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Department of Teacher Education and Foundations (TEF) - Educational Psychology and Adolescent Development - Open Rank

Apply now Job no: 520046
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Education/Library Science

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.

JOB SUMMARY

Candidates must have knowledge, skill and interest in teaching Educational Psychology and Adolescent Development. 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 for teaching and learning. This position is an open rank position whereby the successful candidate can be appointed at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Design and teach courses in Educational Psychology and Adolescent Development particularly in the Secondary credential program and at graduate levels.
  • Implement high impact instructional strategies in their teaching.
  • Implement high impact advising practices.
  • Work with credential and graduate students within PK-12 school settings.
  • Participate in committee assignments at the department, college, and university-wide levels.
  • Supervise student teachers through a large service region (San Bernardino and Riverside Counties)
  • Engage in research /publication and/or creative activities.
  • Advise, coach, and mentor credential and graduate students.
  • The skills and dispositions to work with diverse students, colleagues, and community members.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

Qualified 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

  • Earned doctorate in education—Educational Psychology and Adolescent Development or related field by the time of appointment. ABD at the time of application will be considered; however, earned doctorate at the time of hire is required.
  • Experience in PK-12 schools characterized by diverse populations and contexts.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in university teaching, research, and service to the university and to the profession.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with people from diverse populations.
  • Strong commitment to the quality of student learning and program excellence in alignment with the college’s mission.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A demonstrated commitment to justice, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with a broad, diverse community.
  • A minimum three years of experience in PK-12 schools characterized by diverse populations and contexts.
  • Expertise in instructional practices for teaching Educational Psychology and Adolescent Development including practices for teaching diverse students.
  • Graduate and credential course teaching experience or equivalent.
  • Skills to design and accommodate a variety of learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.
  • Experience in academic advising.
  • Demonstrated experience in program coordination and leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience of outreach to local PK-12 schools and districts.
  • Evidence of research commensurate with experience.
  • Record of (or strong potential for) externally funded research.
  • A willingness to learn and apply knowledge of California credentialing regulations, and local, state, and national trends.

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.

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 qualified applicants for a tenure-track open rank position of Educational Psychology and Adolescent Development to begin August 2023. The Department is seeking candidates who have a passion for taking leadership roles in developing new innovative programs, engaging in and promoting research in psychology 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/departmentteacher-education-foundations-tef

For more information regarding the position, please contact:

Recruitment Chair

Dr. Todd Jennings

todd.jennings@csusb.edu

(909)537-7626

Department Chair

Dr. Lasisi Ajayi

lajayi@csusb.edu

(909)537-3640

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter that includes:
    • A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy
    • 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 may 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.
  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).
  7. Confidential letters of recommendation may 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.

Formal review of applications will begin NOVEMBER 10, 2022 and continue 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=520046&SourceTypeID=803&sLanguage=en-us&lApplicationSubSourceID=11243

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

 

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