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Assistant Professor of Latina/o Political Economy

California State University, Long Beach
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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:

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Chicana/o Studies, Latina/o Studies, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by or before August 1, 2021.
  • 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, among others).
  • 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 fields).
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching Chicanx and Latinx Studies content courses.
  • 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 activities.
  • 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 organizations.

    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.

    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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