California State University, Long Beach, Political Science/AA/College of Liberal Arts

Position ID:CSULB-PoliticalScience-ASSTPROF [#18825, 2650]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / International Relations
Starting Date:2022/08/17
Appl Deadline:2022/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/06/18)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Recruitment: 2650

Position: Assistant Professor of International Relations

Effective Date: August 17, 2022 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:

•Ph.D. in Political Science or related discipline, with specialization in International Relations. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2022.

•Record of, or demonstrated potential for, effective teaching

•Record of, or demonstrated potential for, successful research and publication

•Experience with, or demonstrated potential for, effective participation in faculty governance

•Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

•Evidence of academic training in one or more of the following specializations in International Relations: international law, international organizations, foreign policy, or international political economy

•Evidence of scholarly activities examining timely international relations issues such as climate change, global public health, gender and international relations, technology regulation, economic development, ethnicity and nationalism, race and international relations, non-governmental organizations, peacekeeping, human migration, or human rights

•Evidence of ability to effectively teach one or more current University course offerings in International Relations at the undergraduate level (e.g., Senior Seminar in Global Politics) and graduate seminars in research methods, International Relations theory, and International Relations special topics

•Evidence of ability to develop new course offerings in International Relations that engage issues of diversity.

•Evidence of support for and/or experience related to the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of its diverse student body

•Evidence of ability to engage in research leading to conference participation and peer-reviewed publication

•Evidence of interest in or experience with department, college, university, or community service


•Teach and develop courses in International Relations at the undergraduate and graduate levels. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]

•Advise and mentor students, including the supervision of Master’s students taking comprehensive exams and theses

•Engage in research leading to conference participation and peer-reviewed publications

•Participate in faculty governance

•Participate in service to the 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.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:

· 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:

· Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications

· CV

· Three current academic letters of recommendation independently provided by references

· Writing sample

· Teaching evaluations, if applicable

· Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree

· Finalists will also be required to submit the following:

1) A signed SC-1 form,

2) An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:

Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section.

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Charles Mahoney, Associate Professor

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Political Science

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4605


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 1, 2021

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)


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 or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Political Science
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-4605

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