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Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies (Asian American and Pacific Islander)

California State University, East Bay
California, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 26, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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.

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 issues.  

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, 2020.


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:

Application Instructions

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 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.

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