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

Position ID:CSULB-CHLS-ASSTPROFESSOR1 [#13756, 2606]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Rhetoric
Chicano and Latino Studies
Starting Date:2020/08/17
Appl Deadline:2020/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/05/16, finished 2020/05/27, listed until 2020/04/01)
Position Description:    

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Liberal Arts Department of Chicano and Latino Studies Tenure-Track Position Opening Recruitment Number: 2606

Position: Assistant Professor of Latinx Rhetoric and Composition

Effective Date: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Required Qualifications: • PhD in Rhetoric and Composition; English; Cultural Studies; Literacy Studies; Chicana/o Studies; Latina/o Studies; or related fields • Evidence of or potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level • Evidence of or potential for academic research, scholarship and creative activities leading to publication and presentation • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in teaching interdisciplinary introductory and upper-division courses in Chicana/o and Latina/o Rhetoric and Composition • Historical understanding of Latinx communities in the U.S. and experience and knowledge of working with ethnically diverse cultural perspectives • Experience in teaching Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies content courses • Demonstrated excellence in teaching first-year writing • Ability to teach from an intersectional, social justice framework that centers race, ethnicity, and/or migration status • Success in advising and mentoring students outside the classroom • Success in working with student organizations • Demonstrated interest and/or history in mentoring Latinx and other underrepresented students in and out of the classroom through high-impact practices such as service learning, internships, education abroad, or other student development activities

Duties: • Teach existing courses in the curriculum, as well as develop new courses in line with candidate’s scholarly interests • Engage and maintain research, scholarship and creative activities leading to publications and presentations • Participate in campus and system-wide committees, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues • 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 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 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 shall 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) 985-4544

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin January 21, 2020 Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 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, 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 Chicano and Latino Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
MHB 201
Long Beach, CA 90840-2410

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