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Adjunct Professor of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture

Bucknell University
Job Location:
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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Adjunct Professor of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture

Job No: 497035
Position Type: part-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics (LCL) at Bucknell University invites applicants for a two-semester, adjunct position of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture adjunct professor for the AY 2022-23. The LCL department is strongly committed to develop the ASL Program, hence this one-year appointment is offered with the possibility of renewal.

This position may be considered for remote work pending approval of the specific work location in compliance with University's HR and Payroll requirements.

Primary duties include teaching two 0.5 credit courses (SIGN 101) in Fall 22 and two 0.5 credit courses (SIGN 102), as well as a 1.0 credit intensive course (SIGN 101A), in Spring 23. A Deaf Culture content-course may also be considered. Candidates that are deaf or hard of hearing are encouraged to apply.

  • An earned degree in ASL, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, Interpreting or a closely related field from an accredited institution
  • Evidence of ASL skills at an American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI)-level 4 or higher
  • A minimum of one-year experience teaching ASL
  • Documentation of excellence in teaching (e.g., from course evaluations or other evidence)
  • RID Certification or other nationally recognized Certification
Please submit the following information through Bucknell's online career site (
  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Teaching philosophy statement, including commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Most recent teaching evaluations
  • Names and contact information for 3 references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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