The University of North Florida, College of Education and Human Services, invites applications for two 9-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty positions as an Instructor in the in the ASL/English Interpreting program, beginning August 1, 2024.
The BS program at UNF is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education. Established in 2007, the undergraduate program offers an innovative blended program with online and face-to-face classes for both native UNF students as well as transfer students from around Florida and the nation. There are two concentrations at the undergraduate level: community interpreting and educational interpreting. The Interpreting program also offers a master’s degree program, established in January 2009, with three concentrations: Interpreting Pedagogy (online plus 5-day summer sessions), General Practitioner (online) and Educational Interpreting (online). All UNF programs are philosophically devoted to service learning in the Deaf community, interpreting research, distance learning, and international study opportunities.
This full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position requires teaching a variety of courses in face-to-face, blended and online classes in the ASL-English Interpreting undergraduate degree program. Courses include, but are not limited to, foundational interpreting courses, ASL language courses, interpreting and translating methods courses, linguistics, and field experience courses. In addition to teaching, the instructor will work with program faculty and leadership in the areas of online, blended, and traditional course development and revisions in accordance with the standards of the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education, supervision of field experiences and internships, recruitment of students, and overall program support. In addition, this position requires participation in program, department and college service as appropriate for the level of position.
- Master’s degree in Interpreting, Linguistics, ASL, Deaf Studies, or a closely related field
- Interpreter Certification (RID, AVLIC/CASLI, NAD IV-V) or experience as a consumer of interpreting services as a native user of American Sign Language.
- Experience teaching interpreting, ASL, or Deaf studies courses at the college or university level
- Experience with online Learning Management Systems
- Experience teaching online or blended courses
- Native ASL fluency and skills
- Experience designing and/or delivering online and/or blended courses in interpreting, ASL, or Deaf Studies
- Certified Deaf Interpreter or experience working as a Deaf interpreter
- Full-time experience teaching interpreting, ASL, or Deaf studies courses at the college or university level
- Experience with, and commitment to, working with diverse populations
- Expertise in curriculum design and program development
- Ability and/or training to design and deliver online and blended courses
Details are available at https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/25662 – position # 312630
Applicants must complete an online application in OASys at http://www.unfjobs.org and must upload all required documents to be considered for this position. Once you finalize your completed application and have submitted the required documents, you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for this position for your records. If you have any questions about the university or the search process contact Lori Kuhn-Hancock at email@example.com. If you have any questions about the position itself, contact Dr. Len Roberson at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants who do not apply on-line or do not upload all the required documentation will not be considered for this position.
Dates: Application review date is November 3, 2023 and the position will remain open until filled.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Len Roberson, Program Director and Search Committee Chair at email@example.com.