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Lecturer - Deaf Studies (Education & Language Acquisition)

Position Deleted on 6/02/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
New York, NY
Faculty - Health - Communication Disorders
Application Due:
Full Time
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Job Title: Lecturer - Deaf Studies (Education & Language Acquisition)
Job ID: 7792
Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Department of Education and Language Acquisition is seeking to fill a Lecturer position in Deaf Studies. The candidate will be expected to teach all levels of American Sign Language courses, other courses in the Deaf Studies Program, and engage in program development and coordination. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in various departmental, divisional and college-wide initiatives, student advisement and professional development activities. This position does not convert to tenure track line. After five years of quality performance, lecturers apply for a Certificate of Continuous Employment (CCE). LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success in educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit to learn more.

The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in ASL Instruction, ASL Curriculum Development, Linguistics, Deaf Studies, or related field. The candidate must also have demonstrated fluency in ASL (ASLPI score of 4.0 or better and ASLTA national certification preferred). Three years of college level teaching in an urban setting is also preferred. Preference will be given to a candidate who has a Master's Degree in ASL Instruction, ASL Curriculum Development, Linguistics, Deaf Studies, or related fields and has demonstrated experience working with diverse learners and communities, knowledge of deaf communities, experience with video technology and/or electronic portfolios, program coordination, and curriculum/program/course development.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

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