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Jan 4 2018

Faculty Clinical Professor of Higher Education

Claremont Graduate University Claremont, California, United States

The School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) invites nominations and applications for a non-tenure track, 3-year term open rank clinical faculty position in Higher Education. The appointment will begin July 1, 2018.

The Higher Education program at CGU is small and distinctive and exists as part of the School of Educational Studies. Accordingly, we are seeking a scholar with a strong professional record as an effective teacher, mentor, and advisor working closely with diverse graduate students and colleagues. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, 3-year term clinical faculty position, which carries teaching, research supervision, advising, and service responsibilities. While the specific areas of scholarship are open, we will give preference to candidates whose expertise and teaching interests are most aligned with the social justice focus of the School of Educational Studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate students in our M.A. and Ph.D. programs, and supervise graduate student research. Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of published research and possess outstanding teaching and mentoring skills. Candidates should possess a deep understanding of the relationship between scholarship and practice. The successful candidate also will demonstrate experience and/or capacity for advising a diverse student body.

The struggle for social justice is not an abstraction here, but an integral part of the School of Educational Studies’ teaching and research. The School is committed to merging work for social justice with forthright accountability. Our graduates, and hence our faculty, are expected to be responsible education critics and architects. For more information on the School of Educational Studies, please see http://www.cgu.edu/ses.

Claremont Graduate University, a private, free-standing graduate school, is part of the Claremont College Consortium. Nestled in beautiful Claremont, CA, the seven-college consortium offers a diverse, university-sized faculty set within a liberal arts college atmosphere, all within 35 miles of downtown Los Angeles.

CGU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws in its employment or hiring practices.

Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum.  Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply as are individuals who have membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding:  Alaska Natives, American Indians, Blacks/African Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

Review of applications will begin on February 6, 2018.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, C.V., teaching statement, a one-page statement regarding ability to foster a diverse campus environment and contribute to the academic success of students from historically underrepresented communities, and 3-5 references (Contact information only. Letters will be requested from finalists).

Applications should be submitted via email to: ses.search@cgu.edu

Professor William Perez, Search Committee Chair
School of Educational Studies
Claremont Graduate University
150 East Tenth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty. Job Tags: education, faculty, higher education, and Student Affairs.

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