Arcadia University, Domestic

Part-time Faculty - American Sign Language

Location US-PA-Glenside
Adjunct Faculty
Modern Languages & Cultures


The Department of Modern Languages in the College of Arts and Sciences at Arcadia University is seeking applicants for a part-time adjunct position in American Sign Language (ASL) commencing in September 2018. Strong candidates must demonstrate a desire to teach and show relevant teaching experience.


The successful candidate must have a Masters in American Sign Language and must be certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in American Sign Language. One or two sections of ASL101 will be taught in the fall semester and one or two sections of ASL 102 will be taught in the spring semester.


Arcadia’s College of Arts and Sciences offers programs in science, technology, and math; humanities; visual and performing arts; communications; and historical and political studies. These programs prepare students for careers that contribute to a global society and allow students to exhibit, perform, and publish on campus through a variety of campus media outlets, including an art gallery, a literary magazine, and an online journal.


Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.


This position is a part-time appointment with possible renewal contingent upon a successful review and course enrollments.


For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and phone numbers of three professional references.



Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.



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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters in ASL
  • Three years of university teaching experience
  • Certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association


Application Instructions and Requirements

Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.

Full consideration will be given to applicants who successfully upload the following supporting documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and phone numbers of three professional references


Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.



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