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Cornell University - Lecturer, American Sign Language
Lecturer, American Sign Language
Department of Linguistics
College of Arts & Sciences
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
 
The Department of Linguistics at Cornell University seeks to hire a lecturer/senior lecturer (rank will depend on experience) to teach all levels of American Sign Language, and to assist with course development, and use of technology to enhance learning. This is a full-time three-year appointment with the possibility of reappointment contingent upon a successful review and continuing needs. The teaching load is six courses per year of elementary through advanced language courses.  Candidates should hold a minimum of an MA in Teaching ASL or a related field.  Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of at least two years of language teaching at the university level.  Those with knowledge of Deaf culture are encouraged to apply.  English proficiency and ASL native-equivalent fluency is required.

The Department of Linguistics, and the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell, embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Members of all underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information, contact Senior Lecturer Brenda Schertz (search committee chair) at bs794@cornell.edu.

Application details: Electronic submission to Academic Jobs Online - https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/27427. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement (including teaching philosophy and brief course descriptions), a link to a minimum of a three- minute video on any topic that provides a good representation of your ASL skills, and the names of three references. The candidate may also submit a statement detailing how they would contribute to the goal of diversity.

We ask applicants for all faculty positions to share their experiences and/or approaches (past, current, or future) to fostering learning, research, service, and/or outreach in a diverse community. Applicants may choose to submit a stand-alone statement or embed the information in other parts of their application materials.

To ensure fullest consideration, applications should be submitted by May 10, 2024. Acknowledgement of receipt will be made by email.

Pay Range: 
$49,700 - $164,000
Actual salary offers in the College of Arts and Sciences will be based on education, experience, discipline, and relevant skills.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on any protected characteristic, including race, ethnic or national origin, citizenship and immigration status, color, sex/gender, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age, creed, religion, actual or perceived disability (including persons associated with such a person), arrest and/or conviction record, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identity, an individual’s genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations in accordance with applicable law.
Position: Cornell University - Lecturer, American Sign Language
Organization: Cornell University
Location: Ithaca,  NY 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 4/1/2024
Date Posted: 4/3/2024
Requirements Candidates should hold a minimum of an MA in Teaching ASL or a related field.  Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of at least two years of language teaching at the university level.  Those with knowledge of Deaf culture are encouraged to apply.  English proficiency and ASL native-equivalent fluency is required.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/7/2024
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