Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Sign Language Interpreting
September 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Faculty Careers - Languages
Bethel College is seeking to fill a full-time faculty position for the Sign Language Interpreting program to begin fall 2019.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in American Sign Language, team teaching interpreting courses, student recruitment, public relations, assessment, and involvement in the college community. Faculty members are also expected to maintain active scholarship and participate in professional development activities.
M.A. required, Ph.D. preferred, in the area of education, linguistics, deafness, sign language interpreting or related field. ASLTA certification required, provisional or working towards certification also considered. Experience teaching ASL as the post-secondary level preferred.
A successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to Christian liberal studies and working in a bicultural environment as well as skill in curriculum development and the evaluation of student language skills. He or she will support multicultural competence initiatives and involvement in the d/Deaf community. Additionally, while Bethel College is affiliated with the Missionary Church, its faculty members encompass a variety of Christian denominations; all are expected to exhibit a vibrant Christian faith and relevance of faith commitments to their disciplines and professions.
Position will remain open until qualified candidate is hired.
About Bethel College
Bethel College, affiliated with the Missionary Church, is a Christian community of learners dedicated to building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and the world. Bethel provides liberating academic and co-curricular programs to challenge the mind, enlarge the vision and equip the whole person for lifelong service.
In 2022, Bethel College celebrates its 75th Anniversary. That threshold is not an insignificant flip of the calendar. It could be a gateway, an appointed time which affects how we work now. Years pass swiftly whether we pay attention or not. Bethel decided to pay attention.
Bethel College prepares its students for their calling and career and to be ambassadors for Christ in the world. Founded in 1947, Bethel is an accredited evangelical Christian college of the arts and sciences. Students graduating from our programs (we offer more than 50 areas of study) have achieved:
Double the national average medical school acceptance rate . . .
100 percent job placement rate in nursing . . .
99 percent job placement rate in music education . . .
President Gregg A, Chenoweth, Ph.D. expects G...REATer things for Bethel. The GREATer Agenda: 2014–2018 was launched in March 2014, and focuses on five specific priorities: growth, revival, encore, aesthetics, and testify (GREAT).