Job: University of Arizona – Assoc. Prof. – ASL, Deaf Studies, and Ed. Interpreting

Position Information

Title Associate Professor of Practice, Disability and Psychoeducational Studies
Department Disability Psychoeduc Studies (3204)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary The University of Arizona is pleased to announce an opening for a 1.0 FTE position for an Associate Professor of Practice (Non-Tenure Track) in American Sign Language (all levels), Deaf Studies and Educational Interpreting to begin August, 2018.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities The teaching course load will be 3 courses per semester which is 11 – 12 credits per semester.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of Deaf culture, fluency in ASL.
  • Effective teaching, leadership, research, service, and budget management.
  • Proven ability to develop collaborative internal and external partnerships.
  • Proficiency in identifying and writing applications for grants.
  • A strong commitment to diversity, and proven leadership in a bilingual/bicultural educational setting.
  • Experience with student recruitment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in interpreting, linguistics, ASL, intercultural communication, education, foreign language instruction, or an appropriately related field.
    ABD would be considered.
  • Must hold a current certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and/or American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA).
  • A minimum of three years of relevant teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching college level coursework via face-to-face methodology.
  • Experience working with students from diverse cultures.
  • Evidence of scholarship, national and state leadership.
  • Familiarity with the CCIE accreditation expectations.
  • Experience or willingness to become proficient in grant/writing/administration.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in collaboration across the academic community as well as the Deaf community.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with interpreter and ASL education and resources.
Rank Associate Professor
Tenure Information Career-Track (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes – Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21345
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates Dr. Cindy Volk
cvolk@email.arizona.edu
Open Date 03/13/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 04/02/2018
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
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