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
- 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.
- 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.
- Teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession, and to the community. Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.
- Advising students.
- Teaching existing courses in the curriculum, as well as developing new courses.
- Developing and promoting interdisciplinary scholarship that links our classrooms to local Latinx urban communities and movements.
- Participating in campus and system-wide committees, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues.
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:
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:
Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section.
Requests for information should be addressed to:
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Chicano and Latino Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2410
Please address all other inquiries to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or (562) 985-4544
Review of applications to begin September 15, 2020.
Position open 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.