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

Position Title: Adult Development and Aging/Sociocultural and Global Issues
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Aging
Human Development
Appl Deadline:2018/02/09* finished (posted 2017/09/05, finished 2018/07/12)
Position Description:    

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

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Liberal Arts Department of Human Development Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor with Tenure of Human Development (Adult Development and Aging/Sociocultural and Global Issues) EFFECTIVE

DATE: August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester) SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • 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, 2018 • Demonstrated ability or potential to effectively teach undergraduate courses in Human Development • Record of or demonstrated potential for successful research and publication • Socio-cultural background with a research and teaching focus on adult development within the life course • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Demonstrated ability to teach specialized courses on adult development • Demonstrated ability to teach adult development within the contexts of diverse communities • Demonstrated ability to teach courses from an interdisciplinary perspective • Demonstrated ability to mentor student research • Demonstrated training in Sociology or Gerontology. • Specific area of research should focus on topics relevant to family dynamics, social and emotional development through adulthood, adult education or developmental concepts in global contexts. • 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 • Evidence of or potential for effective department and/or program leadership commensurate with rank

DUTIES: • Teach courses in Human Development and/or appropriate area(s) • 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.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: • 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) • Names and contact information for three references • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation and an official transcript 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.

All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through: Upon request, finalists will be required to submit official documents, as noted in the required documentation section.

Requests for information should be addressed to: Dr. Deborah Thien, Search Committee Chair California State University, Long Beach Department of Human Development 1250 Bellflower Boulevard LA3-202 Long Beach, CA 90840-0907 562-985-5744 and/or APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin: November 3, 2017 Position opened 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:
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Human Development
1250 Bellflower Boulevard LA3-202
Long Beach, CA 90840-0907

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