LINGUIST List 31.3103

Tue Oct 13 2020

Jobs: American Sign Language; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Yale University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 12-Oct-2020
From: Suzanne Al-Labban <>
Subject: American Sign Language; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: Yale University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Lector, American Sign Language

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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


Position Description:
The Department of Linguistics at Yale University invites applications for a full-time Lector in American Sign Language to begin either on January 1st or on July 1, 2021. The initial appointment will run for three years, and is potentially renewable. The Lector will offer 5 courses in ASL and will be responsible for the continued development of the ASL curriculum.

The successful applicant will have completed an MA, PhD, or equivalent degree in ASL, linguistics, applied linguistics, Sign Language Education, or a related field, will have experience in teaching ASL in an academic setting, will have native or near-native proficiency in ASL, and will have excellent command of written English. ASLTA Certification desirable, but not necessary.

Required Documentation:
Applications for this position should be submitted at the website indicated below. The application should include:
- A letter of application,
- A current CV,
- A statement laying out the applicant's teaching philosophy and experience,
- Evidence regarding teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations or supervisor reviews),
- A sample syllabus (or other relevant teaching materials).
- Three letters of recommendation.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 30, 2020, but later applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we especially encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Chair's Assistant / Registrar Suzanne Al-Labban
Phone: 203-432-2450

Page Updated: 17-Feb-2021