DEPARTMENT OF INTERPRETATION
NON-TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION
GRADUATE SCHOOL AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS
POSITION CONTINGENT ON FUNDING
Job ID: 18049
Gallaudet University serves deaf and hard of 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 deaf, hard of hearing members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.
The Department of Interpretation has B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Interpretation and Center for the Advancement of Interpreting and Translation Research. The department is seeking to fill this open non-tenured faculty position with someone who will teach undergraduate and/or graduate interpretation, intra-lingual and ASL-English translation courses. This appointment will be non-tenured track.
- Earned a master degree in a language-related field required and has had experience teaching interpreting and/or translating for at least three years.
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching American Sign Language/English interpreting.
- Knowledge and skills in pedagogy and content relevant to interpreting education.
- Excellent American Sign Language (ASL) skills, including the ability to lecture and conduct daily department business in ASL, at all time of application. A proficiency level of 4 or better on the ASLPI or Advanced Plus or better on ASLPI: ASL.
- Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
- R.I.D., AVLIC or ASLTA certifications or documented equivalent for international applicants.
- Teach interpretation, intra-lingual and ASL-English translation courses from introductory to advanced levels to Gallaudet interpretation graduate and undergraduate students.
- Provides ASL coaching with individualized, in-depth diagnostic feedback for interpretation students.
- Seeks and engages in professional development opportunities to enhance competencies and stays abreast of current pedagogy, trends/practices and research in the teaching of interpretation and translation.
- Participate in department and university faculty activities and professional service.
- Other duties as assigned by the chair.
Salary and Rank:
Lecturer. Rank and salary commensurate with degree, experiences and qualifications. Appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year.
Position begins August 2019 or until filled.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, official graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference demonstrating quality of interpreting experience, teaching interpretation and/or American Sign Language, and scholarly activity to:
The Department of Interpretation Search Committee
Attention: Dr. Keith M. Cagle
800 Florida Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695