LINGUIST List 16.571

Thu Feb 24 2005

Jobs: American Sign Language: Lecturer, U of Michigan

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        1.    Sue Suslee, American Sign Language: Lecturer, University of Michigan, MI, USA

Message 1: American Sign Language: Lecturer, University of Michigan, MI, USA

Date: 24-Feb-2005
From: Sue Suslee <>
Subject: American Sign Language: Lecturer, University of Michigan, MI, USA

University or Organization: University of Michigan
Department: Linguistics
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: American Sign Language


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan invites
applications for an anticipated lecturer position in American Sign
Language. We seek candidates who hold an MA (Ph.D. preferred) in
linguistics, ASL studies, psychology, education or related field, and who
are ASLTA certified or willing to seek certification. Experience teaching
ASL for language requirement at the post-secondary level is required.
Candidates should have strong teaching abilities and be committed to
excellence in teaching; they should also have an interest in development
and application of innovative instructional methods.

Responsibilities include instructing courses in ASL (Signing Naturally
Levels 1-3) and Deaf Culture for undergraduate language requirement;
commitment to program enrichment including all activities related to
teaching and learning, evaluation of students for placement, and language
lab resources; maintenance of professional credentials; and department

The full-time one-year appointment begins September 1, 2005, with renewal
possible but not guaranteed. A letter of interest, curriculum vita,
statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (teaching
portfolio, if available), and two or three letters of recommendation should
be sent to Patrice Speeter Beddor, Chair, Department of Linguistics,
University of Michigan, 4080 Frieze Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2005; applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Address for Applications:

Dr. Patrice Beddor
University of Michigan
105 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Suzanne Suslee
Phone: (734) 764-0353
Fax: (734) 936-3406

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