LINGUIST List 29.595

Mon Feb 05 2018

Jobs: American Sign Language; General Linguistics: Rank Open, Gallaudet University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 05-Feb-2018
From: Julie Hochgesang <>
Subject: American Sign Language; General Linguistics: Rank Open, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., USA
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University or Organization: Gallaudet University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Full-time Tenure-track faculty, Dept of Linguistics at Gallaudet

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Signed Languages

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


- Teach graduate courses in the MA and PhD programs in linguistics.
- Teach undergraduate courses in the undergraduate minor in linguistics.
- Advise and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in linguistics.
- Engage in scholarship and/or research in the field and generate external funding for research and student support.
- Participate in development, assessment, and revision of LIN programs, including online and certification courses/programs
- Participate in program, department, and university faculty activities and professional service.
- Other duties as assigned by the chair.

- Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching linguistics.
- Ph.D. in linguistics or closely related field. To be considered for tenure at Gallaudet University, a candidate must possess a terminal degree; outstanding applicants in dissertation stage may considered.
- Ability to lecture in American Sign Language.
- Record of (or clear potential for) research and scholarship in signed language linguistics and demonstrated success or clear potential for generating external funding for research.

Salary and Rank:
Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year.

Starting Date: August 2018

Gallaudet University serves deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students from many different backgrounds and seeks to develop a workforce that reflects the diversity of its student body. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages applications for open positions from candidates who are deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Julie Hochgesang

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