CHP-N-3138, Clinical Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator, Deaf Studies

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Clinical Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator, Deaf Studies

Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Deaf Studies

College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions invites applications for a non-tenure-track, 10-month Clinical Assistant Professor to serve as the program coordinator and teach ASL and/or Deaf Studies content courses in the Undergraduate Deaf Studies degree program beginning August 2018.  


Master’s degree in Deaf Studies, American Sign Language (ASL), or related area. Experience in program management and leadership. Excellent computer, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to lecture and conduct daily department business in ASL. Ability to communicate conduct daily department business in written English.


General responsibilities: Undergraduate class instruction; academic advising, university, community and professional service; and scholarly activities. All clinical faculty are assigned an instructional workload of eight (8) course units per academic year. Coordinator duties usually include 1 unit of academic advising and 1 unit release for program administration.

Program Coordinator responsibilities: Conduct Deaf Studies (DFST) program meetings and submit program minutes; manage administrative processes associated with the DFST program; coordinate program management with the department chairperson; coordinate ASL screening program in collaboration with the ASL coordinator; coordinate DFST internships; plan Open House events for student recruitment, work with faculty to optimize student advising; work with residence life on activity planning for the ASL residential learning community; assist with efforts to recruit and retain DFST faculty; direct DFST assessment data collection and submission; represent DFST program to internal and external constituents; review DFST content on university webpage and other marketing materials; coordinate DFST internship course.

Related Information:

The Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies currently has 23 full-time faculty who teach over 500 undergraduate majors across two baccalaureate degree programs and over 120 students across two graduate programs. The Deaf Studies program is approaching its 20th year, with over 230 students across the Deaf Studies major and minor. The Deaf Studies program includes 5 full-time faculty plus adjunct professors. Towson University offers excellent fringe benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition waiver education for employees and immediate family.

Towson University:

Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore’s largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation from professional references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Application materials should be directed to the chair of the search committee:

Diana C. Emanuel, PhD, Department Chairperson

Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

Questions should be directed to Dr. Emanuel via email at [email protected] . Voice or Relay calls should be directed to Dr. Emanuel at 410-704-2417.

A Criminal Background I0nvestigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CHP-N-3138.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 2/8/2018
Application Due: 4/9/2018
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