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Assistant Professor of Deaf Education

Position Deleted on 2/05/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chickasha, OK
  • Faculty - Education - Special Education
  • Faculty - Health - Communication Disorders
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Deaf Education (Tenure Track Position)

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

STARTING DATE: August 2012

RESPONSIBILITIES: To teach undergraduate courses in the Deaf Education program and maintain office hours, participate in the following: recruiting, advising majors, supervising candidates during practicum and/or Professional Trimester, serving on Resident teacher committees, and serving on university committees. A successful candidate with a doctorate or near completion of a doctorate will be hired as tenure-track.

QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: Masters Degree in deaf education or related field. Teacher Certification. Proficiency in American Sign Language. Council on Education of the Deaf Certification. Teaching experience in a school for the deaf and/or public school classes for the deaf. PREFERRED: Earned Doctorate in deaf education or related field. Teaching experience in a university deaf education teacher preparation program. Ability and willingness to team teach in USAO's interdisciplinary liberal arts core curriculum.

USAO: The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is a public liberal arts college located in Chickasha, Oklahoma. USAO is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). The Teacher Education Program is NCATE accredited and the Deaf Education program is CED accredited. USAO's mission is "to provide an outstanding general education program for the State of Oklahoma with strong offerings in the liberal arts and sciences. This program will feature interdisciplinary team-teaching and will extend throughout the undergraduate experience." USAO seeks to continue "to assemble a faculty whose interests, knowledge, and experiences transcend their specialized fields of graduate study and who are dedicated to liberal arts education." A satellite school of Oklahoma School for the Deaf operates in the USAO building dedicated to Deaf Education.
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, a member of COPLAC, is Oklahoma's only publicly supported four-year liberal arts college. A function of the institution is to provide an outstanding general education program with strong offerings in the liberal arts and sciences. The program features interdisciplinary team teaching and extends throughout the student's entire undergraduate experience. Operating on a flexible trimester system which permits the opportunity for accelerated studies, USAO offers a limited number of career, professional and specialized degree programs which are especially strengthened when combined with an interdisciplinary, liberal arts foundation. The University is located in central Oklahoma, 35 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, in a community of 16,000.
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