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Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer for American Sign Lang & Deaf Studies
University of Kansas


Date Posted Oct. 21, 2019
Title Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer for American Sign Lang & Deaf Studies
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Speech-Language-Hearing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Audiology/Speech Pathology
 
 

Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer for American Sign Lang & Deaf Studies
Speech-Language-Hearing

Position Overview

The University of Kansas Edwards Campus and American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Department invites qualified scholars and professionals to apply for part-time and/or full-time, temporary and/or regular teaching positions. Positions vary and are dependent upon the need, if any, for development and/or instruction of course(s). These are non-tenure-track members of the faculty whose primary role is instructional, with no obligations to perform research or service. The appointment dates may vary based on the type of lecturer appointment and the timeframe for the preparation and instruction of the course(s).

The lecturer position will teach for the American Sign Language and Deaf Studies BA/BGS program at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. The courses for this program will be taught exclusively at the Edwards Campus or Online, and may run on a standard, or a non-standard course schedule.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

Regular Lecturer Duties

100% – Regular Lecturer Duties:
Teach a specified number of undergraduate course(s) per semester.

  • Teach a specified number of course(s) for the American Sign Language and Deaf Studies program. Common examples of courses for which lecturers would be needed: ASLD 505 American Sign Language V and ASLD 506 American Sign Language VI.
  • Lecturers may work with Program Director to determine format and schedule for course(s).
  • Prepare for and attend all class meetings. Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute.
  • Provide instruction for course(s). Classes are generally in a semester format.
  • Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
  • Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. A minimum of three posted office hours each week is required.
  • Be available for reasonable scheduling of appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.
  • Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Online Lecturer Duties

100% – Online Lecturer Duties:
Teach a specified number of either undergraduate course(s), per semester.

  • Prepare for and attend all online class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction in synchronous or asynchronous online course format with occasions for online office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected in online courses.
  • Provide instruction for course(s). If class meetings are asynchronous, instructional expectations match those of the face-to-face experience.
  • Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
  • Be available for students involved in classes taught. "Office hours" may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time.
  • Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

Required Qualifications for Regular Lecturer or Online Lecturer Duties:

1. A master’s degree from a nationally accredited university in American Sign Language, or closely related field, is expected by the start date of the appointment.
2. At least five years experience teaching ASL and/or Deaf Studies in higher education.

Contact Information to Applicants

Stacey Storme
Associate Professor of the Practice and Director
s348s163@ku.edu

Additional Candidate Instruction

Review of applications is ongoing and hires will be made as positions become available.

A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Deadline/ Review Date: 11/12/2020
Estimated Start Date: 01/01/2020


 
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