California State University, Long Beach, Chicano and Latino Studies/ College of Liberal Arts

Position ID:CSULB-CHLS-ASSTPROF [#21033, 2659]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Latinx Community Health
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mental Health
Community Health
Human Development (more...)
Starting Date:2022/08/17
Appl Deadline:2022/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/25, finished 2022/09/17, listed until 2022/07/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Chicano and Latino Studies
Tenure-Track Position Opening

Recruitment Number: 2659
Position:         Assistant Professor of Latinx Community Health
Effective Date:    August 17, 2022 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Required Qualifications:  
Ph.D. in Chicana/o/x Studies, Latina/o/x Studies, Community Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, Mental Health, Health Science, Human Development, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Planning, or related fields from an accredited institution. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by or before August 17, 2022. 
Evidence of ability to conduct applied research and/or action research using qualitative methods, quantitative methods, or both, on issues impacting the health of diverse Latinx communities   
Evidence of ability to apply critical theories of health (e.g., social determinants of health) that demonstrate how culture, policies, and systems affect the health and wellbeing of Latinx communities 
Demonstrated potential to apply critical theories informed by an understanding of the history of federal, state, and local policies that have created and sustained inequitable health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority communities, including women, immigrants, LBGTQ+, and other marginalized groups 
Demonstrated potential to teach and create lower-division and upper-division courses focused on Latinx community health, quantitative analysis, and/or applied research in the Chicanx and Latinx Studies and/or related disciplines 
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to effectively engage diverse Latinx communities through Participatory Action Research that builds community capacity to identify, analyze, prioritize, and address issues impacting their health 
Demonstrated commitment to using an equity perspective to create more just and healthy communities in low-income, multi-racial communities in collaboration with community leaders and community-based, social justice organizations 
Experience using interdisciplinary approaches 
Experience teaching Chicanx/Latinx Studies courses at the lower- and upper-division levels and cross-listed courses with other departments within and beyond the College of Liberal Arts
Ability to mentor Chicanx/Latinx students, including first-generation and other underrepresented students, in and out of the classroom through such high-impact practices as faculty-supported research, internships, service learning, education abroad, or other student development activities
Success in working with and advising student organizations
Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body

Teach lower and upper division courses in the curriculum and may include interdisciplinary course(s) (Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.)
Mentor and advise students
Participate as a faculty advisor for student organizations
Participate in curriculum and program development including new courses and keep content current
Develop and promote interdisciplinary scholarship that links our classrooms to local Latinx urban communities and movements 
Develop and engage in ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities 
Participation in campus and system-wide committees, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues
Participate in service to the department, college, university, profession, 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 (including current email address)
Names and contact information for three references
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 letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and 
3. 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:

Michelle Seales
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Chicano and Latino Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2410 or (562) 985-4644

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin March 15, 2022 
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.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

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:
email address
Michelle Seales
Department Coordinator
Department of Chicano & Latino Studies
MHB 201
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-2410