The Department of Linguistics at Yale University invites applications for a full-time Lector in American Sign Language to begin July 1, 2019. The initial appointment will run for three years, and is potentially renewable.  The Lector will offer 5 courses in ASL and will be responsible for the continued development of the ASL curriculum. The successful applicant will have completed an MA or PhD in ASL, language teaching, linguistics or a related field, will have experience in teaching ASL in an academic setting, will have native or near-native proficiency in ASL, and will have excellent command of written English
Applications for this position should be submitted at the following website:  The application should include

  1. a letter of application,
  2. a current CV,
  3. a statement laying out the applicant’s teaching philosophy and experience,
  4. evidence regarding teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations or supervisor reviews), and
  5. two letters of recommendation.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 20th, but later applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we especially encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities.