Adjunct ASL Faculty Position 

Storrs and Stamford Campus 

Accepting Applications for Fall 2024


The Storrs campus has the following adjunct position available:

ASLN 1101 Elementary American Sign Language I (first level of ASL), Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00-6:40 PM.  STORRS 

The UConn Stamford campus recently introduced the first level of American Sign Language for fall 2023 and is now looking to expand course offerings beginning fall of 2024. For this reason, applications for adjunct ASL instructors at the Stamford campus, is available for the following courses: 

ASLN 1102 Elementary American Sign Language II (second semester of ASL), Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00-6:40 PM.  STAMFORD

ASLN 1103 Intermediate American Sign Language I (third semester of ASL) , Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00-8:40 PM. STAMFORD 

All courses are available in person. The first day of classes August 27th, 2024.  The last day of classes is December 3rd with final exams the following week (TBD).   

Minimum Qualifications: 

At least two semesters’ experience teaching ASL courses at the college level. Native or near native fluency in ASL, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and student body.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

A master’s degree with six semesters experience teaching ASL courses at the college level including the use of technology for instructional and educational purposes (particularly, Blackboard and GoReact). ASLPI 4 or higher. ASLTA (American Sign Language Teacher Association) Teacher Certification.  

Appointment Terms: 

This is a temporary position for one semester, with the possibility of extension depending on program needs and available funding.  


$1,973 per credit, $7,892 per course (ASLN 1101-1103 are 4-credits each), $15,784 for two coursesAdjuncts are permitted to teach up to two courses per semester.  

To Apply: 

Submit a letter of interest indicating professional and teaching experience. Letter of interest can be submitted using ASL (YouTube preferred, set to private, and embedded link attached to your resume). Also include any teaching evaluations (if available), current resume or CV, and at least two letters of recommendations.  Letters of recommendations can be submitted in either English or ASL (YouTube link preferred) and should include the following information:   

  • Recommenders contact information and position 
  • How long they have known you 
  • A statement about your qualifications and success in teaching ASL 
  • Be no more than 1 page in length (English) or 5 minutes in ASL. 
  • Created, either written or in ASL, no earlier than September 1, 2022. 

Email documents to Linda Pelletier at linda.pelletier@uconn.edu. Please visitUConn Department of Human Resources Other Opportunities for more information. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview using Zoom.  

Additional Information: 

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at Office of State Ethics. 

UConn benefits from a team of dedicated staff and freelance interpreters provided by the University of Connecticut Interpreting Service (UCIS).   

Inquiries should be sent to Linda Pelletier, Linda.pelletier@uconn.edu