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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members, and a diverse student body of 40,235 enrolled in Fall 2016. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 57 at the baccalaureate level and 52 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $21.4 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2015-16. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education—Assessment Emphasis
(Tenure Track)

The Department of Secondary Education is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor of Secondary Education in the College of Education at California State University, Fullerton who brings expertise in the area of assessment as it relates to teaching and teacher education. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the Single Subject Credential Program and in the 100% online Master of Science in Education program. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our communities.

The Single Subject Credential Program is a university-wide collaboration that serves credential candidates in the areas of Art, English, World Language, Foundational Level Mathematics, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Sciences, and Social Studies. Located on the border of Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California State University Fullerton’s credential and master's programs have achieved regional and national recognition for excellence and are nationally accredited. For detailed information about the faculty, programs, and courses visit http://ed.fullerton.edu/seced/

The Department also offers a Master of Science degree with concentrations in Secondary Education, Teaching Foundational Mathematics, and Teacher Induction (and in 2018-19 is piloting a concentration in Culturally and Linguistically Sustaining Teaching). Using a cohort-based, online learning community model, there is a strong theory to practice orientation in the coursework, all of which is aligned with the core propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Our graduate students are typically working practitioners and engage in classes online or, in some programs, in a hybrid/blended model.

Responsibilities of the position include:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

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 application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Rank and Salary
The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate to experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health, vision, and dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and /or dependent fee-waiver; access to child care, based on availability of openings; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php

Appointment Date
August 2019

Application Procedures
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10686BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1. Letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required qualifications and responsibilities of the position)
  2. Diversity statement (1-2 single-spaced pages; see Diversity Statement Prompt below)
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Three current (within past 12 months) letters of recommendation (see instructions below)
  5. 1-2 recent scholarly publications
  6. Graduate school transcripts

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application.  They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter.  You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into the recruitment system.

Diversity Statement Prompt
Diversity is a defining feature of California's past, present, and future. Increasing the diversity of our educators to better reflect the population of California is just one aspect of the College of Education's dedication to just, equitable and inclusive education. See http://ed.fullerton.edu/about-the-college/jeie.php. Diversity refers to the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more. The 1-2 page diversity statement should focus on your commitment to just, equitable and inclusive education and how you incorporate diversity into your teaching materials and methods. This statement might include:

Please direct questions to Dr. Mark Ellis, Search Committee Chair, mellis@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline
To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than November 1, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.

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.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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 Last Published 9/10/18