Adjunct Instructor, American Sign Language

Employer
Husson University
Location
Bangor

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Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Adjunct Instructor, American Sign Language

Campus:

Bangor

Full or Part Time:

Part-Time

Position Type:

Adjunct

Rank:

Adjunct

Benefits Eligible:

No

Job Description Summary:

Husson University is looking for a well-qualified and experienced student-oriented American Sign Language (ASL) instructor to teach courses in introductory ASL beginning in fall 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties associated with teaching a college language course, including developing the syllabus, preparing lessons, choosing instructional materials, delivering classes, and rigorously grading assignments.

The successful candidate must be willing to work cooperatively, following common guidelines for course content, student learning outcomes, and assessment. This includes using Husson’s Learning Management System (Canvas) and email system. Given Husson University’s mission as a professions-oriented university, the successful applicant will show appreciation for the place of language education within professional curricula.

Note: This position is for on-campus instruction.

Education and Experience:

Preference given for a degree in Deaf Studies or advanced training in ASL, and those with a masters degree in a related field. Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level preferred. Required: Demonstrated mastery of the language and proven ability to teach.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and list of three references.

Quick Link to Posting:

https://husson.peopleadmin.com/postings/3627

Organization


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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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