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Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Pennsylvania State University

Date Posted Jun. 11, 2020
Title Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, United States
Department Communication Sciences and Disorders
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Communications Disorders

Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position (non-tenure track) to begin in Fall 2020. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of renewal. The position will offer benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. Responsibilities will include teaching and development of coursework in American Sign Language, Deaf Culture, and Deaf Studies and service to the department. A master's degree in Teaching American Sign Language, Linguistics, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education or related field is required. Experience teaching and developing college level courses in American Sign Language, Deaf Culture, and Deaf Studies is required. Native or near native signing skills, ASLTA certification and a close relationship with the Deaf community recommended.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter and CV and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Consider working for The Pennsylvania State University. Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, employment at Penn State offers an incredible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the central Pennsylvania outdoors combined with all of the culture, sports, and entertainment a large university community can bring. More information on the area and all of its amenities can be found here:

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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