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Tenure Track Faculty 5958BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Liberal Studies

Detailed Job Description The Department of Liberal Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf invite applications for one faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment. Application reviews will begin during Fall 2021. The new Deaf Cultural Studies Assistant or Associate Professor will:

* Teach and tutor courses in Deaf studies with a particular emphasis on antiracism, pluralism and intersectionality * Conduct research and scholarly activities * Attend professional development activities * Participate in communication development activities * Participate in antiracism, diversity and inclusion development activities * Serve the department, institute, and the community as needed .Has ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

 Department/College Description The National Technical Institute for the Deaf web page is located at and the Department of Liberal Studies web page is located at The department offers Community Development and Inclusive Leadership BS and Applied Liberal Arts AS degrees. DLS also offers tutoring in English and liberal arts, and is actively engaged in research. Some courses are taught for the College of Liberal Arts by DLS faculty. Come and work for an innovative and exciting department!

Required Minimum Qualifications * PhD, EdD degree or ABD** in Deaf studies, Disability studies, or relevant field * Teaching experience in postsecondary settings * Evidence of research and scholarly activities * Proficient in ASL * Expertise in antiracism initiatives * Ability to teach a variety of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and hearing students who may utilize a variety of communication and learning modalities * Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

**This tenure-track position requires that the candidate possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field. If the successful candidate is ABD, they will begin their employment with lecturer status. The position will be converted to tenure-track at the start of the contract year after the candidate has completed the degree. At the time, the probationary period for tenure review as specified in the letter of hire will begin. Required Minimum Education Level EdD, PhD

Faculty Type (Tenure Status) Tenure-Track Faculty Rank Assistant Professor

Employment Category Fulltime

Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply Apply online at Search 5958BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

* The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

* Contribution to Diversity Statement

* Statement of teaching philosophy

* Scholarship Statement

The start date for this position will be Fall 2021 or later. Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to