The Department of Teacher Education and Foundations at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications for an open-rank, tenure track position beginning September 2019. The Department of Teacher Education and Foundations offers a range of undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate programs including: minors in Education and Gender and Sexuality Studies; credentials in elementary, elementary with bilingual authorization, and secondary teaching; and the Master of Arts in Education degree with options in Curriculum and Instruction, Reading & Literacy, STEM and TESOL. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the Department of Teacher Education and supervision of field experiences.

California State University, San Bernardino is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, a vibrant, growing and culturally diverse area of Southern California, 60 miles East of Los Angeles, and known for its natural beauty and recreational opportunities. CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation.

CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to recruiting, mentoring and supporting a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Typical Activities

The successful candidate will be required to (a) teach courses in the secondary teaching credential and graduate programs including secondary literacy, esp. for linguistically and culturally diverse learners, (b) supervise and evaluate the fieldwork activities of credential candidates; (c) advise credential and graduate students; (d) participate in curriculum development and ongoing program assessment activities; and (e) participate in scholarly activity and service. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate may be required to teach courses at both the San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campuses as well as other locations in the region as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications for this position include:

  1. Earned doctorate in education- Reading & Literacy or related field- by time of appointment. ABD at the time of application will be considered, however earned doctorate at time of hire is required.
  2. Relevant and current experience in K-12 schools.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Three years of teaching experience in K-12 schools.
  2. A match between area of specialization in literacy and program mission
  3. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate, credential and or graduate level
  4. Expertise in instructional practices for teaching literacy at the secondary level, including practices for teaching linguistically and culturally diverse students
  5. Evidence of scholarly research commensurate with experience
  6. Record of (or strong potential for) externally funded research
  7. Expertise in K-12 credential programs
  8. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with a broad, diverse community
  9. Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.

Supplemental Information

Upon submission of application, include a vita, copy of your most recent transcripts, and letter of application that includes statement on teaching philosophy and strategies, research/professional accomplishments and goals, as well as a description of any interest or experience in one or more of the university’s strategic plan areas (Student Success, Faculty and Staff Success, Resource Sustainability and Expansion, Community Engagement and Partnership, Identity).

Please submit contact information (name, telephone numbers, email address) of three references and have them email letters of recommendation to facultyrecruitment@csusb.edu., copies of transcripts of all post-secondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).