California State University, Long Beach, ASLD Program-Linguistics

Position Title: Assistant Professor Linguistics-ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map] sort by distance
Linguistics / Deaf Cultures
Starting Date:2020/08/17
Appl Deadline:2020/02/29 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/05/07, finished 2020/09/06, listed until 2020/02/29)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Linguistics (ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures) 2551 
Recruitment Number: 2551 
Position: Assistant Professor of Linguistics (ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures) 
Effective Date: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester) 
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications: 
• Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Interpreting, Linguistics or related field, with American Sign Language (ASL) linguistics and/or interpreting research specialization 
• Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020
• Demonstrated potential for teaching, research, scholarly and creative activities, commensurate with professional level.
• Demonstrated successful experience in teaching ASL-English interpreting courses 
• Current RID, NAD, or AVLIC interpreting certification or must obtain certification within the first five academic years of employment 
• Potential for demonstrated excellence in research, scholarly and creative activities focused on ASL Linguistics and ASL-English interpreting 
• Ability to collaborate with existing faculty, local and wider American Deaf and interpreting communities 
• Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population 

Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated excellence in effective teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate Linguistics and/or Interpreting students. 
• Possession of an interpreting certification 
• Native or near native competency in ASL 
• Grant writing skills
• Teach ASL-English undergraduate interpreting courses, ASLD linguistics course(s), and other related courses. 
• Conduct research on interpreting, sign languages, ASL, or Deaf culture issues 
• Work with faculty and staff to build University relationships with local and wider American Deaf and interpreting communities 
• Work with ASLD students and student clubs, and campus interpreters and interpreter coordinator. 
• Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community service 

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation
• An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: 
• Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications 
• CV (including current email address, telephone/videophone number) 
• Names and contact information for three references 
• Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree 
• Two samples of scholarly work on interpreting, sign language linguistics, or Deaf culture-related work. 
Finalists will also be required to submit the following: 
1. A signed SC-1 form, 
2. Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, 
3. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available), and 
4. Proof of RID, NAD, or AVLIC interpreting certification if applicable, or must obtain interpreting certification within the first five academic years of employment 

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through: 

Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation finalist section. 

Finalist required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to: 

Dr. Wanette Reynolds 
Search Committee Chair, ASLD Program 
Department of Linguistics 
California State University, Long Beach 
1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-0902 
(562) 985-1874 or 

Application Deadline
Review of applications to begin on November 12, 2019.
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) 

Employment Requirements
A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. 

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(562) 985-1874
Dr. Wanette Reynolds
Search Committee Chair, ASLD Program
Department of Linguistics
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0902