Education/Library Science (505012)

  • Stanislaus State
  • Turlock, California
  • Sep 22, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Library Services

Job Description


Faculty Employment Opportunity


Assistant Professor of Teacher Education - History/Social Science - The Department of Teacher Education invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates for this position must be able to advance the College of Education, Kinesiology & Social Work's mission to develop diverse educational leaders who can meet the needs of a multicultural and multilingual society. We particularly seek candidates with interests and expertise in History/Social Science Teacher Education. We also seek a candidate who is knowledgeable of anti-racist teaching frameworks and culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogical practices. Academic advising, effective teaching, scholarly productivity, and service to the university are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. Additional responsibilities may include program development and implementation; development of contracts and grants; development of partnerships with community colleges and schools; and service to community, county district agencies, and professional organizations. This is an academic year appointment; however, opportunities may exist for an additional Summer Session appointment.


A Doctorate in Education or closely related field is required. ABD status may be considered with completion by the time of appointment.

At least 5 years of 7-12 grades History/Social Science classroom teaching experience in school environments with racially, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse students.

A firm grounding in equitable, culturally responsive/sustaining, and/or antiracist teaching frameworks.

Experience employing pedagogical practices rooted in History/Social Science.
Able to prepare teacher candidates from a critical, humanizing, and asset-oriented lens.

A clear research agenda anchored in History/Social Science education and/or teacher preparation.

Record of, or demonstrated potential for, scholarly/creative activity

Expertise in the usage and teaching of digital literacy and educational technologies including: Zoom, Canvas, Adobe Acrobat and the Microsoft/Google suites.

Strong evidence of teaching effectiveness, assessment, and course/curriculum development.


It is strongly preferred that the candidate holds a secondary teaching credential in History/Social Science.

College teaching and/or academic advising experience

Familiarity with the California Common Core State Standards for grades 7-12 in History/Social Science.

Knowledge of and experience with online and/or hybrid teaching.

Clear evidence of working with and supporting educators who teach for equity, social justice, and teacher activism.

Bilingual & Bi-literate

Experience in History/Social Science teacher recruitment


Applicants should submit a detailed cover letter; curriculum vitae; philosophy of teaching; list of three references (including email addresses and telephone numbers); unofficial transcripts; and a "Diversity Statement" that unpacks and examines how the candidate approaches diverse K-12 and higher education settings.

To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Derek Riddle, Search Committee Chair
Department of Teacher Education
College of Education, Kinesiology, and Social Work
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle Turlock, CA

Position begins August 17, 2022. Review of applications begins November 1, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

An application must include a statement of your demonstrated commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds in addition to any other required documents as indicated above.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at


Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.


The Department of Teacher Education offers professional teacher credentialing programs in Single Subject (secondary education), Multiple Subject (elementary education) and Education Specialist, Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe credential. Credential programs have developed a strong partnership with neighboring schools where students do fieldwork and take many credential courses. All programs have accreditation from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).


California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: Handbook statement on shared governance


The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices:

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


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.


In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, Stanislaus State annually posts the Campus Security Report. The annual report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and sexual assault. You can obtain a copy of this report at: .

Or you may request a printed copy by calling: (209) 667-3572; fax: (209) 664-7011; or email:

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The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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