Full/Part Time Status: Full Time Position Description:|
The American Sign Language program in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The University of Iowa invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position for the 2013-14 academic year, renewable for an additional two years (2014-16) and then renewable in three year increments pending positive teaching reviews and college authorization. Responsibilities include teaching four sections of ASL per year (maximum 22 students per section) using an immersion curriculum (Signing Naturally), two advanced courses per year, and contributing to curriculum and materials development for the program. Summer employment possible if desired, dependent upon program needs and resources. Starting date for the position is August 21, 2013.
The American Sign Language Program, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division and Department reflect this commitment. Women, minority, deaf, and hard of hearing candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. Education Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree with at least four years of college teaching experience. Required Qualifications:
Fluency in ASL and knowledge of its structure; American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA) certification or willingness to obtain certification once employed. Desirable Qualifications:
Master’s degree; ability to offer advanced courses such as ASL linguistics, Deaf culture, Deaf studies, or ASL/English interpreting.
The University of Iowa - 15 months ago