LINGUIST List 29.4154

Thu Oct 25 2018

Jobs: American Sign Language; Applied Linguisitics: Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 24-Oct-2018
From: Allison Thompson <>
Subject: American Sign Language; Applied Linguisitics: Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pittsburgh
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Instructor of American Sign Language

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)


Pending budgetary approval, the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center of the Department of Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh, seeks applications for one position of a non-tenure-stream Assistant Instructor for all levels of American Sign Language instruction. The initial contract will run from September 1, 2019 through August 30, 2020 and is renewable.

Qualification Requirements:
- MA or PhD in ASL, language teaching, linguistics or a related field
- At least 3 years of experience in teaching all levels of ASL in an academic setting
- Native or near-native ability in ASL
- Good command of English

The position will have responsibility for teaching 27 credits, or their administrative equivalent, per year.

Salary and benefits:
- Access to the University’s retirement program and full medical benefits
- Salary range depends on qualifications and experiences

Apply at the application provided below by uploading:
- A letter of application,
- A current CV,
- A teaching statement (including any non-language courses you might be interested in teaching),
- Proof of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student surveys, peer and supervisor reviews),
- A diversity statement, and
- Three letters of recommendation.

Questions may be addressed to the contact information provided below.

Women and members of minority groups that are under-represented in academic are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 02-Jan-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Faculty Search Committee Anthony Verardi

Page Updated: 29-Nov-2018