Lecturer of American Sign Language (ASL)

Job description

Position Title:

Lecturer of American Sign Language (ASL)





FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Salary commensurate with experience and education.

Position Type:

Interim Full Time


College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dept of World Languages and Cultures



Contact Name:

Leif French, Ph.D.


Leif French, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures
Professor of Applied Linguistics/French
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2147

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The American Sign Language (ASL) program at Sam Houston State University is seeking applications for an full time lecturer (4/4) to teach American Sign Language courses at the introductory and intermediate levels.

Course requirements may include a combination of teaching on-campus classes at the main campus in Huntsville, TX and online classes, depending on the needs of the academic department.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

The primary requirement for the position is the completion of 18 graduate credit hours in American Sign Language (i.e., beyond the Bachelor’s degree). The ideal candidate will also have prior experience and a strong interest in teaching ASL at the university level, using both hybrid and online delivery methods.

Other Requirements for the Position:

This posting is for Spring 2021/Fall 2021.

Special Instructions Summary:

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/23/2020
Application Due: 12/22/2020
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