LINGUIST List 14.3445

Fri Dec 12 2003

Jobs: ASL: Specialist, San Francisco State University

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

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

Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 18:57:31 -0500 (EST)
From: pm <>
Subject: American Slign 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, Language
		 Assessment, American Sign Language




San Francisco State University (SFSU) is seeking an American Sign
Language (ASL) Linguistic Specialist for an exciting 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 ASL Linguistic Specialist will be
employed part time during test development and test revision phases of
the research project (approximately 4-8 hours per week during the
first year of the project). He/she will be primarily responsible for
consulting in developing subtests and items for the new Multimedia
Test of American Sign Language (MM-TASL). The ASL Linguistic
Specialist will provide expertise in terms of the evaluation of ASL
linguistic correctness/appropriateness of ASL test items. 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 Linguistics, Psychology, Education, Communication Studies or
related field experience; Training and expertise in ASL linguistics;
and native proficiency and fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).


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 # 7685.39

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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