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Job Posting: Bloomsburg University – ASL/English Interpreting Program Full-time Tenure Track Position

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
ASL/English Interpreting Program Full-time Tenure Track Position

The Department of Exceptionality Programs at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for two Full-time Faculty Positions.  Primary teaching responsibilities will include ASL and Deaf Culture related courses in the ASL/English Interpreting Program. The ASL/English Interpreting Program prepares students to work as interpreters in the Deaf community and is a four-year Bachelor Degree program.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities may include teaching and/or supervising in other relevant areas that support the program. Expectations of this position include continued scholarship and service. Instructional delivery can occur through online, traditional, and alternative instructional methods and can occur on main campus or off-site educational locations. Voluntary summer contracts may be available.

Position (AA) Numbers: 74-4-062 and 74-4-063

Job Title/Rank: Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience and preparation. Completing these searches is contingent upon available funding

Date of Appointment:  August 24, 2015 

Qualifications/Experience: Earned Ph.D. or Ed. D. in a related field to ASL, Linguistics or Interpreting from an accredited institution required.Preferred Skills/Expertise:  Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations is preferred. Evidence of skills/expertise in ASL is preferred.  ASLTA (American Sign Language Teachers Association) certification is preferred. Experience teaching ASL and Deaf Culture courses at the college level is preferred. RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) certification preferred. Prior experience in supervision of student interpreters is preferred. Evidence of scholarly activity and professional development is preferred.

Application Process: A complete application includes a letter of application addressing qualifications and experiences for the position,curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional reference).Submit applications materials online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bloomuedu/default.cfm. Prior to final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check, including but not limited to employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Questions may be directed to Dr. Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Chair Search and Screen Committee, Department of Exceptionality Programs ASL/English Interpreting Program Search, at jbentley@bloomu.edu.

Finalists for these positions must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process as judged by department faculty. Recommendation for employment is needed by the majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department conducting the search. To be given full consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2014 but the position will remain open until filled and completion of this search is contingent upon available funding.

The University encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer.