Full-time Lecturer in American Sign Language at the Penn Language Center

Full-time Lecturer in American Sign Language at the Penn Language Center

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Aug 01, 2022

Penn Language Center Full-time Lecturer in American Sign Language (ASL)
The Penn Language Center invites applications for one full-time, three-year appointment (non-tenure track) as a Lecturer able to teach all levels American Sign Language in an undergraduate program committed to dynamic language instruction and Deaf community-based collaborations and learning. Possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years contingent upon satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. teaching load is 6 courses per year of elementary through advanced language and culture courses. Native or near-native linguistic ability in American Sign Language, teaching experience at the university level or evidence of supervised teaching at the university level, and excellent teaching credentials are required. MA is required, Ph.D. preferred.
Candidates should apply online at: https://facultyjobs.upenn.edu . Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. We also encourage applicants to upload evidence of excellence in teaching, such as a teaching portfolio including, if available: 1) teaching evaluations, 2) sample syllabi, assignments and assessments, etc., and 3) statement of professional development including best teaching practices in ASL. A sample teaching video, if available, is highly desired, but not required. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 12/01/2022, or until the position is filled. The position starting date is January 3rd, 2023. Penn Language Center is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html .) Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/109302

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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