Assistant Professor, Teacher Education (Dual Language Learning)
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Location: Carson, California
Type: Full Time
Professors in Education for Bilingual Education and ELLs
Internal Number: Job no: 532109
The faculty of the College of Education (COE) at California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) seek a dynamic critical pedagogue, community engaged researcher, and collaborative colleague with a background in justice-centered education for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in the Teacher Education Division of the College of Education.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of teaching and research in the areas of Dual Language Education, Multilingual Education, and/or Plurilingual Education with an intersectional perspective. We are especially interested in a colleague who applies equity-focused theoretical lenses and approaches to their educational praxis. The candidate will have experience as an educator in urban educational settings (such as TK-12 classroom teaching, youth serving programs, and/or community-based organizations) with linguistically, culturally, racially, ethnically, and economically diverse students, as well as an understanding of curriculum development and critical pedagogies. The candidate will have interest and/or experience in program leadership and development to advance all Dual Language Learning programs. The colleague will have a theoretical and methodological background that will extend the knowledge base of Teacher Education faculty in new ways, such as critical pedagogies, translanguaging, raciolinguistics, multilingualism, critical race studies, ethnic studies, Indigenous education studies, coloniality of language, queer/queer of color critique, abolitionist, Women of Color Feminisms, disability studies and/or other critical approaches to education.
Developing and teaching in our Dual Language Learning Programs (MA in Education/Certificate)
Collaborating, refining, and developing new courses and programmatic efforts
Teaching a variety of post-baccalaureate/graduate courses in the Teacher Education Division in Spanish in face-to-face, hybrid and online modes
Pursuing a research agenda through an interdisciplinary and justice focused approach to education
Aligning curriculum with current CTC Bilingual Authorization guidelines and maintaining open communication with CTC throughout our accreditation processes
Contributing to service on department, college, and university committees
Advising graduate students
An earned doctorate in Education or a closely related field by date of employment
Experience or potential to teach and develop courses in Dual Language Learning (Spanish) and teacher education at the post-baccalaureate and graduate levels from an equity and justice oriented perspective
Experience or potential to develop and sustain a research agenda in Dual Language Education, Multilingual Education, and/or Plurilingual Education and/or an interdisciplinary approach to Education
Experience in teaching and working with colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic and academic backgrounds
Experience teaching in bilingual/multilingual contexts
Experience working in partnership with local schools, education agencies, school districts, or institutions of higher education
Experience placing candidates in bilingual student teaching contexts
Theoretical and methodological background that complements and/or extends the knowledge base of the Teacher Education Division.