Job Details

Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Position Number: 2973638
  • Location: Rochester, NY
  • Position Type: Disability Services


Non-Tenure Track Faculty
6535BR
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
NTID ASL & Interpreting Education

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Discipline:
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 15-Aug-2023

Detailed Job Description
The new Interpreting Lecturer will:
  • Teach interpreting skills and theory courses in the Interpreting programs.
  • Participate in interpreting and work-related professional development activities.
  • Participate in communication and diversity training.
  • Serve the department, university, and the community as needed.


Department/College Description
NTID/ASL and Interpreting Education Department is the world's largest interpreting education program. Its M.S. in Healthcare Interpreting, B.S. in ASL-English Interpretation, Certificate in Healthcare Interpreting, and Certificate in Educational Interpreting programs serve 200 students. Department faculty also teach several hundreds of hearing, deaf, and hard-of-hearing students taking ASL courses. RIT/NTID is the home to the world's largest pool of interpreting practitioners who provide communication access to students cross-registered into RIT's eight other colleges.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD or Master's degree in Interpreting, including teaching practicum; or Master's degree in an appropriate discipline related to the field of sign language or a relevant field (for example, Applied linguistics, cross-culture communication, communication, curriculum and instruction).
  • Experience teaching interpreting courses in a postsecondary setting; supervising interpreting students' internships; mentoring interpreting students; providing CEU-approved professional development experiences; or have completed a teaching practicum as part of a PhD or master's-level degree program in interpreting.
  • Experience and skills in interpreting and/or interpreting pedagogy
  • RID certification or another national interpreting certification
  • Demonstrated native-like proficiency in American Sign Language
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism and individual differences


Required Minimum Education Level
MS, MA

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Reference Letter, Sample Syllabus, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 6535BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
  • Sample Syllabus-Evidence of teaching interpreting (e.g., course syllabi, internship, mentorship, professional development training that you taught)
  • Summaries of student evaluations of your teaching
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of reference
  • Contribution to Diversity Statement



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Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.





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