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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.

Pedagogy/Teacher Education

The Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant/Associate Professor) in Pedagogy/Teacher Education (10-month academic year appointment). We are seeking candidates who will be working in an established physical education teacher education program in Southern California that serves a culturally diverse student body within the Teacher Education Program and the University at large. The successful candidate should maintain a firm commitment to valuing multicultural perspectives in working with students as well as faculty colleagues, university administrators and staff. The faculty member would join an experienced faculty and campus that highly values collegiality and collaboration.




Rank & Salary
This is a tenure-track, full-time position (10-month academic year) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer teaching, 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 campus 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

Appointment Date
August 2019

Application Procedures
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: to view all job listings and select 10730BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1. Letter of interest relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A brief narrative (2 pages maximum) presenting your research interests/agenda, professional goals, teaching philosophy, and perspective on the future direction of teacher education in California.
  4. Diversity Statement
    This statement should provide an understanding of your capabilities to address diversity in support of CSUF’s underrepresented and community populations.  Please discuss how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service and your commitment to teaching and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and community.
  1. Three examples of scholarly work.
  2. Most recent student evaluations of teaching effectiveness (summaries or aggregate form); if evaluations are not available, include other evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  3. Three letters of recommendation* (see instruction below)

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.

* Recommendations should minimally address the following areas:

Please direct questions to Dr. Debra Patterson, Search Committee Chair, at

Application Deadline
To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 5, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.

The Department of Kinesiology (~1700 majors), within the College of Health and Human Development, offers an undergraduate major leading to a B.S. in Kinesiology and a graduate program leading to an M.S. in Kinesiology. Both degrees have several focus areas related to multiple career objectives and sub-disciplines within the health and human movement field. The Department houses modern research/teaching facilities including Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, and Human Performance Laboratories, among others. Opportunities for collaboration are available through various research centers, including the Center for Sport Performance, Center for Successful Aging, Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles and Obesity Prevention, the Lifespan Wellness Center, and the Health Promotion Research Institute. Visit the Department (, College of Health & Human Development (, and University ( websites for additional information about our offerings and faculty.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a CSU position. 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.

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 4/5/19