Tenure Faculty in Climate Change Education, San Francisco State University

Responsibilities: The position requires developing a nationally recognized research program in discipline-based science education with an emphasis on climate change, securing external funding, creating research collaborations with faculty in the CoSE at SFSU, and undergraduate and graduate teaching. The position will include applying expertise inclusive pedagogy to lead an interdisciplinary effort to work across the college in developing first-year experience courses to engage students of all backgrounds in STEM courses that connect students with each other, faculty, the university, and with the impacts of climate change in their world. A full position description available at [cose.sfsu.edu].



  • Ph.D. in climate related discipline. Terminal degree must be completed by the first day of employment.
  • Record of working and communicating effectively with colleagues and students


  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Record of teaching contributions in the area of science education
  • Active record of scholarship in discipline-based science education
  • Evidence of external support or the potential for external funding of scholarship activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in teaching and scholarship
  • Experience teaching and working closely with students from historically under-represented communities
  • Record of contributing to collegial, supportive and collaborative work environments

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The California State University (CSU) provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application: Submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current CV, (3) a description of research interests, including how you will engage students in research activities, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy; (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to equity and inclusion efforts, including how your teaching, research, and service activities align with the college’s commitment to foster an inclusive and diverse academic community; and (6) names and contact information of three references, online at the Academicjobsonline.org Web Site (at academicjobsonline.org). Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date. Review of applications begins November 15, 2019. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. For questions about this position, contact Dr. Petra Dekens, dekens@sfsu.edu, 415-338-6015, the Hiring Committee Chair.

Apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14927