Teaching Specialist (American Sign Language Program), Department of Educational Psychology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
September 18, 2018
44000.00 - 46000.00
The Teaching Specialist Position with The American Sign Language Program, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education and Human Development is a 9 month, Professional Academic (P&A) appointment, 100% time, annually renewable, non-tenured position that involves fulltime teaching, professional development opportunities, and student engagement.
Teaching (90%) ?
Teach 6 sections of American Sign Language at the undergraduate level per Academic year.
Prepare, revise and develop course content and curriculum using technology
Evaluate student performance
Meet with individual students as needed
Complete professional development assignments
Participate in department and program meetings
Provide external support services and outreach
Other Duties (10%)
Other duties as assigned
BA/BS degree in ASL Education, Deaf Studies, Linguistics or related fields (candidates with BA/BS in other fields will be considered only if that individual can provide evidence of two years full-time teaching ASL using the Signing Naturally and/or Master ASL Curriculum)
American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA) Certification or the ability to obtain certification within one year of hire.
Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of professionals and colleagues in a variety of environments in an open, honest and professional manner to promote an effective instructional team.
Extensive knowledge of the linguistic structure of ASL and English.
Extensive knowledge of Deaf culture.
MA/MS degree in ASL Education, Deaf Studies, and Linguistics.
Two or more years teaching ASL using Signing Naturally curriculum: Levels 1-3.
Evidence of participation in ASL/Deaf Community organizations on local, state and/or national levels.
Experience in curriculum development and digital pedagogy.
Knowledge of and ability to use various software programs for teaching and research not limited to: PowerPoint Presentation, Keynote and Final Cut Pro X.
Internal Number: 326600
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.