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Lecturer-Pool Faculty of World Languages and Cultures (ASL) - 1 Position to be Filled

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Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Position Title:

Lecturer-Pool Faculty of World Languages and Cultures (ASL) - 1 Position to be Filled

Requisition:

202100084F

Rank:

Lecturer-Pool

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Interim Part-Time

College:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department:

Dept of World Languages and Cultures

Open Date:

07/15/2021

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27945

Contact Name:

Leif French, Ph.D.

Title:

Chair
Sam Houston State University
Department of World Languages & Cultures
Box 2147
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone:

936-294-1979

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 adjunct instructor to teach American Sign Language courses at the introductory and intermediate levels.

Lecturer-Pool faculty are term positions hired to teach one to four courses per semester. Course requirements may include a combination of teaching on-campus classes at the main campus in Huntsville, and online classes, depending on the needs of the academic department. Lecturer-Pool faculty hiring is based upon student demand, on a semester-by-semester basis.

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.

Experience Required for the Position:

Teaching experience preferred.

Other Requirements for the Position:

This posting is for Fall 2021 semester.

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:

Yes

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Organization

About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Website:
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States
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