Assistant Professor of Latina/o Political Economy
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Chicano and Latino Studies
Tenure-Track Position Opening
Recruitment Number: 2622
Position: Assistant Professor of Latina/o Political Economy
Effective Date: August 17, 2021 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
To Apply Visit: https://www.csulb.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-affairs/assistant-professor-of-latinao-political-economy-2622
- Ph.D. in Chicana/o Studies, Latina/o Studies, Economics,
Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Planning, Urban
Studies, or related field from an accredited
- Degree at time of application or official notification of
completion of the doctoral degree by or before August 1,
- Evidence of ability to conduct economic analyses and applied
research using quantitative methods (singularly or in mixed-methods
approaches) on one or more issues impacting the well-being of
Latinx population (e.g., wages, labor markets, business
development, poverty, wealth, housing, transportation, lending,
- Evidence of ability to analyze the economic consequences of
social policies (e.g., education, health, housing, etc.) and to
develop policy recommendations to improve the economic conditions
affecting the well-being of Latinx populations.
- Evidence of ability or potential to apply critical theories
informed by an understanding of the history of federal, state, and
local policies that have created and sustained inequitable economic
outcomes for racial and ethnic minority communities, including
women, immigrants, and other social groups.
- Evidence of ability or potential to teach and create
lower-division and upper-division courses focused on economic
theories and concepts, quantitative analysis, and applied research
in the Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Department and/or related
disciplines (e.g., Economics, Political Science, Geography, Urban
Studies, Sociology, Political Science, or other related
- Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse
- Experience teaching Chicanx and Latinx Studies content
- Evidence of ability or potential to mentor Latinx students,
including first-generation and other underrepresented students, in
and out of the classroom through such high-impact practices as
faculty-supported applied or action research, internships, service
learning, education abroad, or other student development
- Experience using interdisciplinary approaches.
- Commitment to using an equity perspective to create more just
economies in collaboration with ethnic minority communities,
community-based, and social justice organizations.
- Success in working with and advising student
Review of applications to begin September 15, 2020
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.
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