Child & Adolescent Development Lecturer Pool

first_imgThis is a continuing open position.The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: August 11, 2020 (11:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close: Department SummaryThe Department of Child and Adolescent Development provides awell-rounded curriculum that incorporates theory, research, policy,and practice. The course of study includes: a command of varioustheories and milestones of human development; an appreciation ofthe influences of parents, peers, teachers, social institutions,and other socializing agents on all domains of developmentthroughout childhood and adolescence; an appreciation of theimportance of issues of equity including the special considerationsrelevant to cultural and ethnic diversity; an awareness of effectsof different child-rearing practices or conditions on thefulfillment of developmental promise; an understanding ofindividual differences and how to accommodate them; and asensitivity to the commonalities and diversities in people of allages. For more information, please visit: Description of DutiesLecturers are expected to teach their courses; collaborate withcourse coordinators; assess course and program learning outcomes;maintain office hours in accordance with university policy; andallow peer-reviews of their teaching. Lecturers are encouraged toseek guidance from the Department Chair and the Center for FacultyDevelopment for clarification of university policies and departmentpractices with respect to grading, assessment, writingrequirements, curriculum goals, accommodations, and academicintegrity expectations.Candidates must demonstrate awareness and experience understandingthe needs of a student population of great diversity – in age,cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academicpreparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.All university faculty are expected to organize their classeswithin the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), the officialLMS provided for the SJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whetheronline or not, must be anchored in the Canvas platform to ensurefaculty-student connection in a common space as all students aredirected to log in to Canvas for online access to their classes.You will have access to this system prior to the semester startdate.Required Qualifications Master’s or Doctorate degree in Child and AdolescentDevelopment or a related field, by time of appointment;Knowledge of the subject matter in the area assigned, asdemonstrated through relevant professional or educationalexperience.Commitment to excellence in teaching, delivering high-qualityinstruction, and engaging in appropriate assessments of studentlearning.Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills;andApplicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. CV or ResuméCover Letter (including a description of expertise,professional experience, and courses you are qualified toteach)List of References Evidence of satisfactory achievement in previous academicwork.Experience or expertise in online pedagogy andinstruction. Preferred Qualifications Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range -To commensurate with experience.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents:last_img

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