Visiting Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies, Developmental English (6151BR) Rochester Institute of Technology(RIT)

Requisition Numberr: 6151BR

School/ Department: Liberal Studies

College: National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID)

Faculty Rank : Visiting Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure-Track Visiting

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The Department of Liberal Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf invites applications for one faculty position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The position is a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment for 3 academic years. Application reviews will begin during fall 2021.

The Visiting Assistant Professor will:
• Teach and tutor courses in Developmental English
• Assist with DLS curricular work
• Implement and run the Grammar Lab
• Conduct and publish scholarly research
• Attend professional development activities
• Participate in communication development activities
• Participate in antiracism, diversity and inclusion development activities
• Participate fully in the department’s curricular initiatives and related faculty duties

THE COLLEGE/Department

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf web page is located at and the Department of Liberal Studies web page is located at The department has two degree programs, of which this is one, and the Applied Liberal Arts AS degree. DLS also offers tutoring in English and liberal arts, and is actively engaged in research. Some courses are taught for the College of Liberal Arts by DLS faculty. Come and work for an innovative and exciting department!


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Master degree in Adult Education

More than three years teaching experience in Developmental English

Experience establishing a grammar lab

Proficient in ASL

Ability to teach a variety of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and hearing students who may utilize a variety of communication and learning modalities

Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.


Apply online at; search openings, then Keyword Search 6151BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

-The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
-Contribution to Diversity Statement
-Statement of teaching philosophy