Overview

CSU, Chico is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, students, and administrators. At CSU, Chico, the designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution invites us to explicitly and intentionally identify, design, and highlight examples of anti-oppressive, inclusive, asset-based teaching approaches grounded in a critical pedagogy that has the potential to transform the classroom. People of color and persons with experience and scholarship directly related to helping CSU, Chico to achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

The School of Education is searching for a tenure track assistant professor with an emphasis in:
1) elementary and/or secondary teacher preparation,
2) foundations of curriculum, instruction, and classroom management,
3) issues of access and equity in education, and/or
4) methods courses in both credential and/or graduate programs.

Position starts August 2018 and is contingent on funding. California State University, Chico has been preparing highly effective teachers for 127 years and is well respected throughout the state. We are seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Earned doctorate in education or a closely related field. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate ( ABD) may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the doctorate must be completed by August, 1 2018.
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience in TK-12 classrooms including teaching diverse learners.
  • Well versed in the foundations of curriculum, instruction, and classroom management and the ability to bridge theory and practice for future teachers.
  • Background in TK-8 and/or 7-12 pedagogy, with an emphasis in meeting the needs of diverse learners.
  • Commitment to social and ecological justice in education.
  • Evidence of scholarship commensurate with academic experience.
  • Demonstrated potential for grant writing, research and/or scholarly activity.
  • Scholarly work and/or teaching experience directly related to increasing the recruitment, support, and retention of a diverse teaching population.

Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for this position:

  • Teach undergraduate pre-requisites and graduate courses related to the teacher preparation program for both elementary and secondary teachers.
  • Conduct original research and contribute to related research in the area of Teacher Education.
  • Contribute to the school mission in preparing educators and in ongoing program improvement.
  • Collaborate with public school and university constituencies.
  • Supervise student teachers and graduate field experiences in the rural/suburban service area of CSU, Chico.
  • Advise credential and graduate students and serve on graduate thesis/project committees.
  • Other assignments as necessary to meet programmatic and departmental needs.

Tenure-track positions carry responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service.

Recruitment Preferences:

  • Experience in teaching general education content areas, with an emphasis in sociocultural contexts, and specific content expertise in an area such as math, science, social science, English, and/or literacy.
  • Ability to collaborate in studies relevant to professional programs in the School of Education as well as with colleagues from various disciplines across campus and within the community.
  • Academic knowledge of teaching English Learners and culturally diverse populations.
  • Experience in higher education teaching and clinical supervision.
  • Expertise in delivering instruction using distance learning, online technologies, and learning management systems such as Blackboard.
  • Teaching license or credential (any state).

Contact & Special Recruitment Information:
Job-Related Questions should be directed to:
Charles Zartman, Search Committee Chair
School of Education
czartman@csuchico.edu