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Description of the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Department:
Located in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers a broad range of student training in ASL, speech & hearing sciences, clinical practice and research. The program offers ASL courses to meet foreign language requirements at the undergraduate level. SLHS also offers an undergraduate major, a master's degree in Speech Language Pathology, a doctorate of audiology, and a Ph.D. program, among others. SLHS is searching for a full time ASL instructor to teach and potentially help develop an ASL minor or a certificate in disabilities. This is a non-tenure track lecturer position and will be available in August 2018. The department consistently ranks very high in the U.S. News and World Reports' ranking of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology programs.
Overview of Job Duties:
Teach 8 sections of American Sign Language and other related courses at the undergraduate level per academic year (80% time).
Prepare, revise and develop course content and curriculum, using technology when applicable.
Evaluate student performance.
Meet with individual students as needed.
Participate in professional development activities.
Participate in department and program meetings.
Provide outreach and service to the university and region.
Provide service to the department (20% time).
Other duties as assigned.
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- MA/MS degree in ASL Education, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education or Linguistics or related field
- Three or more years teaching ASL at the post-secondary level
- Native or near-native fluency in ASL
- Experience in curriculum development and digital pedagogy
- Knowledge of and ability to use various software programs for teaching and research not limited to: PowerPoint Presentation, Keynote and Final Cut Pro X or iMovie
- Knowledge of the linguistic structure of ASL and English
- Extensive knowledge of Deaf culture
- Knowledge and training in ASL teaching pedagogy
- Evidence of positive relationships and collegiality with Deaf and hearing students, staff, and colleagues
- Ability to produce professional correspondence, written reports, proposals, and other written documents related to the ASL program and the department
- MA/MS degree or higher in ASL Education, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education or Linguistics
- Five or more years teaching ASL full time at the post-secondary level
- Evidence of participation in state and national organizations related to Linguistics, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, or teaching ASL
- Extensive knowledge of the linguistic structure of ASL and English
- Extensive knowledge of ASL teaching pedagogy and evidence of teaching evaluations
- Evidence of participation in ASL/Deaf Community organizations on local, state and/or national levels
- Evidence of leadership at the local, state, or national levels.
Special Instructions to Applicants:Please include a video ( a. Why are you a good candidate for this position and why is this position a good fit for you?
b. What are your ideas of what an ASL minor might include and which topics could you teach?
Review of applications will begin on 1/18/2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or [email protected] All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below
Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at www.cu.edu/cucareers with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:
1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).
2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf). Include all courses taught in last five years.
3. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).
4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Teaching).
5. Evidence of degree completion (transcript).
6. A video (please see Special Instructions to Applicants box, below).
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Boulder
Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10216 - SLHS-Speech,Lang&Hearing Sci
Posting Date: Oct 25, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Brenda Schick
Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00740806