Cornell University, Department of Linguistics

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Linguistics-TA [#16134, WDR-00022791]
Position Title: Teaching Associate, American Sign Language
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Appl Deadline:2020/04/07help popup** (posted 2020/03/04, listed until 2020/04/07)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Linguistics seeks to hire a Teaching Associate in American Sign Language (ASL). This is a full-time, two-year appointment with the possibility of reappointment contingent upon a successful review and continuing needs.

The Teaching Associate will teach four classes each semester. Successful candidates will have the ability to teach various levels of language course sections and assist with course development, student consultations, test administration and grading, using technology to enhance learning, and other teaching-related duties.

Candidates - must possess a BA or equivalent and native or near native level fluency in ASL. - Master's Degree in ASL or related field and a minimum of two years teaching experience in a university preferred.

Appointment will be a full-time, two-year appointment, with possible renewal based on need and funding.

Deadline for applications is April 3, 2020. Electronic submission of application through Academic Jobs Online is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 2 pages or submit a video link) and three names of references. Inquiries can be made via e-mail to Gretchen Ryan at

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
203 Morrill Hall
159 Central Avenue
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4701

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