The successful candidate for this position is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the department (face-to-face, hybrid and online), participate in curriculum and program development, develop a focused line of research and publication, and provide service to the university and the community. This position is for someone with expertise and interest in teaching a variety of classes in the department core and recreation program, as well as other courses in the department. The candidate may be expected to teach in one or more of the following areas of specialization: recreation programming, youth development, sustainability, leadership, recreation management, financial management, data-driven decision making, and research methods. The candidate will also help lead ongoing program improvement efforts, using evidence-based assessment and planning to increase student success. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.
RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2020.
Please submit via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/61601: (1) a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in this position announcement; (2) a complete and current vita with URL links or copies for up to three examples of your most recent/best scholarly activity in the field of recreation (e.g., articles, book chapters, reviews, presentations); (3) scanned copies of graduate transcripts; (4) three current letters of recommendation from professional references; and (5) a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring and advising.
Questions should be directed to Dr. Heather Vilhauer, email@example.com
Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check including a criminal record check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must have a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in recreation, parks, leisure studies or a related field. A minimum of one degree MUST be in Recreation. ABD will be considered, but the degree must be completed by the effective date of the appointment. Candidates with successful teaching experience at the university level and management experience in parks and recreation are highly preferred. Demonstrated ability to teach (face-to-face, hybrid, and online), advise and mentor students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds is highly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/
Internal Number: OAA Position No. 20-21 RE
About Cal State East Bay
THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (Cal State East Bay) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, Cal State East Bay is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program, http://www.csueastbay.edu/Cal State East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism offers a B.S. in Recreation with concentrations in Recreation Management and Recreation Therapy. We also offer a B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism and an M.S. in Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism. We believe in the... value of experiential learning and often have students participate in events and projects in the community, so they can apply concepts and theories learned in the classroom. Our Advisory Board members work with faculty to respond to industry needs, while providing our students with a quality education, internships and professional opportunities. We are solution oriented, experience driven, and transformation focused.
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