Tenure Track Faculty 5595BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID ASL & Interpreting Education
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track, Tenured Faculty Discipline: American Sign Language (ASL) Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 11-Aug-2021
Department/College Description NTID / ASL and Interpreting Education Department
Detailed Job Description 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
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. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Masters 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
ASLTA certification is required by the end of two-year period from the date of hiring.
Teaching experience in a postsecondary setting
PhD education level or ABD*
*This tenure-track position requires that the candidate possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field. If the successful candidate is ABD, they will begin their employment with lecturer status. The position will be converted to tenure track at the start of the contract year after the candidate has completed the degree. At that time, the probationary period for tenure review as specified in the letter of hire will begin.
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution
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