Adjunct Faculty- Communication Sciences and Disorders

Elmhurst, Illinois
May 11, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Elmhurst College in the greater Chicago area invites applications to join the pool of part-time (adjunct) faculty for the 2017-18 academic year.
We particularly welcome candidates interested in teaching introductory courses in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture.
Department-The undergraduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders was founded in 1946. The masters program in speech-language pathology was granted candidacy by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in 2013. The department is located in a newer building and houses a speech-language-hearing clinic and new FEES laboratory.

Essential Functions:

1. Prepare course syllabi for assigned course based on approved course description.
2. Hold regular class meetings that promote active learning and student engagement.
3. Create and administer learning activities; assign grades based on clear requirements.
4. Be available for student questions.
5. Follow College and departmental policies.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s Degree required; master’s degree preferred.
2. High proficiency in American Sign Language; prefer National Interpreter Certification or previous similar designations from the RID or the equivalent.
3. Illinois interpreter licensure preferred.
4. Will also consider candidates with a strong background in deaf education.
5. Prior experience teaching ASL and deaf culture topics is preferred.
6. Commitment to excellence in college-level teaching.

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