Instructional Technology in the Classroom

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California State University, Fresno
Kremen School of Education & Human Development
Liberal Studies Program
Vacancy # 13369

Instructional Technology in the Classroom
Assistant Professor

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit:

  • Available for Academic Year: 2018/2019.
  • Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  • Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.
  • Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus.When necessary, the University may decide to make more than one faculty appointment from a single search.

The Department of Liberal Studies at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants with expertise in Educational Technology for a tenure-track, academic year faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. The successful candidate will join a dynamic cross-disciplinary team that is re-envisioning the Liberal Studies major to create a comprehensive, cohesive, and cutting edge program to prepare outstanding teachers for grades PK-8.

Faculty responsibilities will include the following: (a) participating on a team to redesign, develop, and teach Educational Technology courses in the Liberal Studies program, (b) teaching courses in graduate programs within the Kremen School of Education and Human Development (instructional formats include face-to-face, hybrid, and online); (c) engaging in research, publications, conference presentations, and grant writing; and (d) participating in service benefiting the Department, School, University, community, and profession.

The mission of the Kremen School of Education and Human Development is the recruitment and development of ethically informed leaders for classroom teaching, education administration, counseling, and higher education. This award-winning, NCATE-accredited unit fosters the following candidate dispositions: collaboration, critical thinking, valuing diversity, ethical judgments, reflection, and life-long learning. Our mission is realized through a framework of teaching, scholarship, and service that addresses regional, state, national, and international perspectives. Kremen programs are highly engaged in partnerships with schools in our diverse region. Grants such as the Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI) support numerous mathematics and science PK-12 teacher preparation efforts. The Strategic Teacher Education Partnership (STEP) supports innovative efforts to redesign the Liberal Studies program, an undergraduate major designed to lay a solid foundation for PK-8 teacher preparation.

Required Education: The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate with an emphasis in Educational Technology or a related field. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, the doctorate must be completed by January 14, 2019.

Required Experience:
  1. Successful teaching experience with PK-8 learners in school settings
  3. Experience with and a commitment to the design of Educational Technology curriculum that is integrated, project-based, and culturally responsive/relevant to the population of students served
  5. The ability to work collegially with faculty, staff, students, and community members from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:
  1. A record of successful teaching experience in higher education
  3. At least three years of successful teaching experience with PK-8 learners in school settings.
  5. A record of research and scholarly activity in an Educational Technology related area
  7. Evidence of a commitment to addressing issues of equity and social justice related to race, class, gender, disability, and/or language with future educators
  9. Evidence of experience with using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in the design of technology-enhanced learning experiences

Application Procedures: REVISED DATE: Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, complete an online application at and attach the following materials: (1) a cover letter specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications, (2) your curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information (including affiliations, phone numbers, and email addresses) for four references, (4) a short description of your Philosophy of Teaching, and (5) a copy of your unofficial graduate transcripts. Only applicants who are finalists will be required to submit a minimum of three current letters of recommendation and official transcripts to the search committee.

For inquiries, contact:
Dr. Roy M. Bohlin, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Fresno
Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
5005 North Maple Avenue, M/S ED2
Fresno, CA 93740-8025
Phone: 559.278.0245; E-mail: [email protected]

Other: In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site:

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California State University, Fresno 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.





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Posted: 1/17/2018
Application Due: 3/19/2018
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