Part-time Faculty - Linguistics (ASL) Fall 2021

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Portland, ME
  • Apr 30, 2021
Part time / Adjunct English/ESL/Writing/Linguistics

Job Description

 

Position Title: Part-time Faculty - Linguistics (ASL) Fall 2021 Campus: Portland City, State: Portland, ME Department: Linguistics - PLIN Bargaining Unit: PATFA Salary Band/Wage Band: PATFA wage schedule Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine's Department of Linguistics is seeking applicants for the position of part-time instructor of American Sign Language. The ASL courses we offer include ASL 101, 102, 201, 202, 305, 306, 401, 402. The courses may be taught either in person or online.

The course descriptions are listed here:

https://usm.maine.edu/linguistics/course-descriptions

The Department of Linguistics is an undergraduate program within the College of Science, Technology and Health. Linguistics students can major in general linguistics or in a number of concentrations. We also offer several minors. Information on the programs is here: https://usm.maine.edu/linguistics/degrees

Part-time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on prior college teaching experience. In addition, USM employees, have access to the library, Cigna Employee Assistance Plan, and fitness center(s) with their USM Card. USM also offers part-time faculty the opportunity for development frequently through our Center for Collaboration and Development (CCD), the chance to get an online teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the year.

The USM community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Qualifications:

Native to near-native signing ability, ASLPI 4-5, possession of ASLTA or willingness to work toward ASLTA certification, and B.A. or more advanced degree.

Additional Qualifications for teaching online courses: Training on online delivery of ASL (beyond quick training to handle COVID situations), experience teaching ASL online.

Preferred: ASLTA certification and teaching experience.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted online via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a CV/resume; cover letter (may provide a link to a video form) that clearly states how your research and teaching interests and background articulate with the expectations stated above. Please confirm in your cover letter if you are interested in teaching online or in person courses.  You will also need to upload a list of the names and contact information of three references who are well- acquainted with your work and who are prepared to comment on your suitability to the position we are offering. At least one of the three references should be a Deaf signer of ASL.

All required materials must be submitted by May 16, 2021. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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