Position in World Languages

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Assistant Professor of American Sign Language

Tenure Track Teaching Position at Gardner-Webb University in American Sign Language with Focus on Interpreting.

Gardner-Webb University seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of American Sign Language with a strong focus on Interpreting.

Applicants should have a doctorate in Interpreting or a related field, superior or superior plus on the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview, National Interpreter Certification, the ability to get a North Carolina Interpreting License, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education and public outreach.

Preferred qualifications include: ASLTA certification or willingness to obtain, and training as a SLPI evaluator or willingness to obtain. Qualified individuals lacking a doctorate may be considered, depending on experience and may be in a non-tenure track position. The successful candidate will be able to teach a full range of interpreting courses and lower level ASL courses.

Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, residential, private institution located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina (50 miles southwest of Charlotte), offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 4,000 students.

Gardner-Webb University currently offers a four-year degree in American Sign Language with a minor in interpreting. Our goal is to prepare students to interpret in the community, to teach ASL, and to have the language skills and cultural sensitivity necessary to work with deaf people in a variety of settings. Many of our students go on to complete graduate degrees in deaf education, counseling, and social work.

The University desires to fill the positions no later than August 1, 2022, and will consider candidates interested in starting January 1, 2022. Salary and benefits are competitive with institutions of a similar size and purpose. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Bernhard Martin, P.O. Box 7266, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017. E-mail: [email protected]create new email