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Assistant Professor, Deaf Education (3655)
Posting Number: req1234
Working 9 months per year

Faculty Tenure Track
Office Of Academic Affairs
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

Idaho State University’s Department of Teaching and Educational Studies invites applications for a 9-month, full-time, open rank Assistant Professor position in Deaf Education to start August 2021. The Masters of Science in Deaf Education had been suspended for several years and needs to be realigned to current research-based practices, which is a focus of this position. This position will be filled as tenure track or non-tenure track depending upon the qualifications.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach Deaf Education methods courses to undergraduate teacher candidates seeking a Deaf/Hard of Hearing teaching endorsement. Responsibilities also include teaching other undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the areas of Deaf Education and Special Education and providing service to the university and deaf community.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Applicants must hold an earned Masters degree with additional certification or coursework special education or related field.
2. Expertise in teaching students with disabilities, especially all levels of hearing loss, in various educational settings.
3. Candidates must exhibit experience teaching at the PK-12 and university levels.
4. Knowledge of ASLTA standards for learning ASL.
5. Knowledge of ACTFL progress indicators for language learning.
6. Experience delivering effective on-line and distance learning courses.
7. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with community stakeholders.
Preferred Qualifications

1. Priority will be given to applicants who have ASLPI scores at or above 4.0.
2. Further, candidate expertise should include evidence-based teaching pedagogy, universal design for learning (UDL), multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), inclusive environments, and culturally responsive practices to meet the needs of a diverse student population specific to signacy, oracy, literacy, and professionalism.
3. Terminal degree (PhD or EdD) in Deaf Education or closely related field.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Curriculum vitae, cover letter which expresses interest in the position and describes connection to the American deaf community, statement of teaching philosophy (limited to 2 pages), statement of research philosophy (limited to 2 pages), and a list of names with contact information for three (3) professional references.

Position will remain open until filled, however, applications received by May 21, 2021 will receive priority consideration. Salary range has been approved from $52,000 to $56,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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