15.3560, Jobs: ASL/Sign Lang Ling: Asst Prof, Gallaudet U

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Subject: 15.3560, Jobs: ASL/Sign Lang Ling: Asst Prof, Gallaudet U

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Date: 21-Dec-2004
From: Scott Liddell < scott.liddell at gallaudet.edu >
Subject: American Sign Language & Sign Language Linguistics: Asst Prof, Gallaudet University, DC, USA


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Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 21:55:57
From: Scott Liddell < scott.liddell at gallaudet.edu >
Subject: American Sign Language & Sign Language Linguistics: Asst Prof, Gallaudet University, DC, USA


University or Organization: Gallaudet University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Sign Language Linguistics
Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ASE)

Description:

Tenure-track or pre-tenure track faculty position
Position contingent on funding

Gallaudet University serves deaf and hard of hearing students from many
different backgrounds and seeks to develop a workforce that reflects the
diversity of its student body. Gallaudet is an equal employment
opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of
hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with
disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.

Qualifications:
- Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching linguistics required.
- Ph.D. in Linguistics or closely related field. To be considered for tenure at
   Gallaudet University, a candidate must possess a terminal degree; applicants
   who lack a terminal degree may be required to spend up to three years in a
   pre-tenure track position prior to being awarded a tenure-track position.
- Ability to lecture in American Sign Language strongly preferred.
- Substantial research and experience in sign language linguistics.
   Preference will be given to applicants with the background and ability to
   teach ASL phonology.

Responsibilities:
- Teach undergraduate linguistics courses.
- Teach graduate courses in the M.A. and Ph.D. Programs in Linguistics.
- Supervise undergraduate and graduate students in linguistics.
- Undertake scholarly studies.
- Fulfill program, department and university committee assignments.
- Other duties as assigned by the chair.

Salary and Rank:
Instructor/Assistant professor position, rank and salary commensurate
with experience and qualifications. Appointment will be for the
regular nine month academic year.

Starting Date: August 16, 2005

Application Procedures:
Send letter of application, vita, official transcripts of graduate work and
three letters of reference demonstrating quality of research and teaching to the
address below.


Address for Applications:

Dr. Scott Liddell
Linguistics Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States of America

Application Deadline: 25-Feb-2005

Contact Information:

Dr. Scott Liddell
Email: scott.liddell at gallaudet.edu
Phone: (202) 651-5450
Fax: (202) 651-5741
Website: http://linguistics.gallaudet.edu/


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