Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Department of Child Development
College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing
The Department of Child Development at California State University,
Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with
the appointment starting in Fall 2020.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that
include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people
with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH
is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate
experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse
backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and
The Department of Child Development; College of Health, Human
Services, & Nursing
The Child Development Department resides in the College of Health,
Human Services and Nursing. We have over 900 undergraduate majors
from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic
backgrounds. Our students seek careers working with child and
families from birth through adolescence. We are integrated into our
local community through our fieldwork courses and strive to
emphasize a sense of social responsibility throughout our
The Child Development program focuses on the study of individual
development from conception through adolescence within a plurality
of contexts. Students are provided with fundamental knowledge of
theoretical and methodological concepts, developmental processes,
and current issues in the field. We believe that child development
professionals play an important role in society with a significant
impact on children.To ensure that our students graduate as well
prepared professionals, our program rests on three fundamental
elements of knowledge, skills, and integrity.
For more information see: https://www.csudh.edu/child-development/
We are seeking a dynamic, positive, and contributive colleague with
a passion for teaching and a commitment to student success. The
ideal candidate will have two or more years of teaching experience
and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with learners of
diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
Candidates should possess excellent communication skills,
initiative, and resourcefulness and demonstrate a potential to
develop and maintain an active research agenda.
- This is an academic year Tenure-track position at the rank of
Assistant Professor in Child Development.
- Begin date is August 2020
- We are seeking candidates with a doctorate in Child
Development, Developmental Psychology, or a related field. Area of
specialization is open.
- Teaching and advising undergraduates; mentoring undergraduate
research and scholarship
- Conducting scholarship in line with the mission of the
department, college, and university
- Providing service to the department, college, university, and
- Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with
colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic
- An earned doctorate in Child Development, Developmental
Psychology, or related field by August 2020.
- Evidence of scholarship and a desire to develop and maintain an
active program of research that is in line with the mission of
department, college, and university.
Preferred /Desired Qualifications
- Two or more years of teaching experience
- Demonstrated expertise to teach multiple courses in the
Employment Requirement - Background Check
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal
records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a
conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the position.
How to Apply
The position is open until filled. Review of applications will
begin in March 2020. For full consideration, please submit your
completed application no later than February 29, 2020 by visiting
California State University, Dominguez Hills employment website for
full details at New & Returning Applicants at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/.
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources'
Office (310) 243-3771.
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calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.
Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility
to work in the U.S.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking,
Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on
University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article
For more information see: https://www.csudh.edu/breathe-freely/policy/