Posted on Sep 21, 2020

California State University, Long Beach, ASLD Program-Linguistics

Long Beach, California  |  #academic


CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Liberal Arts Department of Linguistics (ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures Program) Tenure-Track Position Opening RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2631 POSITION: Assistant Professor of Linguistics (ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures) EFFECTIVE DATE: August 20, 2021, Fall Semester SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Required Qualifications: Ph.D.

in Linguistics or related discipline, or Ed.D.

Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the Ph.D.

or Ed.D.

degree by August 20, 2021 Demonstrated potential for effective teaching.

Demonstrated potential for research productivity.

Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in effective teaching of undergraduate students learning ASL and Deaf cultures.

Demonstrated successful experience in teaching American Sign Language courses using the “Signing Naturally” curricula.

Possession of an ASLTA certification.

Demonstrated excellence in appropriate-level scholarly and creative activities focused on local, national, and/or global deaf sign languages and d/Deaf identities and cultures.

Ability to work well with existing linguistic and ASLD faculties.

Demonstrated collaboration with local, and/or national American and/or global d/Deaf communities.

Duties: Teach ASL language courses to undergraduate students in ASLD levels one through five Teach ASLD language and culture courses and linguistics courses as appropriate to training.

Engage in appropriate departmental, college, university, and community service.

Produce appropriate-level scholarly work and creative activities focused on deaf sign languages and Deaf cultures.

Work within the ASLD program with existing faculty to connect with, and to build relationships with local, national, and global d/Deaf communities.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.

CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf How to Apply - Required Documentation: • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced).

For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/sites/default/files/groups/faculty- affairs/equity_and_diversity_statement_tt_2019.pdf • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications • CV (including current email address, telephone/videophone number, and a list of three references • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree • Two samples of scholarly work on sign language linguistics, or Deaf cultures-related work • Three current letters of recommendation • Finalists will also be required to submit the following: • A signed SC-1 form (obtained from department) • An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available), and • Documentation of ASLTA certification, if applicable.

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16340 Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation finalist section.

Finalist required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to: Dr.

Barbara LeMaster, Search Committee Chair, ASLD Program Department of Linguistics California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-0902 Barbara.LeMaster@CSULB.edu (562) 985-2725 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin on November 20, 2020.

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.

Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.

CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

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