Alliant International University is a professional practice university that is dedicated to excellence in four key areas: Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence, and Community Engagement. The university strives to provide students with the highest quality of education through innovative academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, with a focus on underserved populations. The university’s mission is to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to address major social issues and make a positive impact in their communities. Cultural diversity is an integral part of the university’s training programs, which are reflected in the curriculum, field placements, and the diverse student and faculty population.

At the California School of Education (CSOE), Alliant International University offers a range of education degrees, certificates, and credentials that prepare students for careers in teaching, counseling, leadership, advocacy, administration, management, and community work. Whether students prefer online or in-person learning, Alliant is dedicated to guiding them every step of the way. The school offers multiple degree options, including credentials and certifications, undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, many of which offer specialized emphases. The education degree programs are designed with working professionals in mind, offering on-campus, hybrid, and online course options. Practical training is a key component of the programs, with extensive practicum opportunities available.

CSOE is currently seeking to fill two positions for Assistant Professors at either their San Diego campus or through remote work. The Assistant Professors will be responsible for facilitating learning and engaging in scholarship, service, or a combination of these activities in the Teacher Education program. They will also be involved in leading webinars, workshops, and orientations, as well as providing educational planning services to current candidates and alumni. The anticipated start date for these positions is January 2024, with a salary of $72,000.

The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Professors include facilitating learning in both classroom and distance learning settings, preparing course syllabi and curriculum, assessing and evaluating learners, mentoring and advising students, supervising field placements, and providing research and scholarship mentoring. In addition, the Assistant Professors are expected to engage in scholarship and research activities that contribute to their field, as well as serve the university, community, and profession. This includes participating in faculty governance, curriculum development, and quality improvement processes, as well as contributing professional expertise at local, state, and national levels.

All faculty members at Alliant International University have certain additional duties that are not given formal workload credit but are included in yearly evaluations. These duties include active participation in campus life, program governance, program and campus activities, prompt response to communications, accessibility to students and colleagues, attending meetings, advising students, and participating in hiring and curriculum development. Other responsibilities include submitting grades and complying with established procedures and deadlines, as well as performing other related tasks as assigned.

The ideal candidates for these positions should possess proficient computer skills, the ability to work independently and be self-motivated, strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities, the ability to explain complex concepts clearly, flexibility in workflow, and the drive to guide students towards completing tasks. They should also have effective communication and interpersonal skills, cultural competence, motivation, and a results-oriented mindset. Additionally, candidates must have a doctoral or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited college or university, adequate experience in relevant areas, and if applicable, a record of meritorious performance as an Instructor. A valid California Teaching Credential is preferred.

To apply for these positions, interested individuals must submit a resume/CV and a cover letter that includes their interest in and suitability for the role. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be asked to provide three professional references. Employment at Alliant International University is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The university is committed to diversity and equal opportunity, encouraging individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

For more information or assistance with the application process, applicants can contact Human Resources at or 858-635-4509. Alliant International University is dedicated to maintaining a smoke and tobacco-free environment

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