CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Sociology
Tenure-Track Position Opening
RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2401
POSITION: Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
(Transnational/Global Sociology or Social Movements)
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 21, 2017 (Fall 2017 Semester)
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
• Ph.D. in Sociology or related discipline at time of application or official
notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2017.
• Specialization in the areas of Transnational/Global Sociology or Social Movements.
• Demonstrated potential for effective teaching at the college level.
• Demonstrated potential for continued development of research, scholarly, and
• Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
• Evidence of scholarship and successful teaching in Transnational/Global Sociology
or Social Movements.
• Demonstrated ability to mentor students and supervise research.
• Evidence of service in an academic institution or the community.
• Teach courses such as: Sociology of Globalization, Political Sociology, Problems
in International Social Conflict, Cases in International Social Conflict, Social
Order and Social Change, Social Stratification, Classical Sociological Theory,
Modern Sociological Theory, Quantitative Methods, and/or Qualitative Methods.
• Develop potential courses in: Transnational Communities, Racialized and Gendered
State Violence, Comparative Social Movements, Human Rights and Social Justice,
Youth Identities and Social Movements, Community-Based Organizing, and/or within
the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.
• Engage in ongoing research, scholarly, and creative activities.
• Assist in mentoring students; supervise student research projects.
• Develop curricula to meet the needs of a diverse student body.
• 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.
• A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes,
and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one
• Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications.
• CV (including current email address).
• Three current signed letters of recommendation.
• Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree.
• Samples of relevant materials, including teaching materials (philosophy,
evaluations, syllabi) and evidence of research (papers, publications, dissertation
• Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letter
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, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
Dr. Kerry Woodward, Co-Chair, Search Committee
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Sociology
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0906
Telephone Number (562) 985-4236 E-Mail Address: Kerry.Woodward@csulb.edu
Applicants may also apply electronically through: Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7655
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 10, 2016
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can
learn, live, work, and thrive 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.