One tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level is available for individuals with expertise in one or both of the areas of Multicultural and/or Multilingual Education. Applicants should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and record of, or potential for educational research in an appropriate field. Candidates for this position are expected to teach courses in multiple program areas including multicultural/multilingual education courses in K-12 teacher preparation and in the master’s program. Duties also include supervision of teacher candidates in clinical practice and advisement of candidates in the master’s program.
Minimum qualifications: Earned doctorate in an appropriate field of study and demonstrated record of commitment to educational equity and social justice. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the doctorate at the time of appointment (August 2018). Significant preparation in multicultural and/or multilingual content, including critical pedagogy, first and second language acquisition theory, and bilingual programs. Understanding of and direct experience with students, families and communities representing a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds.
Desired/preferred qualifications: University teaching experience in multicultural and/or multilingual education courses. Evidence of collaborative work in K-12 schools. Active research agenda in multicultural and/or multilingual education. Minimum of two to three years of teaching in diverse settings. Bilingual / biliterate proficiency in Spanish/English is preferred. Demonstrated effective use of technology in teaching. Experience in the education of English learners and/or ‘at-risk children’ preferred. Experience in inclusive settings preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.
Applications must include:
Cover letter that addresses the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
Statements of teaching philosophy and research agenda
Copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work (unofficial copies acceptable)
Up to three (3) writing samples (e.g. reprints of representative publications)
Up to three (3) teaching artifacts (e.g. course evaluations, syllabi)
Submit or arrange to have sent, three (3) current letters of recommendation
A review of applications will commence on September 1, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
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