Lecturer or Assistant Professor in ASL - American Sign Language Program

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-06-27
Req: R0007806

The American Sign Language Program at the University of Virginia invites applications for a three-year (9-month, non-tenure track, with chance of renewal) Lecturer or Assistant Professor, General Faculty, position in ASL and Linguistics/Comparative Linguistics.  The anticipated start date is August 25, 2019.  
The teaching load for this position is three courses per semester.  Candidates for this position should be prepared to teach Linguistics/Comparative Linguistics courses as well as ASL language courses at beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced levels.  They will also have the opportunity to design new courses related to their general fields of interest.  Appropriate university, professional, and community service will also be expected.
M.A. required, Ph.D. preferred, in the areas of ASL or ASL/Comparative Linguistics, but applicants with degrees in Anthropology, Education, Deaf Studies, Sign Language Interpreting, or other related fields are welcome to apply.  The successful candidate must have native or near-native proficiency in ASL.  Three years or more of teaching at the university level is preferred as is ASLTA certification.  The successful candidate should have extensive experience with the Deaf community and will be expected to bring a level of enthusiasm, excitement, and innovation to teaching that further enhances our growing, rigorous ASL Program (which includes World Language requirement satisfaction and a Minor in ASL and Deaf Culture).


Please apply at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (or through Workday for internal applicants). Complete an application online and attach the following. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded to the application.

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Link to an online portfolio of representative personal creative work
  • Contact information for three references

Questions regarding the application process in should be directed to: Savanna Galambos, Senior Faculty Search Advisor, [email protected] 
UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area.  To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/. For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Deaf people, women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 6/30/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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