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Assistant Professor of Latinx Community Health

California State University, Long Beach
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 29, 2024

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Assistant Professor of Latinx Community Health

Job No: 531806
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Letters/Humanities, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

Position: Assistant Professor of Latinx Community Health
Effective Date: August 19, 2024 (Fall Semester)
Salary: The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary is $5,405 to $11,994/per month (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated hiring range is $6,667 to $7,084/per month. Salary offered is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin November 17, 2023. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Chicano and Latino Studies

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or DrPH in Chicana/o/x Studies, Latina/o/x Studies, Ethnic Studies, Community Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Science, Human Development, Environmental Health, /Justice, Medical Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Women/Gender Studies, Urban Planning, or related Social Science fields from an accredited institution. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by or before August 1, 2024.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct applied research and/or action research using qualitative methods, quantitative methods, or both, on issues impacting the health of diverse Latinx communities within the U.S. and their transnational contexts
  • Demonstrated potential to teach Latinx community health, and/or Chicanx and Latinx Studies at the college level
  • Demonstrated potential to create courses focused on Latinx community health, and/or Chicanx and Latinx Studies and/or related disciplines
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated potential to apply critical theories and frameworks informed by an understanding of the history of federal, state, local and/or institutional processes and policies that have created and sustained inequitable health outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively engage diverse Latinx communities through participatory, engaged, and/or action research that builds community capacity to identify, analyze, prioritize, and address issues impacting their health [ (i.e., individual factors such as physical and mental health interactions; interpersonal factors such as cultural competency; community level factors such as access to, green spaces and healthful food options; institutional level factors such as access to local health facilities and preventative health measures; and policy level factors such as access to quality health care)
  • Commitment to using an equity perspective to create more just and healthy communities in low-income, multi-racial communities in collaboration with community leaders and community-based, social justice organizations.
  • Experience (or potential) to teach quantitative and/or mixed-methods research and analysis
  • Experience (or potential) using interdisciplinary approaches
  • Experience teaching Chicanx/Latinx Studies or Latinx health courses at all levels may include cross-listed courses with other departments
  • Ability to mentor Chicanx/Latinx students, including first-generation and other underrepresented students, in and out of the classroom through such high-impact practices as faculty-supported research, internships, service learning, education abroad, or other student development activities
  • Successful experience in working with and advising student organizations
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body (Demographics)

  • Teach courses at various levels including cross-disciplinary courses within the curriculum (Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.)
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Develop new courses and update existing courses in the curriculum
  • Develop and promote interdisciplinary scholarship that links our classrooms to local Latinx communities, contexts and social movements
  • Maintain and engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to publications and presentations
  • Participation in campus and system-wide committees, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, 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: CSU Employee Benefits

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: Equity and Diversity Statement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Research sample(s)
  • Teaching evaluations, if applicable
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree (to be submitted by request should you reach the semi-finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

  • How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

    Requests for information about the position should be addressed to:

    California State University, Long Beach
    Department of Chicano and Latino Studies
    Attn: Ana Canela
    1250 Bellflower Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA 90840-2410

    (562) 985-4644 or E-Mail:


    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.

    CSU Vaccination Policy
    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at Click or tap if you trust this link." href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> and questions may be sent to

    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 or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Application Closes: Open until filled

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