Assistant Professor of American Sign Language
- Wichita State University
- Location details
- Wichita, KS
- Commensurate with education and experience
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- American Sign Language
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
- Academic Hiring Standards
- Hiring standards
Wichita State University has exciting opportunity for an Assistant Professor of American Sign Language (ASL) to lead in the development of a new ASL degree program; teach classes related to the ASL degree; and participate in curriculum development and activities related to the creation of this new program. Applicants must be committed to fostering an inclusive environment and promoting the success of underrepresented students. The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has developed a budget specifically for this position and there is great anticipation as we launch this much needed degree program.
Wichita State University is Kansas’s largest city and major industrial metropolitan area, with a population of over 750,000. Wichita has a vibrant and growing community, with a diverse school district yet with a modest cost of living and a thriving downtown. Wichita State University encourages applications from applicants with diverse backgrounds and from underrepresented populations.
Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs, or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check, as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy.
All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU vision, mission, and values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts, and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population.
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