Assistant Professor of Teacher Education {Literacy/Reading]

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY

FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

DEPARTMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION

FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK

LITERACY/READING

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/

California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.

THE DEPARTMENT: Located in the College of Education and Allied Studies, the Department of Teacher Education offers the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and the Single Subject Teaching Credential in Art, Dance, English, History/Social Studies, Mathematics (all areas including Advanced), Music, Physical Education, Science (General and Integrated), Theatre, and Languages Other Than English (Hindi, French and Spanish). The Department offers four Masters of Science (MS) degree in Education: Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Technology, Reading Instruction, and Early Childhood Education. The Department, College, and University have a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The mission of the Department is to prepare teachers who are committed to improving school practices for California’s diverse student populations and who can model such practices in their own classrooms. http://www.csueastbay.edu/ceas/departments/ted/

DUTIES OF THE POSITION The candidate must possess the ability to teach Literacy courses in the Multiple Subject (elementary) and Single Subject (secondary) credential programs and in Masters Programs. In addition, the candidate may teach other classes in the credentials and/or Masters Programs depending on areas of expertise. Assume roles and responsibilities as a member of the Department of Teacher Education. In addition to teaching, all faculty must be able to supervise candidates in fieldwork. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses and will likely include evening and weekend classes. Along with teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2022

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate in Reading, Literacy, or an equivalent field appropriate to the position. Applicants who are ABD will be considered, but a successful ABD candidate must complete all requirements for the doctorate by the effective date of the appointment.
  • Demonstrated experience in the teaching of reading
  • Demonstrated successful preK-12 teaching experience
  • Demonstrated successful university teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), with a strong focus on anti-racist pedagogy
  • Familiarity with California content standards

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Reading Specialist Credential
  • Knowledge of methods to teach emergent/bilingual/multilingual learners
  • Knowledge and teaching expertise in one or more of the following: literacy assessment, dyslexia, reading intervention, biliteracy, curriculum design, technology/online instruction, adult learning.
  • Additionally, experience with one or more of the following may be helpful: socio-emotional learning, Restorative Justice, assessment, and/or ethnic studies/social studies.

Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled. Please submit: (1) A letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in this position announcement; (2) a complete and current vita; (3) URL links to three (3) of your most recent/best professional publications (e.g., articles, books chapters, reviews); these links should be clearly listed on your vita; (4) scanned copy of graduate transcripts; (5) a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising; (6) contact information for each of three letters of recommendation to be contacted via PageUp; and (7) a separate contact information for three telephone references. Selected applicants will be asked to submit official transcripts at a later date. https://www.csueastbay.edu/oaa/jobs/index.html

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Denise Fleming, Committee Chair at [email protected].

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Organization

California State University, East Bay is known for award winning programs, expert instruction, small classes, a highly personalized learning environment—and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With two scenic campuses—one in the Hayward Hills overlooking San Francisco Bay and the other in the Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo—plus a professional center in dynamic downtown Oakland, Cal State East Bay is where all your possibilities come into view.

Cal State East Bay offers a beautiful and inspiring setting for career exploration. With three spacious campuses nestled in the East Bay—one in the Hayward hills with spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay, one in cosmopolitan downtown Oakland, and the other in the scenic Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo—you are in the heart of the cultural, technological, and educational center of California.

As a faculty, staff or administrator, you will enjoy challenging and meaningful career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines along with competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and potential for advancement. You will also be a part of an award-winning institution. Cal State East Bay has received praise from two of the country’s most respected evaluators of universities and colleges. In 2008, CSUEB was recognized as a “top-tier” institution among master's-granting universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report's annual “America's Best Colleges” guide. And, the Princeton Review selected Cal State East Bay as a “Best in the West” college for the fifth consecutive year. You can be sure that as a member of one of the nation’s most diverse universities, you will benefit from the vibrant academic and cultural community whose ideas are shaping the 21st century.

Distinguished Faculty

You can make your own contribution to our award-winning University by joining other distinguished scholars and researchers. Cal State East Bay has garnered national acclaim for the excellence of its faculty. Our location in the midst of the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area enables us to attract committed faculty members who are not only recognized experts in their fields, but are often world-renowned in their disciplines, including the fields of business, technology, public service, the arts, and education. You can view all of our tenure-track, full-time, part-time and temporary faculty openings, which are updated daily.

Dedicated Staff and Administrators

Our staff and administrators are passionate about providing a rich and rewarding learning experience for all the students at Cal State East Bay. If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of professionals, browse our current staff and administrative job postings.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Cal State East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As one of California’s most multicultural universities, faculty, staff, and administrators at CSUEB are fully committed to creating an environment where a diverse population can thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance, mutual respect and civility without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other personal characteristics or beliefs. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and Equal Opportunity, visit our Diversity and Equal Opportunity Web site.

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