Employment

Adjunct ASL Faculty Position

Accepting Applications for Spring 2023 

Summary: The American Sign Language Studies Program at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is seeking applications for an adjunct ASL instructor beginning Spring 2023: 

ASLN 1102 Elementary American Sign Language II (second semester ASL) 

4 credits 

Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00-6:40 PM 

In person, Storrs, CT 

Our continually expanding ASL Studies Major offers six levels of ASL courses including several courses related to Deaf studies, linguistics, and interpreting. Quality and dedicated teaching is a top priority, and we seek enthusiastic faculty who are committed to teaching excellence and supporting students in an effective and inclusive learning environment.  

Minimum Qualifications: 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. ASLPI 4 or higher. ASLTA Teacher Certification.  

Appointment Terms: This is a temporary position for a period of one semester, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.  

Compensation:  $1,888 per credit, $7,552 per course (4 credit course).   

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest indicating professional and teaching experience (either in English or ASL, YouTube videos preferred). Also include any teaching evaluations (if available), current resume or CV, and a list of three professional references. Email documents or videos 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.  

Additional Information: 

Courses are taught in person and all students and staff are required to be fully vaccinated.  

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. 

Inquiries should be sent to Linda Pelletier, Linda.pelletier@uconn.edu. For more information about the ASL Studies program, please visit UConn ASL.