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Adjunct Instructor - Deaf Studies

Apply now Job no: 492470
Work type: Adjunct
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Speech Pathology, Adjunct

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses on campus.

The Walker College of Health Professions is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach on-ground Deaf Studies courses with an emphasis in:

• American Sign Language
• Deaf Studies

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

• Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.

• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).

• Adhere to prepared essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments as presented in the syllabus and Canvas.

• Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.

• Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.

• Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.

• Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs.).

• Establish digital office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.

• Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.

• Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Be fluent in American Sign Language
• Master’s degree in Deaf Education, Deaf Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, or related field from a regionally accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications


Physical Demands


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

The Department is using this position announcement to build a qualified pool of instructors to fill teaching needs as they arise. This position is not designated for a specific course or semester.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination

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