CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Liberal Arts Department of Human Development Tenure-Track Position Opening
RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2547
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Human Development
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
PhD in Human Development or an allied field such as Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, or Health Sciences or related fields
Degree at time of application or official notification of the completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020
Research and teaching focus on Black, African American, or African diaspora populations within a life-course perspective
Demonstrated ability or potential to effectively teach undergraduate courses in Human Development, including the department's core life course curriculum
Record of or demonstrated potential for successful research and publication
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population
Demonstrated ability to teach courses from an interdisciplinary perspective
Demonstrated ability or potential to involve undergraduate students in faculty-directed research and/or mentor undergraduate students in independent research
Demonstrated ability or potential to conduct research leading to publication in areas relevant to the department's mission
Experience working in an interdisciplinary context
Evidence of or potential for department, college, university, and community service
Demonstrated ability or potential to establish and maintain research ties to under served communities
Teach courses in Human Development including core life course classes and develop courses in area(s) of specialization
Supervise undergraduate students in research and fieldwork
Engage in research, scholarly, and creative activities leading to publication
Participate in service to department, college, university and community.
CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
The Department of Human Development is committed to hiring new faculty who will diversify both our curriculum and our department.
An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/sites/default/files/groups/faculty- affairs/equity_and_diversity_statement_tt_2019.pdf
Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
CV (including current email address)
Statement of teaching philosophy (maximum two pages, single-spaced)
Statement of research addressing current and future program of research (maximum two pages, single-spaced)
Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
Finalists will also be required to submit the following: 1) A signed SC-1 form, 2) Three current, original, signed letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and 3) An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)
Requests for information should be addressed to:
Dr. Kristy Shih, Search Committee Chair California State University, Long Beach Department of Human Development (LA3-202) 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-0907
Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin September 6, 2019. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)
EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily 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.
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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.
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This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
This employer offers health insurance benefits to eligible same and opposite-sex domestic partners.
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations. Find out more at http://www.csulb.edu/about-csulb