College of Health Professions

Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies

Lecturer, Deaf Studies

Towson University is inviting applications for a full time 10-month Lecturer position beginning August of 2008. Responsibilities include undergraduate instruction, academic advising, and university and community service. Applicants with expertise in these areas will be given preference: American Sign Language, Deaf culture, or Deaf history. Requirements: Proficiency in ASL, Master's Degree in Deaf Studies, Teaching American Sign Language, Second Language Learning, Linguistics, or related field. Candidates with certification from the American Sign Language Teacher's Association will be given preference. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience.

The Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies has 19 full-time faculty and over 260 undergraduate majors across two baccalaureate degree programs: Deaf Studies and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The department's graduate programs enroll over 95 students in the master's degree program in speech-language pathology, and 40 students in the Audiology clinical doctoral program.

Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area's largest university and Maryland's Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 64 undergraduate majors, 35 master's programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 650 full-time faculty who work here.

Please send a letter of application, current vita, three current professional reference letters, American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) scores, and relevant supporting materials to:

Sheryl Cooper, Ph.D.
Chair of DFST Search Committee
Towson University
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Questions should be directed to Dr. Sheryl Cooper at 410-704-2436 (voice/TTY) or e-mail Review will begin on April 25, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-4153
Fax: 410-704-4131
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