Job no: 496737
Position type: part-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
The Department of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics (LCL) at Bucknell University invites applicants for a two-semester, adjunct professor of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture Lecturer for the AY 2021-22. The LCL department is strongly committed to develop the ASL Program, hence this one-year appointment is offered with the possibility of renewal. Primary duties include teaching two 0.5 credit courses (SIGN 101) in Fall ‘21 and two 0.5 credit courses (SIGN 102), as well as an 1.0 credit intensive course (SIGN 101A) in Spring ‘22. A Deaf Culture content-course may also be considered. Candidates that are deaf or hard of hearing are encouraged to apply.
- An earned degree in ASL, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, Interpreting or a closely related field from an accredited institution
- Evidence of ASL skills at an American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI)-level 4 or higher
- A minimum of two years of experience teaching ASL
- Documentation of excellence in teaching (e.g., from course evaluations or other evidence)
- RID Certification or other nationally recognized Certification
Please submit the following information through Bucknell’s online career site (careers.bucknell.edu):
- A cover letter
- Curriculum vitae or resume
- Teaching philosophy statement, including commitment to diversity and inclusion
- Most recent teaching evaluations
- Names and contact information for 3 references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.
Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.
Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.
Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Advertised: 09 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time