ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LATINX STUDIES

Employer
California State University, Long Beach
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LATINX STUDIES
California State University, Long Beach

Recruitment Number: 2642
Effective Date: August 17, 2021(Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Chicana/o Studies, Latina/o Studies, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Comparative Studies, History, Literature, Interdisciplinary Programs, or related fields from an accredited institution. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2021.
  • Evidence of scholarly and/or creative work in relation to Caribbean and/or Central American communities in the United States and their transnational links to their countries of origin.
  • Evidence of scholarly and/or creative work in relation to Afro-Latinidad and/or indigeneity in the context of Latinx communities in the United States and their transnational links to their countries of origin.
  • Evidence of ability to teach and create lower-division and upper-division courses in Chicanx and Latinx Studies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching Chicanx and Latinx Studies content courses, with focus on Caribbean and/or Central American communities in the United States.
  • Evidence of ability (or potential) to conduct comparative studies across Latinx groups and/or American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, and/or Black/African American Studies.
  • Experience using interdisciplinary approaches and intersectional methodologies.
  • Evidence of ability (or potential) to mentor Latinx students, including first-generation and 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 activities.
  • Experience working with and advising student organizations.

    Duties:
  • Teach existing courses and develop new courses for the Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies major and minor. (Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.)
  • Collaborate with Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, and Asian American Studies to support existing courses and develop new courses that satisfy the CSU Ethnic Studies requirement.
  • Engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to publications
  • Advise students.
  • Develop and promote interdisciplinary scholarship that links classrooms to local Latina/o urban and transnational communities and movements.
  • Participation in campus and system-wide committees, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues.
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, profession, 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.
    Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/cfa-unit-3-benefits-summary.pdf

    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: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
    - A signed SC-1 form,
    - Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
    - An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

    Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:

    https://www.csulb.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-affairs/assistant-professor-of-latinx-studies-2642

    Requests for information should be addressed to:

    Michelle Seales
    California State University, Long Beach
    Department of Chicano and Latino Studies
    1250 Bellflower Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA 90840-2410
    michelle.seales@csulb.edu or (562) 985-4544

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:
    Review of applications to begin March 15, 2021
    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.

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