Open Rank (Tenure-Track) Professor: Bilingual STEM
Position: Tenure Track Professor (OPEN RANK) –Bilingual (Spanish/English) Science, and Math (STEM)
Position Description: The Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education Department (DLE) at San Diego State University is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Professor (OPEN RANK), starting in the 2020/21 academic year. This position is primarily focused in the teaching of Bilingual Science and Math (STEM) for the department’s credential and master’s program. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to long term sustainability of the preparation of dual language educators and programs to elevate DLE's work, research, and continued leadership in California and the nation. Applicants with an emphasis on serving underrepresented and diverse populations are particularly encouraged to apply.
The DLE department offers elementary and secondary bilingual teacher preparation programs; graduate certificate programs; a Master of Arts degree in education with a focus on critical pedagogy. DLE faculty members are committed to issues of equity, social justice and multilingualism for all students and communities. DLE is seeking a faculty member who can foster the knowledge, dispositions, and skills aligned to DLE’s mission and vision to support educators at all levels in creating multicultural democratic practices and in bringing multicultural voices and social justice issues to the center of classroom discourse. The successful candidate will support the professional development of Bilingual teacher candidates in Science and Math (STEM) and contribute to DLE’s leadership in developing K-12 Dual Language Programs nationally. The successful candidate will engage in collaborative work with program faculty in the assessment of Bilingual Education students’ oral and literate proficiency skills in the areas of speaking, listening, writing and reading within the field of bilingual science and math. Mentorship and collaboration are essential aspects of this role, in addition to the involvement in campus activities and other responsibilities as deemed necessary.
DLE is housed within the College of Education, which is ranked among the top 40 among public universities nationwide (US News & World Report, 2019 Rankings). For more information about the department visit: http://go.sdsu.edu/education/dle/. San Diego State University is a large, highly diverse, urban campus community has a student population of over 34,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral University: Higher Research Activity by the Carnegie Foundation. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor’s degrees in 84 areas, master’s in 76 and doctorates in 21. See http://www.sdsu.edu for more information. SDSU is a diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/69976. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference, a list of three additional references, and up to two representative publications. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to [email protected]. The committee will consider completed applications starting October 30, 2019 on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Initial interviews are planned for early January 2020.
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.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed 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.
SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.