Non-Tenur Track Instructor in American Sign Language (ASL)

College of Applied Health Science
Department of Speech and Hearing Science
Non-Tenure Track Instructor Position in American Sign Language (ASL)


The Department of Speech and Hearing Science ( invites applications for a regular, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position to teach undergraduate-level language courses in American Sign Language. Other duties may include service on department committees, as assigned by the Head. Proposed start date is August 16, 2019. 

Speech and Hearing Science (SHS) at the University of Illinois is a major teaching and research unit located within the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS), which also houses the Departments of Kinesiology and Community Health; Recreation, Sport, and Tourism; and the Disability Resources and Educational Services unit. The Department of Speech and Hearing Science has approximately 20 full-time faculty and offers an undergraduate degree and three graduate degrees.


A B.A/B.S degree with native or near-native proficiency in ASL is the minimal requirement for this position, though a Master’s degree and extensive professional experience and/or certifications are preferred.  We seek candidates who have an active program of teaching ASL, and by extension Deaf Culture, and who demonstrate excellence in the classroom at the undergraduate level. Deaf candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date:

For full consideration, application materials must be received by January 10, 2019. However, review of applications may continue until the position is filled.


Application materials must be submitted online at  Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of past teaching success, names and contact information for three professional references.  Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.  For further information regarding the position, contact Dr. Laura Davies Brenier, Chair - Search Committee at

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