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LINGUIST List 17.46

Tue Jan 10 2006

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: 22-Dec-2005
From: Sue Suslee <ssusleeumich.edu>
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
Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan invites applications
for an open 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 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 teaching courses in ASL (Signing Naturally Levels 1-3)
and Deaf Culture for the undergraduate language requirement, evaluation of
students for placement, commitment to program enrichment including all
activities related to teaching and advising, and enhancement of language lab
resources.

The full-time appointment begins September 1, 2006. We expect the initial
appointment to be a two-semester appointment (Fall term 2006 and Winter term
2007), 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, 1190 Undergraduate Science Building, Ann
Arbor, MI 48109-2215. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2006;
applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is
supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the
provisions of a collective bargaining agreement between the University of
Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization.


Address for Applications:

Dr. Patrice Speeter Beddor
204 Washtenaw Ave
1190 Undergrad Science Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2215
USA

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Ms. Sue Suslee
Email: ssusleeumich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-0353
Fax: (734) 936-3406
Website: http://ling.lsa.umich.edu/home/index.html


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