ASL position announcement

Sherman Wilcox wilcox at MAIL.UNM.EDU
Wed Nov 1 21:58:57 UTC 1995

Position Available:  ASL Lecturer
University of New Mexico

The Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico announces an
opening for the position of Lecturer to commence in August 1996, pending
budget capability.  The main responsibility for this full-time, permanent
position  is to teach undergraduate courses in American Sign Language

Minimum Qualifications:  Master's Degree; native or near-native ASL skills;
bicultural with experience in interacting comfortably in  both the Deaf and
hearing communities; and experience in teaching ASL.

Desirable Qualifications:  Significant graduate-level education in
Linguistics, ASL Instruction, Deaf Studies, or related fields; ability to
teach other courses in the Interpreter Education Program, such as Deaf
Culture; ability to work effectively with students and colleagues; ability
and desire to work with program faculty in developing a state-of-the-art
program in Interpreter Education and ASL instruction.

Deadline for receipt of applications is January 15, 1996.  Send letter of
interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to:

        Bill Isham, Chair
        ASL Search Committee
        Dept. of Linguistics
        University of New Mexico
        Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196.

This position includes a full benefits package.  Salary is commensurate
with qualifications.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

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