute and the community as needed

  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline related to the field of sign language interpreting instruction or a relevant field (for example, Applied linguistics, cross-culture communication, communication, curriculum and instruction)
  • Knowledge of and skills in pedagogy and content of Sign Language
  • Demonstrated native-like proficiency in American Sign Language
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States at time of hire
  • ASLTA certification or another national interpreting certification
  • Teaching experience in a postsecondary setting
  • PhD education level or ABD*
    Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology search openings, then Keyword Search 6917BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
    • A statement of your teaching philosophy-summaries of student evaluations of your teaching
    • A statement about your experience with Diversity
    • A statement of your research
    • Three Reference Letters
    • Sample Syllabus
    • Document of American Sign Language Proficiency(evidence of teaching interpreting (e.g., course syllabi, internship, mentorship, professional development training taught)