Job: University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

Instructor Educator Faculty Position
American Sign Language & Deaf Studies Program

The School of Education in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for a full-time Instructor Educator with primary responsibilities in the American sign Language (ASL) & Deaf Studies program.  The position is expected to begin August 15, 2021.

Instructor Educators are faculty with the responsibility of providing quality learning experiences for University of Cincinnati students, and are to perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the School of Education. Faculty members report to the School of Education Director.  The successful candidate will: be experienced in teaching undergraduate ASL and Deaf Studies courses using face-to-face and online learning methods and using a variety of instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course, such as cooperative learning, experiential learning, and critical thinking and reflective practices; be familiar with Canvas as a Learning Management System (LMS); have experience with the Signing Naturally curriculum; be prepared to contribute to program development and implementation; be committed to maintaining the academic integrity of the unit, college, and university; have the ability to differentiate for and support diverse learning needs; be willing to take on leadership roles within the program, as needed; support data collection and reporting needs; be able to work collaboratively with colleagues within the program and across the unit; and perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Deaf Studies, Linguistics, or Second Language Instruction by August 1, 2021. Degrees in other related areas may be considered if candidate reasonably meets position qualifications;
  • Six academic semesters of teaching ASL and/or Deaf Studies courses at the college/university level; 
  • Experience successfully evaluating student academic performance; 
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with colleagues; and
  • A record of engagement with community service and professional organizations.

Application Requirements:

  • A cover letter describing how they meet the qualifications described above
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • A list of three 3 names of professional references (complete with title, address, email address, and phone number)

Inquiries regarding the application submission process should be directed to Kourtney Johnson: fieldskw@ucmail.uc.edu; 513-556-6515.

Interested candidates please apply at https://bit.ly/361nJJc

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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.