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Teacher Education & Foundations Math/STEM Education - Assistant - Associate Professor Tenure Track California State University, San Bernardino
Overview 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 position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics Education to begin August, 2020. The Department is seeking candidates who have a passion for taking leadership roles in developing new innovative programs, promoting a research environment within the department, 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.
Candidates must have knowledge, skill and interest in teaching mathematics methods courses in the Multiple and Single Subject Credential and courses in the MA in Education: STEM Education programs at California State University's San Bernardino campus. Candidates with teaching and research experience in the following areas are preferred:
Experience in teaching mathematics as a credential teacher in a K - 12 public school for a minimum of three years, using high-impact teaching practice.
Evidence of research/publication and/or creative activities in the areas of mathematics education.
Evidence of ability to supervise student teachers.
Demonstrate ability to work in multilingual and multicultural environment.
Evidence of teaching STEM to help students integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into a cohesive learning paradigm based on applications of STEM beyond the classroom.
Evidence of ability to motivate underrepresented populations to develop interest in mathematics and STEM Education.
Strong evidence of collaboration with a school site to integrate STEM with the current curriculum.
Show ability to enhance STEM programming and technology budgeting.
Provide academic and career advising for credential students.
Experience working with diverse student populations.
Participate in outreach to K-12 schools in local school districts.
Develop new courses in the credential and/or STEM programs.
Participate in externally funded research activities.
Experience in online instruction and distributed learning.
Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Department, College, and University.
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 1 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. The College of Education (CoE) consists of three academic departments: Educational Leadership and Technology; Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling; and Teacher Education and Foundations.
Typical Activities The incumbent is expected to:
Use high impact strategies to teach mathematics methods and STEM courses.
Work with credential 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 students.
Participate in student recruitment into the program.
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. In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the University's strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity. CSUSB's Strategic Plan is available at https://www.csusb.edu/strategic-plan.
Minimum Qualifications A Ph.D. in Math Education, related STEM Education, or any other closely-related field is required by time of appointment.
(1) An earned doctorate in Mathematics, STEM Education, or a closely-related discipline by time of appointment. (2) Demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service to the university and to the profession; (3) Has a credential/certification to teach mathematics. (4) A degree in Mathematics. (5) Strong commitment to the quality of student learning and program excellence; (6) Demonstrated ability to work with students from diverse populations. (7) Commitment to serve as a role model for underrepresented populations in STEM Education. (8) Teaching experience as an Instructor of Record at the K-12 level, graduate or credential courses. (9) Ability to teach students across a wide diversity of cultures, ages, and languages. Supplemental Information Application deadline is December 1, 2019.
To applyplease submit the following required documents:
1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Cover Letter that includes:
a. A statement of your teaching philosophy.
b. A statement of your research experience and goals.
c. A statement of how you might contribute to CSUSB's Strategic Plan.
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.
6) A 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 will begin on December 2, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Information regarding CSUSB's Department of Teacher Education and Foundations, can be found at https://coe.csusb.edu/departments-offices/tef.
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://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.