LINGUIST List 14.3438

Fri Dec 12 2003

Jobs: ASL: Specialist, San Francisco State University

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  1. pm, American Sign Language: Specialist, San Francisco State University

Message 1: American Sign Language: Specialist, San Francisco State University

Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 18:50:00 -0500 (EST)
From: pm <>
Subject: American Sign Language: Specialist, San Francisco State University

University or Organization: San Francisco State University
Department: Special Education
Rank of Job: ASL Linguistic Specialist
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition, Language Description, American
		 Sign Language, Language Assessment




San Francisco State University (SFSU) is seeking a software designer
with strong competencies in HTML, Java, and database development. The
candidate will be a part of a new research project on the Multimedia
Assessment of American Sign Language (ASL) Proficiency for Deaf
Students. This 3-year project is funded by the U.S. Department of
Education. The software designer will be employed part time during
test development and test revision phases of the research project
(anticipate 250 hours during the first year depending on the design
and modification of the test ). He/she will be primarily responsible
for developing the software used to deliver the new Multimedia Test of
American Sign Language (MM-TASL) to deaf students. The software
designer will provide expertise that will leverage technology to
deliver a more reliable, valid, and useful assessment. This individual
will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other members of
the research team including the Test and Measurement Specialist,
Videographer, Computer Programmer and Graphic Artist.


B.A. in Computer Science or related field experience; 5+ years of
professional experience designing software of comparable complexity.

Knowledge of ASL, Psychology, or Linguistics.


For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Philip Prinz
San Francisco State University


Applicants interested in applying for the position can access an
application form on the San Francisco State University Human Resources
Job # 7681.39
Please send a resume and names of two references to Dr. Prinz.

SFSU Non-Discriminatory Employment Practice

It is the policy of San Francisco State University (SFSU) to seek to
hire individual members of ethnic minority groups, women, and
individuals with disabilities and deafness.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Philip Prinz
	1600 Holloway Ave
	Burk Hall #154
	San Francisco, CA 94132
	United States of America
	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Dr. Philip Prinz

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