Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) Criteria

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named on the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index as the No. 1 small research university in the nation. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. Additional information about SDSU.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

This position may also be eligible for the SDSU Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) hiring program that creates additional faculty lines for candidates who meet two or more of the criteria listed below. To be considered for one of these additional BIE hires, candidates should identify in their letter of application how they meet two or more of the criteria.

  • Is engaged in service with underrepresented populations in higher education
  • Demonstrates knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education
  • Has experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students
  • Integrates understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research
  • Extends knowledge of how to achieve artistic or scholarly success as a member of an underrrepresented group
  • Is committed to research that engages underrepresented communities
  • Shows expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration
  • Has research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education