- Earned Masters' Degree in ASL/English or Signed/Spoken Language Interpreting, Deaf Studies, or Linguistics from an accredited institution
Earned Masters' or higher degree from an accredited institution and three years' experience teaching ASL/English or Signed/Spoken Language Interpreting in a classroom setting
- Evidence of experience and knowledge of culturally and linguistically responsive ASL teaching pedagogy that leads to equitable outcomes for all students in a classroom setting
- Possess fluency in ASL
- Possess proficiency in English (written)
- Potential for or experience with leading IEP curriculum development
- Commitment to student success through teaching, scholarship, and continued professional development
- Ability to interact effectively with both Deaf and hearing people
- Ability to use inclusive approaches to teach, mentor, and research with students from diverse backgrounds
- Support the Deaf multilingual/multicultural experience
- Knowledge of Deaf-centric philosophies, Deaf Culture, and Deaf communities
- Commitment to signed languages as a human right
- Participation in ASL/Deaf Studies, Interpreting, and Deaf community organizations on local, state, and/or national levels
- Research interest in Signed/Spoken Language Interpreting, Interpreting pedagogy and/or other Deaf Studies areas
- Interpreting certification: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI), National Interpreter Certification (NIC), etc. or state-level
- Potential for or experience creating a student-centered learning environment
- Potential for leading IEP expansion (e.g.: Multilingual/Multicultural Interpreting, Certified Deaf Interpreting, Specialized Interpreting)
- Experience leading/training/supporting part-time IEP faculty
- Positive relationships and collegiality with university students, staff, and colleagues
- Potential for or possess recent scholarly publications, equivalencies, and activities
Screening of applications will begin on January 23, 2023 but priority will be given to applications received by January 23, 2023 and position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To apply and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers.
Applicants must submit to the website in the section above:
1. Cover letter that directly addresses each of the required qualifications and any of the preferred qualifications that apply to your experience/expertise.
2. A video recording of your demonstrated ASL proficiency (up to 2-minutes in length). For the video, please discuss your Interpreting teaching experience(s) to date.
The video recording is to be uploaded to YouTube. Select ‘UNLISTED' as the privacy setting and include your URL in your cover letter.
3. Current curriculum vitae that includes:
- Educational background and interpreting certification(s)
- Prior Signed/Spoken Language Interpreting teaching experience
- Prior Interpreting experience
- Evidence of scholarship and/or related professional experience
4. One sample Signed/Spoken Language Interpreting course syllabus.
5. Three (3) professional references (Name, title, and contact information, including email address).
NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed/considered until all requested materials are received.
In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide additional materials (e.g., verification of degrees, licenses, and certificates, ASL fluency documentation).
At appointment time, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.
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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
As a condition of employment, all employees need to certify vaccination status by attesting they are fully vaccinated, need a medical exemption, need a religious exemption, or are not working on campus. You can obtain more information about or access the full vaccination policy here.
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the office of Deaf Studies at [Register to View] .
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