California State University, Long Beach, Geography

Position ID:CSULB-Geography-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#11570, 2514]
Position Title: Assistant Professor-Geography-Gender,Race,Ethnicity,Sexuality
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Gender and Sexuality Studies
Ethnicity, Race, and Migration
Gender and Race
Urban Planning
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/09/11, finished 2019/05/05, listed until 2018/11/01)
Position Description:    

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College of Liberal Arts
Department of Geography
Tenure-Track Position Opening

RECRUITMENT NUMBER:                 2514

POSITION:                                           Assistant Professor of Geography

EFFECTIVE DATE:                                August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE:                                 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:              Ph.D. in Geography, Urban Planning or closely related discipline with specialization in spatial dimensions of Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and/or Sexuality in urban contexts. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019. Demonstrated or potential ability for effective teaching in our Geography undergraduate and graduate-level courses. Demonstrated or potential ability to generate funding for research and student support. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.  

 DESIRED/PREFERRED                           Expertise in spatial dimensions of Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and/or Sexuality in urban contexts with specialization in one or more of the following areas: black, Latinx, feminist, or queer geographies; health geographies; migration and mobility; emotional geographies; social or environmental justice; legal geographies; or similar sub-areas.


Teach undergraduate and graduate courses including but not limited to:

GEOG 120, 160, 360, 462, 402/502, 446, 650, 666. Final determination of teaching assignment is dependent on departmental needs.

Develop courses in area(s) of expertise, including human diversity.

Outreach to and engage with communities beyond the university.

Participate in interdisciplinary activities, networks, and centers on campus.

Conduct research and seek external funding in area(s) of expertise.

Supervise graduate students and teach graduate seminars.

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:

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)

·         Three current, signed letters of recommendation submitted directly by references submitted electronically through Academic Jobs Online (see link below)

·         Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree

·         Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form and an official transcript.

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:

Dr. Christine L. Jocoy, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Geography
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-3905
562-985-8432 or 562-985-4977

APPLICATION DEADLINE:      Review of applications to begin October 15, 2018
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.


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 identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, 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 Geography
1250 Bellflower Blvd., PH1-210
Long Beach, CA 90840

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