Human Development / College of Liberal Arts, California State University, Long Beach

Position Title: Race/Ethnicity/Diverse Communications
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Human Development / Race/Ethnicity/Diverse Communications
Appl Deadline:2017/01/31 finished (posted 2016/08/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Human Development
Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Development

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 21, 2017 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


• Ph. D. in Human Development or contributing discipline (e.g., Anthropology, Psychology, Public Health, or Sociology)
• Degree at time of application or official notification of the completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2017
• Demonstrated ability or potential to effectively teach undergraduate courses in Human Development
• Demonstrated potential for successful research and publication
• Strong background in theories and research related to human development • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population


• Demonstrated ability to teach specialized courses on race and ethnicity and/or adulthood and aging
• Demonstrated ability to teach lifespan development within the contexts of diverse communities
• Demonstrated ability to teach courses from an interdisciplinary perspective
• Demonstrated ability to mentor student research
• Specific area of research should focus on topics relevant to race/ethnicity and/or adulthood and aging
• Demonstrated ability 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


• Teach courses in appropriate area(s) of expertise
• Supervise undergraduate students in research and fieldwork
• Engage in scholarly 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.


• A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
• Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
• CV (including current email address)
• Teaching statement, sample syllabus, and student evaluations
• Research statement and writing sample
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
• Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three original letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript A background check (including a criminal records check) 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.

Applications and required documentation should be submitted electronically through: Academic Jobs Online

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Christine El Ouardani, Search Committee
Department of Human Development
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-0907

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin November 4, 2016.   Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled).

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.

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:
(562) 985-8997
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Human Development
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, LA3-202
Long Beach, CA 90840-0907

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