Asst Professor of ASL Interpreting – University of Louisville

Assistant Professor of American Sign Language Interpreting

University of Louisville
Classical and Modern Languages
http://louisville.edu/modernlanguages/

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages of the University of Louisville seeks to hire a dedicated professional to teach courses in Interpreting Studies and all levels of American Sign Language.  This tenure-track position will begin Fall 2016 at the Assistant Professor rank.  Native or near-native proficiency in ASL and Ph.D. or equivalent (i.e., terminal degree in the field) in American Sign Language, Teaching ASL, ASL Linguistics, Deaf Education or other appropriate field are required.

Commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is essential.  Candidates must have demonstrated teaching effectiveness in the field of interpreter education at various levels. RID ASL interpreting certificate and/or ASLTA credentials are highly desirable.

Applicants must present an active research agenda, have experience in working with the Deaf Community, and be willing to work collaboratively with administrators, colleagues, and students as the program continues to develop its bachelor’s program in ASL Interpreting Studies.

For full application instructions and access to the online application, please visit http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/jobs/currentopenings. (Select Faculty/Administrator Positions, then search for Job UL494.) Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Dave Coyne, chair of the search committee, at dave.coyne@louisville.edu. Applications completed by February 1, 2016 will receive full consideration.

The University of Louisville is a state-supported research university located in the city of Louisville, Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area and home to a diverse and vibrant international community. U of L is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and, in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.