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Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline: American Sign Language & Interp Education

Faculty Rank: Lecturer

Employment Category: Fulltime

Detailed Job Description

The new interpreting Lecturer will:

  • Teach interpreting skills courses in the ASL-English Interpreter Education Program
  • Attend professional development activities
  • Participate in communication development activities
  • Serve the department, institute, and community as needed

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s http://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/p040, http://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/p030, and http://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/p050.

Department/College Description

NTID/ASL and Interpreting Education Department is the world’s largest interpreting education program. Their M.S. in Healthcare Interpreting, B.S. in ASL-English Interpretation, Certificate in Healthcare Interpreting, Certificate in Educational Interpreting, Certificate in Deaf Interpreting and Certificate in Trilingual Interpreting programs serve 200 students. Department faculty also teach several hundreds of hearing, deaf, and hard-of-hearing students taking ASL courses. RIT/NTID is the home to the world’s largest pool of interpreting practitioners who provide communication access to students cross-registered into RIT’s eight other colleges.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline related to the field of sign language and interpreting instruction or a relevant field (for example, Applied linguistics, cross-culture communication, communication, curriculum and instruction)
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • Knowledge of and skills in pedagogy and content of interpreting
  • Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language and English
  • RID certification or other national interpreting certification will be obtained within one year from the starting date of employment.
  • Teaching experience in a postsecondary setting

Required Minimum Education Level

MS, MA

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 8528BR.

Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, and cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: jason.listman@rit.edu
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 1, 2024. The position will be kept open until a suitable candidate is found.

The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://apptrkr.com/4996593

Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

Hourly/Salary Minimum: $56,000

Hourly/Salary Maximum: $75,000

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