Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for Chair of the American Sign Language and Interpreter Education Department, to begin August 2018. Tenure and rank are negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. A doctoral degree from a regionally accredited university is preferred; an ABD from such a program is the minimum requirement.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of effective teaching and research, budget management, and familiarity with HR policies and procedures. A deep knowledge of Deaf culture, fluency in ASL (certified by ASLTA and/or RID), a strong commitment to diversity, and proven leadership in a bilingual bicultural educational setting are essential. Experience and skill in identifying and writing applications for grants, developing collaborative internal and external partnerships, and recruiting/retaining faculty and students are highly desirable. The ASLIE Department includes 24 faculty and staff and offers the B.S. in ASL-English Interpretation, the B.A. in Deaf Studies, and a minor in ASL Studies. For more information visit http://aslie.eku.edu/.
Review of applications will begin on October 30th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply through EKU’s employment site at http://jobs.eku.edu (search requisition #0621531).
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, comprehensive, public university serving just under 17,000 students. Located in Richmond, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky, an area consistently rated among the best places to relocate and raise a family, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. For additional information on Eastern Kentucky University, please visit http://www.eku.edu/about.
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.
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