Pending budgetary approval and meeting enrollment minimums, the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTL) Center in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking applications for one or more non-tenure-stream positions of Part-Time Instructor of American Sign Language to begin on September 1, 2019 and end December 31, 2019. This position has the possibility of renewal.
The position will involve responsibility for teaching in the LCTL Center's ASL program. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the instructor will be responsible for participating in LCTL faculty meetings, and ASL program and curriculum meetings and LCTL events as required. Each instructor will participate in mandatory University, School, Department, and LCTL trainings.
Required Qualifications :
Bachelor's or Master's degree in American Sign Language, Deaf Studies, Linguistics or a related field
Equivalent of 1 year or more of experience teaching ASL to adults
Equivalent of 2 years or more of experience teaching ASL at a college level
Experience with the Pittsburgh area Deaf community
Send a letter of application, a current CV, a diversity statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness from student evaluations and/or observation reports from supervisors, and three letters of recommendation to email@example.com or ASL Program, Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center, Department of Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh, CL 2816, 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Deadline: September 1, 2019
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Assignment Category: Parttime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Teaching Statement, Teaching Evaluations, Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19006261
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