American Sign Language – University of Richmond

American Sign Language – University of Richmond

Adjunct Instructor, American Sign Language
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA

The University of Richmond Program in Linguistics invites applications for a position at the rank of adjunct instructor to teach two sections of Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) to begin in January 2024. The individual we seek will be a highly effective teacher with a strong commitment to pedagogies that value diversity and inclusivity. This is a part-time position, with a teaching load of two course units per semester, requiring in-person, live instruction. A Ph.D. in ASL, Deaf Education, or another related field from a regionally accredited US institution is preferred. A master’s degree is required. The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With approximately 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.” The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community that values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment.

For more information on the department and its programs, please see the department website link to the Linguistics Program, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Richmond: Applicants should apply online at Applications should include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and teaching statement. The
teaching statement should articulate the candidate’s teaching philosophy, well as involvement in and commitment to inclusive pedagogies. In addition, please include copies of academic
transcripts. Candidates for this position may be asked, at a later date, to provide the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will commence on October 15,
2023 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the search should be addressed to Dr. Thomas Paul Bonfiglio, Linguistics Program Coordinator, at

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