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LINGUIST List 18.392

Mon Feb 05 2007

Jobs: American Sign Language: Lecturer, University of Washington

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        1.    Julia Herschensohn, American Sign Language: Lecturer, University of Washington, WA, USA


Message 1: American Sign Language: Lecturer, University of Washington, WA, USA
Date: 01-Feb-2007
From: Julia Herschensohn <phonemeu.washington.edu>
Subject: American Sign Language: Lecturer, University of Washington, WA, USA


University or Organization: University of Washington
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://depts.washington.edu/lingweb/
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: American Sign Language

Description:

An appointment at the rank of lecturer is intended in the area of American
Sign Language instruction. We seek candidates who are native or
near-native signers of ASL. Candidates should either be ASLTA certified or
working towards such certification. Experience teaching ASL at the
post-secondary level is required. Candidates who hold an MA in
linguistics, ASL studies, psychology, education, or a related field are
preferred. Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching.

Responsibilities include establishment of a new beginning and intermediate
level ASL program at UW; teaching two undergraduate classes per quarter in
ASL and Deaf Culture; evaluation of students for placement within the
program; commitment to program enrichment, including all activities related
to teaching and advising; and working with Language Learning Center staff
on the development of resources for ASL classes.

The 100% FTE appointment (three quarters per year) begins September 16,
2007 and is renewable on an annual basis. A letter of interest, curriculum
vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching portfolio (course
syllabi, student evaluations, etc.), and three letters of recommendation
should be sent to the address below.

Priority will be given to applications received before March 1, 2007.
Review of applications will commence at that time.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff
and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals
with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Washington, a
recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility,
is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

Address for Applications:
Chair, ASL Search Committee
Linguistics Department
University of Washington
Box 354340
Seattle, WA 98195-4340
USA

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2007 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Joyce Parvi
Email: phonemeu.washington.edu
Phone: 206-543-2046
Fax: 206-685-7978
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