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UCLA Linguistics: American Sign Language Instructor

Recruitment Period

Open March 1st, 2019 through Friday, May 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for one summer session lecturer position in Intensive American Sign Language (ASL) teaching from June 24 to August 16, 2019 (UCLA Summer Session A). This is a position that will involve designing and teaching a one summer (eight weeks) course of ASL.

The salary for the position will be approximately $12,000. The position requires native or near- native ASL skills and a strong background in ASL teaching. A Masters degree is preferred.

Applications should include a cover letter, resumé/CV, and additional information as evidence of teaching record (these may be course evaluation data, course materials, and/or recommendation letters).

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who have contributed to equity and diversity efforts in teaching and service, whose research addresses issues concerning diversity, or who have experience in mentoring women and underrepresented groups.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see:

Application deadline:March 31st, 2019
Contact Information:
Nancy Gutierrez , Academic Personnel Officer
Phone: 310-825-5018

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Resumé/Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Course evaluation data (Optional)

  • Course materials (Optional)

  • Recommendation letters - Please ask letter writers to email letters to Nancy Gutierrez at

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