The University of San Francisco (USF) is a private, urban University with a
global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and
just world. The core mission of the University is to promote learning in the
Jesuit tradition. The University offers undergraduate, graduate, and
professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed and the
values and sensitivity necessary to serve others. The University draws from
the cultural, intellectual, and economic resources of the San Francisco Bay
Area and its location on the Pacific Rim to enrich and strengthen its
The Teacher Education Department (TED) in the USF School of Education
invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position with a
focus on cross-disciplinary teacher education that centers our intersectional
identities. TED is dedicated to preparing teachers who are committed to
excellence, diversity, and social justice in education and offers various
options for multiple- and single-subject preliminary teaching credential
programs combined with a master's degree. We actively seek to expand the
diversity of our faculty and students, as well as extend our collaborations
with schools and community-based organizations serving diverse youth in the
Bay Area. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience as
accomplished teachers and scholars within K-12 schools and who bring expertise
related to ethnic studies, anti-racist education, and humanizing and justice-
oriented teaching and/or teacher education.
Full Job Description:
Responsibilities include teaching foundational coursework and curriculum and
instruction courses for either multiple subject or single subject candidates;
advising students and student projects; conducting research and publishing
scholarly work in education; and collaborating with colleagues on teacher
education development, School of Education and university initiatives, and
partnerships with schools and communities. Responsibilities may also include
teaching and service in TED programs at the branch campuses.
Required Qualifications include the following:
Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in education with expertise in K-12
schools; scholarly and practical expertise in K-12 teaching and teacher
Evidence of experience being an effective teacher for equity and
excellence in K- 12th grade urban public schools with culturally and
linguistically diverse populations.
Theoretical and practical expertise related to one or more of the
following: liberatory or abolitionist frameworks, culturally relevant
pedagogy and curriculum design, ethnic studies, anti-racist pedagogy,
humanizing education, math and/or science education.
Demonstrated record of scholarly achievement.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent higher education teaching experience or potential.
Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2022.
Applicants must complete the online application process on the USF Human
Resources website: https: // www. usfjobs.com/
All required application documents (letter of interest; curriculum vitae;
teaching statement, DEI statement- see prompt below; and graduate
transcripts) are to be uploaded with the exception of the three letters of
reference. 500 word limit for teaching and diversity statements. Reference
letters detailing research, teaching, and other professional qualifications
should be sent directly to:
Lenna Onishi, Assistant to the Dean/Assistant Director of Administration
DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement prompt:
The University of San Francisco is ranked #1 in the nation for student
diversity, and is deeply committed to inclusive excellence and social justice.
What is your understanding of the role of diversity, equity and inclusion in
academia and what initiatives or contributions exemplify your ability to
promote DEI for students, faculty, and staff? Please also describe how you
have navigated questions of power, privilege and demonstrated cultural
humility when engaging with diverse community members.