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Fri Oct 14 2011

Jobs: American Sign Language; Deaf Studies: Lecturer, U of Virginia

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        1.     Christopher Krentz , American Sign Language; Deaf Studies: Lecturer, University of Virginia, USA


Message 1: American Sign Language; Deaf Studies: Lecturer, University of Virginia, USA
Date: 14-Oct-2011
From: Christopher Krentz <ck9mvirginia.edu>
Subject: American Sign Language; Deaf Studies: Lecturer, University of Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: University of Virginia
Department: American Sign Language Program
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/asl/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: American Sign Language; Deaf Studies


Description:

The American Sign Language Program at the University of Virginia invites
applications for a three-year (9 month, non-tenure-track) Lecturer position,
with chance of renewal, in ASL and Deaf Studies. The appointment begins
August 25, 2012. Applicants may work in Anthropology, Education, History,
Linguistics, Psychology, Sociology, or a similar field. The teaching load is
three courses per semester; candidates should be prepared to teach
advanced ASL language and Deaf Studies courses, with the opportunity to
design new courses related to their general fields. The successful candidate
will be expected to enhance the University's rigorous ASL Program and
perform appropriate university, professional, and community service.

Qualifications:
An earned doctorate in hand by August 25, 2012 and native or near-native
ASL skills. Demonstrated theoretical or interdisciplinary interests are
desirable. Candidates should be familiar with current Deaf Studies
scholarship and have extensive experience with the Deaf community.
Experience teaching ASL on the college level, familiarity with VISTA Signing
Naturally curriculum, and American Sign Language Teaching Association
(ASLTA) certification preferred.

The University of Virginia provides reasonable accommodations under the
ADA.

To apply, qualified candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through
JobsUVa (see application URL below); search on posting 0608694 and
electronically attach the following: Cover letter of application, CV, and the
names and contact information of three references.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011; however, the position will
remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to:
Christopher Krentz, Director
American Sign Language Program
ck9mVirginia.EDU

Questions regarding the application process in JobsUVa should be directed
to:
Anne Zook
rzVirginia.EDU

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Deaf people, women, minorities, veterans, and people with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.virginia.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Christopher Krentz
Email: ck9mvirginia.edu


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