CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY
OAA Position No.
THE UNIVERSITY: California State
University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving
the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for
award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student
body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study.
With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900
faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University
offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields,
master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18
certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/
California State University East Bay has a mission to support a
diverse student body through academically rich and culturally
relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will
bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming
and supportive environment for all students.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Ethnic
Studies has five full time faculty members and four full-time
lecturers. We offer a BA in Ethnic Studies with concentrations in
Black Studies, Chicanx/Latinx Studies, Asian American Studies,
American Indian Studies, Genders and Sexualities in Communities of
Color and in Comparative Ethnic Studies.
DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The
Department of Ethnic Studies seeks an innovative
teacher/scholar/activist with training in Asian American and
Pacific Islander Studies. Candidates should have a firm grounding
in interdisciplinary and intersectional Ethnic Studies approaches
and methodologies (quantitative or qualitative). The ideal
candidate would be able to teach and develop courses in Asian
American and Pacific Islander Studies and Comparative Ethnic
Studies. We especially welcome candidates with additional
specialization(s) in Filipinx American Studies, environmental
justice, ethnic literatures, community engagement, decolonial
theory, women of color feminisms, and/or GLBTQIA
Please note that teaching assignments at California State
University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Oakland,
Concord and Online campuses. Faculty teach core
courses required of all majors as well as courses in their area of
concentration. All faculty have advising responsibilities, assist
the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are
expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.
RANK AND SALARY: Assistant
Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation
and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester,
Candidate must have earned a doctorate (PhD) in Asian
American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender/Women's Studies,
Education, or any related field in the humanities or social
sciences with degree in hand no later than the effective
date of the appointment. Candidate must have specialized
preparation in one or more of the following areas: Asian American
Studies, Filipinx American Studies, or Pacific Islander
Studies. The department prefers a candidate with training,
coursework, or a secondary research area in Comparative Ethnic
Studies. Candidates must have teaching experience at the
university level, either as an instructor or teaching
assistant. Candidates should demonstrate experience in
teaching, mentoring, research, community service and/or social
justice that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion. Additionally, applicants
must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is
fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with
disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
For more information about the University’s program supporting the
rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/
The priority deadline to submit application, letters, references
and all other application materials is August 15, 2019. However,
this position will be considered open until
filled. The search committee will begin
reviewing application materials on August 20,
2019. Please submit a cover letter, which addresses
the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete
and current vita; teaching evaluations; and three reference letters
via Interfolio (see https://apply.interfolio.com/61842).
Applicants are also required to submit a one-page diversity
statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student
population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and
advising. Address letters to search committee Chair, Dr.
Carlos Manuel Salomon.
Note: California State University, East Bay hires only
individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All
offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of
documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to
work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and
Control Act. A background check (including a
criminal records check and
prior employment verification) must be completed and
cleared prior to the start of employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on
the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship,
color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status,
national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's
status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity
in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment
for its diverse student body.