Associate/Full Professor of Anti-Racist Education and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy

The School of Education (SOE) at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) seeks a ranked professor, innovative leader, and master pedagogue with a background in anti-racism and Black/African American populations to join the work of our current teaching credential, early childhood, and graduate programs and to lead the creation of a Master of Arts degree in Anti-Racist Education and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy.

The School of Education (SOE) at CSUCI has two Master of Arts Programs—each with two emphases. The MA in Educational Leadership prepares students for careers in Higher Education or in P12 leadership through a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. The MA in Education, with emphases in Curriculum & Instruction and Disability Studies, advances the careers of teachers and policy advocates. Other programs in the SOE include Teacher Credential Programs which serve candidates seeking elementary, secondary or special education teaching credentials with the option of earning the Bilingual Authorization in Spanish, and two undergraduate programs offering Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and Early Childhood Studies.

Our Mission: The School of Education at California State University Channel Islands serves students, families, and communities by effectively preparing culturally competent teachers and leaders who work collaboratively to inspire learning and promote equity in and through education.

Nuestra misión: La Escuela de Educación de California State University Channel Islands sirve a estudiantes, familias y comunidades por medio de la preparación efectiva de maestras/os y líderes culturalmente competentes que trabajan en colaboración para inspirar el aprendizaje y promover la equidad en y a través de la educación.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and teach in an MA in Anti-Racist Education and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy that would offer an advanced degree intentionally designed to further emancipatory work around equity and social justice in our region and beyond.
  • Teach courses in the School of Education.
  • Produce scholarly work and publications in the area of Anti-Racist Education.
  • Service activities in the School of Education, University, and Community.
  • Advise students.

Minimum Degree Requirements:

Applicants must have a Doctoral Degree in Education or a closely related field.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Education or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated success in building and sustaining academic programs that advance cultural engagement, profound commitment to the stewardship of equity and inclusion, deep understanding of the ideas and practice of social justice, and excitement to reflect these values.
  • Displays a clear understanding of the racialized challenges faced by our diverse student body and equally diverse surrounding community.
  • Experiences (e.g., in Academia, a non-profit organization, grass-roots activism) and qualifications relevant for appointment at the Associate/Full Professor level with tenure.
  • Record of successful credentialed P-12 school teaching for a minimum of three years, with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching multi-ethnic, multicultural and/or multi-lingual students using a variety of methods and technologies.
  • Commitment to student success and diversity in P-12 and University settings.
  • Evidence of commitment and ability to work in teams.
  • Evidence of commitment to one's own discipline and to the broader institution.

* Applicants should demonstrate the commitment to effectively work with and engage a diverse student population and evidence of how they would successfully mentor minoritized students with special focus on Latinx, African-American, and Native American students.

As a condition of employment, this position will require a background check. 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 as a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outstanding entrepreneurial, interpersonal, communication, and strategic planning skills to develop and support anti-racist leaders and advocates.
  • Experience in and commitment to ongoing, outcomes-based, program assessment of teaching and learning.
  • Experience in on-line or blended teaching and course development.
  • Record of grant and contract acquisition.

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin 4/21/2021. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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