California State University, San Bernardino — Department of Teacher Education and Foundations (TEF)-Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

Department of Teacher Education and Foundations (TEF)-Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics
California State University, San Bernardino

Overview

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB's ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

Typical Activities

JOB SUMMARY

Candidates must have knowledge, skill and interest in teaching mathematics methods courses in the Single Subject (i.e. Secondary) Credential Program and courses in the MA in Education: STEM Education programs. Preferred candidates will be expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the University and community. We are seeking candidates who have a passion teaching and learning.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Design and teach courses at the credential and graduate levels; and implement high impact instructional strategies and current teaching and learning theories in mathematics and STEM education.
  • Work with credential and graduate students within a K-12 school setting.
  • Participate in committee assignments at the department, college, and university-wide levels.
  • Supervise student teachers.
  • Engage in research /publication and/or creative activities.
  • Advise, coach, and mentor credential and graduate students.
  • Participate in student recruitment into the credential and STEM education programs.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

Qualifed candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or Ed.D in mathematics education or STEM Education, or closely-related discipline.

K-12 mathematics teaching experience.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in hand by time of appointment
  • Earned doctorate degree in mathematics education or STEM Education, or a closely-related discipline by the time of appointment
  • Credentialed mathematics teachers or those who have equivalent experience in educator preparation. Teaching mathematics as a licensed teacher at the secondary school level for a minimum of three years
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service to the university and to the profession
  • A degree in mathematics
  • Strong commitment to the quality of student learning and program excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and teach students from diverse populations
  • Ability to teach adults and/or graduate/credential course

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with expertise and experience in the following areas are preferred:

  • Research/publications and/or creative activities in the areas of mathematics education
  • Supervision of student teachers
  • Graduate or credential course teaching experience (or equivalent)
  • Work experience in multilingual and multicultural environment
  • Commitment to promote engagement of underrepresented populations in STEM Education
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to teach the historical contributions of non-western cultures in the field of mathematics
  • Teaching that helps students integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into a cohesive learning paradigm based on application of STEM beyond the classroom
  • Collaborative work with a school site to integrate STEM into the current curriculum
  • Leadership in mathematics and STEM education that includes leading professional development and budgeting
  • Academic and career advising for credential and graduate students
  • Outreach to local K-12 schools and school districts
  • Development of new courses for credential and graduate programs
  • Externally funded research projects and activities
  • Online, virtual (synchronous and asynchronous) instruction, hybrid and face-to-face instruction
  • Collaborative work with professional colleagues

Supplemental Information

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Teacher Education and Foundations (TEF) within the College of Education at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of quali?ed applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics Education to begin August, 2021. The Department is seeking candidates who have a passion for taking leadership roles in developing new innovative programs, engaging in and promoting research in mathematics education, and supporting University, College of Education, and Teacher Education & Foundations Department strategic goals, which include student success and partnerships with the community to enhance the social, economic, and cultural conditions of the region and beyond.

To find out more about the Department of Teacher Education and Foundations, please visit https://www.csusb.edu/coe/departments-offices/department-teacher-education-foundations-tef

For more information regarding the position, please contact:

Recruitment Chair

Dr. Iris Riggs

(909) 537-5614

iriggs@csusb.edu

Department Chair

Dr. Lasisi Ajayi

(909) 537-7603

lajayi@csusb.edu

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter that includes:
a. A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy

b. A statement of your research experience/plans.

3. If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.

4. Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).

5. Reference List – names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation. Confidential letters of recommendation will be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.

6. Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).

Formal review of applications begins on December 10, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit hyperlink at https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/873/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=497910&SourceTypeID=803&sLanguage=en-us&lApplicationSubSourceID=11248
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)

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:
https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/conflict-interest

To view full description and to apply, visit: https://www.csusb.edu

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