Lecturer- ASL and Interpreting Education

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:

The new ASL Lecturer will:

  • Teach ASL skills courses in the ASL/Interpreting programs
  • Attend professional development activities
  • Participate in communication development activities
  • Serve the department, institute and the community as needed

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 and interpreting instruction or a relevant field (for example, Applied linguistics, cross-cultural communication, communication, curriculum and instruction)
  • Knowledge of and skills in pedagogy and content of American Sign Language
  • Demonstrated native-like proficiency in American Sign Language
  • ASLTA certification or another national sign language teaching certification/ license will be obtained within one year from the starting date of employment.
  • Teaching experience in a postsecondary setting
  • MA/MS education level

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology; search openings, then keyword search 7289BR.

Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

  • A brief teaching philosophy
  • Reference letters from three people
  • Documentation of American Sign Language Proficiency
  • Contribution to Diversity Statement

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: jdlnss@rit.edu