Visiting Lecturer

Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Visiting Lecturer

Requisition Number: FTFR000976

Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The American Sign Language Program in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Visiting Lecturer, with an expected start date of Fall 2017. The successful candidate will have a record of consistently successful teaching at the post-secondary level.
The position will support the University's commitment to innovation in teaching as well as the ASL Program's vision of preparing individuals to interact in a positive and supportive manner with members of the American Deaf Community. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.


The successful candidate must have successful experience teaching ASL at the post-secondary level, hold ASLTA certification (or be willing to work toward certification). A PhD or its equivalent is preferred. However, strong candidates holding an appropriate Master’s degree (e.g. Teaching ASL, ASL Linguistics) who have a proven record of successful teaching will definitely be considered.

Additional Information:
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts ( Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities.

Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest along with the names of three references. Candidates will be notified before their references are contacted.

To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to Professor Dennis Cokely, at Review of applications will begin July 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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