POSITION: Assistant Professor of Human Development
 EFFECTIVE DATE: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)  SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 


Ph.D. in Human Development or an allied field such as Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, or Health Sciences or related fields Degree at time of application or official notification of the completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020 Research and teaching focus on Black, African American, or African diaspora populations within a life-course perspectiveDemonstrated ability or potential to effectively teach undergraduate courses in Human Development, including the department’s core life course curriculum Record of or demonstrated potential for successful research and publicationDemonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated ability to teach courses from an interdisciplinary perspective  Demonstrated ability or potential to involve undergraduate students in faculty-directed research and/or mentor undergraduate students in independent research  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 Demonstrated ability or potential to establish and maintain research ties to underserved communities 

DUTIES: Teach courses in Human Development including core life course classes and develop courses in area(s) of specialization Supervise undergraduate students in research and fieldwork  Engage in research, scholarly, and creative 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. 
The Department of Human Development is committed to hiring new faculty who will diversify both our curriculum and our department. 
Information on the 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 required and preferred qualifications CV (including current email address) • Statement of teaching philosophy (maximum two pages, single-spaced)Statement of research addressing current and future program of research (maximum two pages, single-spaced) Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree   Finalists will also be required to submit the following: A signed SC-1 form,Three current, original, signed letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available) 

 Requests for information should be addressed to: 
 Dr. Kristy Shih, Search Committee Chair  California State University, Long Beach  Department of Human Development (LA3-202)  1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-0907 
[email protected] or (562) 985-5581
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. 

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin September 6, 2019  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:

  • Cover Letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Research Statement 
  • Teaching Statement 
  • Equity and Diversity Statement 
  • Copy of Transcripts 
  • Three References (no actual letters, just names and email addresses )

Further Info:

(562) 985-5581 Dr. Kristy Shih, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Human Development (LA3-202)
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0907

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