Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

United States

January 2, 2022


Position Information Official Job Title Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor

Working Title: American Sign Language Director Position Number 02292261 Division School of Education Department B1720 TEACHING and LEARNING Position Type Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Teaching, Fixed Renewable FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Faculty & Instructional Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

As Wisconsin's premier school for the study, research and practice of urban education, we prepare our students to be leaders in their field. Our mission is to prepare future educators to meet the unique social and economic challenges facing today's urban, suburban and rural schools. We combine theory and practice – with extensive opportunities for hands-on, practical experience graduation – led by a diverse faculty recognized internationally for scholarship, leadership and research.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides an affordable, world-class education to 25,000 students from 83 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin's only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health. As one of the nation's top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advance knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy. Seventy-four percent of our 198,000 alumni live and work in Wisconsin, further contributing to the state's health, vibrancy and economic growth.

Sitting on the coast of beautiful Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is a big, bustling city with a friendly, small town feel. Milwaukee celebrates its history with cultural festivals throughout the year. UW-Milwaukee is nestled in the heart of the city's upper east side, a residential, tree-lined community just five minutes from Bradford Beach. We're near a huge range of great restaurants, small businesses, independent movie theaters and plenty of coffee shops. Plus, it's easy to get around, whether that means renting a Bublr bike, hopping on a bus or enjoying the sights on foot.

Job Summary

The American Sign Language (ASL) Studies program at UW-Milwaukee strives to provide a rich and rigorous educational experience that allows for students to develop both linguistic proficiency and a deep respect for the Deaf culturo- linguistic community. All courses in the ASL Studies program are taught by native ASL users, which allows for language learning via immersion.

This position is a full-time American Sign Language (ASL) clinical instructor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, ASL Studies Program. This person will demonstrate leadership and creativity by contributing vision for program management and professional development in ASL Studies Program. The individual will be an active and collaborative member of the ASL Studies Program team, working in partnership with the Interpreter Training Program. One aspect that individual will work independently and demonstrate self- reliance and self-initiative; while supporting University and department's mission and values to the students, the larger community, and stakeholders.

This position also includes teaching in various aspects of ASL and/or related courses. Additionally, this individual will provide pedagogical leadership in post-secondary language courses, curriculum development, including the exam materials, syllabus, and rubrics, in compliance of UWM and ASL Studies Program. Additional duties include:

·Recruiting, teaching, and mentoring individuals with diverse educational, language, and cultural backgrounds.

·Update and monitor ASL Studies Program administrative site in compliance with UWM and program policies. Support instructors in Canvas maintenance.

·Supervise and evaluate adjunct instructors, full time lecturers, and ASL Lab coordinator

·Schedule ASL courses and instructors in collaboration with the Interpreter Training Program

·Attend department meetings, and lead staff, committee, and adjunct meetings

·Support efforts in recruitment, retention, marketing and self-initiated projects to aid in the growth of the ASL Studies Program.

·Relevant service to university, school, department/program as needed or available

Minimum Qualifications

-A master's degree from an accredited university in a closely related field -Strong and effective leadership skills in teaching methods in various aspects of ASL or related courses -Evidence of a minimum of 3-years of full-time collegiate/university teaching experience (or equivalent) in ASL -Native/near native fluency in ASL -Demonstrated the knowledge of ASL and Deaf Studies related field which may include but is not limited to linguistic principles of ASL, Deaf Culture, and Deaf History

Preferred Qualifications

-Overall satisfactory performance in teaching, service, and scholarly activities -Evidence of positive relationships and collegiality with university students, staff, and colleagues -Preference is given toward applicants with ability to develop trainings and workshops for current ASL instructors, university students, and extended to the community outside of the University -Evidence of participation in ASL/Deaf studies and Deaf community organizations on local, state, and/or national levels -Candidates with ASLTA certification and ASL proficiency (ASLPI) Level 4 or greater is an ideal

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online. A completed application will include a letter of intent, vita/resume, proof of degree (upload under ‘other document 1'), and list of names and contact information for three references. Additionally, please submit a name and email of an individual who supervised you and can evaluate your teaching. This individual will be asked to provide a teaching evaluation upon receipt of all application materials (add to references list or upload under ‘other document 2').

To apply, visit https: // .

Search will be open until filled. Review of application will start 1/2/2022.

Application Deadline Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes If Continuous, Initial Review Date 01/02/2022 Position Contact Name Pam Conine Contact Phone 414-251-5480 Contact Email Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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CBC and Reference Check Policy

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Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Other Document 1
  • References
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document 2
  • Posting Specific Questions

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