California State University, San Bernardino — Open Rank Tenure-Track Position, Teacher Education and Foundations / General Education Single Subjects

Depends on Qualifications

San Bernardino, CA

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Academic Affairs

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Department: Teacher Education and Foundations
Appointment: Open Rank Tenure Track
Effective: September 2019
Area of Specialization: General Education-Single Subjects

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 successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the department of Teacher Education and Foundations, primarily in the single subjects credential program, including supervision of field experiences for teacher credential candidates. 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 Bilingual Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Reading & Literacy, STEM and TESOL.

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 strands in educational foundations, pedagogical methods and human development, instructional practices 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- Curriculum & Instruction 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/ administrative experience in educational contexts;
  2. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate, credential and/or graduate level.
  3. Expertise in curriculum and instruction in K-12
  4. Evidence of scholarly research commensurate with experience
  5. Record of (or strong potential for) externally funded research
  6. Expertise in K-12 credential programs and working with English Learners
  7. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with a broad, diverse community
  8. 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).  Also, submit the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references and have them email letters of recommendation to Copies of transcripts of all post-secondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).

Also include a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 250 words).

Formal review of applications will begin November 1st, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

To find out more about the Department of Teacher Education and Foundations, please visit   If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at  Salary is commensurate with experience.

A background check (including a 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.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 – Revised July 21, 2017)

This position may be “Designated” under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

California State University, San Bernardino

5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, California, 92407

(909) 537-5138