Visiting Assistant Professor/ Instructor, ASL

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Languages, Literatures, and Writing and Speech Pathology & Audiology:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach American Sign Language (ASL) developed within a Disability Studies program. This position is a joint hire between Miami’s Oxford campus and the regional campuses. The teaching load will consist of courses taught in Oxford and on the regional campuses (Hamilton, Middletown, and/or West Chester).  Teach beginning and intermediate levels.   This faculty member will be responsible for working with other instructors assigned to the ASL courses as well as coordinating syllabi and final exams. Additional teaching assignments within the department may include a course on Deaf culture that is open to all university majors.  The ASL program at Miami University began in 2013 and offers a sequence of four courses.

Require:  Bachelor's Degree in Education, Linguistics, American Sign Language, Deaf Studies or related field; evidence of at least two years highly-qualified college teaching; near native fluency in ASL and expertise in foreign language pedagogy.

Desire:  Great consideration will be given to those who can provided documentation of proficiency and expertise in the following manner – RID NAD Certification, ASLTA membership/certification, ASLPI/SLPI scores. Master’s degree preferred. Experience with online teaching is strongly desired.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness to  Inquiries may be directed to Megan Gross at [email protected]  Screening of applications will begin May 16, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to [email protected] or by phone at (513) 529-3560.  Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.




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Posted: 5/8/2018
Application Due: 7/7/2018
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