Professor of Education
University of California Davis
United States

Professor of Education

Job #JPF06232

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $86,453.

Application Window

Open date: January 5, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Feb 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The School of Education at the University of California, Davis invites applications for the position of English Language Arts Lecturer/ Supervisor of Teacher Education in the Single Subjects program. This is a non-tenure track yearly percentage appointment with potential for renewal on a year by year basis. Compensation will be contingent on the number of courses and supervision students assigned. The salary is commensurate with education and experience. Appointment begins Summer of 2024.

Successful candidates will (1) possess appropriate academic preparation and professional experience to teach undergraduate/graduate curriculum and instruction courses in our Teacher Education program, (2) supervise student teachers in middle/secondary schools for the credential/MA program, (3) have knowledge of and experience with teaching/learning issues and current school contexts in California public schools, and (4) have disciplinary knowledge of and experience with teaching/providing learning experiences for ELA teachers.

The UC Davis School of Education is committed to serving as agents of positive social change and acting to prepare teachers who are committed to equity, access, and inclusion in culturally and linguistically diverse schools and communities.

Responsibilities include:
The candidate will:
• teach Teacher Education Program (TEP) credential/MA courses (teaching schedule may include day, afternoon, and evening courses);
• supervise TEP student teachers in linguistically and culturally diverse classroom placements at middle or secondary public schools;
• Meet regularly with TEP students acting in a mentorship and advisory role;
• coordinate between TEP coursework and practicum activities for TEP students and school district Resident Teachers;
• work in consultation with school district personnel and Resident Teachers to identify classroom placements, promote growth in clinical teaching practice, and resolve problems;
• develop and maintain relationships between the university and school districts;
• participate in regular TEP faculty meetings, programmatic planning meetings, curriculum development efforts, and program and student evaluation activities;
• perform TEP admissions duties, including recruiting students, evaluating potential students, and admitting students to the TE program;
• participate in TEP committee work;
• collaborate with Teacher Education and other School of Education faculty to engage in inquiry about teacher education.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Hold a Master’s degree or above with emphasis in education
• Have a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in public school settings, grades 7-12
• Hold or be eligible for a California Single Subject Teaching Credential in English Language Arts
• Knowledge of linguistically and culturally sustaining pedagogy grounded in principles of equity
• Have experience working with culturally/linguistically diverse communities in ways consistent with the mission of the UC Davis School of Education
• Be proficient in the CA Common Core State Standards, the California English Language Development Standards, and the ELA/ELD Framework for California Public Schools
• Have knowledge of theories and practices for developing academic language and discipline-specific literacy in grades 7-12 classrooms

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

• Earned Doctorate in Education
• Experience with curriculum development, edTPA, and literacy instruction
• Experience with field supervision/and or mentoring pre-service or novice teachers
• Strong evidence of an inquiry stance toward teaching and teacher education
• Professional development experience in English language/emergent bilingual learner education; specifically, English language development methodologies, assessment, and curriculum design for K-12 English learners, second language acquisition theories, and/or related pedagogies
• Demonstrated commitment to serving a culturally and ethnically diverse student body
• Demonstrated evidence of working for social justice, educational equity, and multilingualism in public schools and communities

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Curriculum Vitae, should include the following:

    a. Previous applicable employment: Full account of time from the date of first academic (or otherwise relevant) employment up to the present, including any periods when the appointee may not have been employed. Any/all previous University of California employment must be included.
    b. Degrees or certificates: Include dates of attendance; name of school, college, university or hospital (intern & resident); location; major subject or field; degree or certificate awarded; and date received.
    c. Memberships (if any): List memberships in scholarly societies, accreditation boards, civic organizations, etc. You may exclude any organization the name or character of which may indicate the race, religion, or national origin of its members.
    d. Honors and Awards (if any): List honors or awards such as Fulbright grants, Woodrow Wilson scholarships, special lectureships, medals, etc., and dates received.
    e. Published Writings and/or Creative Activities (if any): List all published writings and/or creative activities.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Teaching evaluation for two courses

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at:

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

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