Job: Gallaudet – Faculty – Dept of Interpretation & Translation – Non-Tenure Track

Job Description
Non Tenure Track Faculty

Job Title: Non-Tenure TrackFaculty                                                            Job ID: 19177
Department: Department of Interpretation and Translation                Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Gallaudet University serves deaf and hard of hearing students from many different backgrounds and seeks to develop a workforce that reflects the diversity of its student body. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.

General Information

The Department of Interpretation and Translation at Gallaudet University consists of a variety of degree programs – Bachelors of Interpretation (BAI), Masters of Interpretation (MAI), and Doctor of Philosophy in Translation and Interpreting Studies. In these programs, students engage in courses that advance their professional skills and theoretical knowledge of the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies in signed language interpreting, with a focus on American Sign Language-English interpreting.


  1. Earned master degree in a language-related field.
  2. Current RID, CASLI (AVLIC), or ASLTA certification (or documented equivalent for international applicants).
  3. Experience in teaching American Sign Language-English interpreting (e.g., theory, skills, professional practice, history of profession).
  4. Knowledge about current pedagogical practices in interpreter and/or translator education.
  5. Excellent American Sign Language (ASL) skills, including the ability to lecture and conduct daily department business in ASL.
  6. Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  7. Experience as an interpreter/translator practitioner (preferred).


  1. Teach ASL-English interpretation and translation courses to undergraduate students. Note: Teaching load will be determined based on level of responsibility (See #2 below).
  2. Organize and oversee mentoring, field experience, and pro bono interpreting experiences for students.
  3. Mentor students on ASL development with individualized, diagnostic feedback.
  4. Engage in professional development opportunities of current pedagogy and best practices in teaching interpretation and translation.
  5. Participate in department and university faculty activities and professional service.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the chair.


Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Starting Date

August 2020

Application Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Your materials should be sent electronically to the following email address:
A complete application contains the following materials:

  • Letter of application addressing qualifications
  • Curriculum vita (including information about prior courses taught and, if available, copies of teaching evaluations)
  • Samples of academic publications (if available)
  • Three letters of reference demonstrating qualifications for the position
  • Official graduate transcripts (Must be mailed. See instructions below.)

Application deadline

The Search Committee will continue to receive and review applications until the position is filled.  Questions may be addressed to the DoIT Faculty Search Committee at
Note: Official transcripts of graduate work must be mailed to:

Stephanie Roché
Administrative Assistant
Department of Interpreting and Translation
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695