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Ed Admin & Ed Leadership

California State University San Marcos seeks Tenure Track faculty for an academic year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor who has expertise in Education Administration and Leadership.

Minimum requirements for the position include: Earned doctorate in a field appropriate to education leadership. Earned Clear Administrative Services Credential or equivalent. Proven leadership experience, expertise and skills in K-16 settings. The successful candidate must show promise to successfully teach at the MA and doctoral level and will must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with colleagues on an ethnically and culturally diverse campus. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop and sustain a rigorous path towards retention, tenure and promotion as described in CSUSM policy.

Preferred requirements for the position include: Possess leadership experience specifically in K-12 settings. CSUSM places great value upon the development of educational and research partnerships within the community and candidates with a history of inter professional collaboration and/or community-based collaboration are desirable. Philosophical alignment with the School of Education Mission and Vision is desirable. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach courses in the Education Administration and Joint Doctoral­ Education Leadership Programs. This individual will also be expected to mentor MA students and doctoral candidates, serve on thesis and dissertation committees as chair and member, develop and maintain a research program, and serve on school, college and university-level committees. As part of a growing school within the College of Education, Health and Human Services, the successful candidate will serve an important role in the development of new undergraduate and graduate programs and will enhance the education of students through experiential learning and research.


Applications must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statements of teaching philosophy and research interest that address the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • Reprint of representative publications
  • Copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work
  • 3 letters of recommendation
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A review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit  for more information.

California State University San Marcos, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.