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Assistant Professor of Latinx Political Economy 2572

Recruitment Number: 2572

Position: Assistant Professor of Latinx Political Economy

Effective Date: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chicana/o Studies, Latina/o Studies, Political Science or related fields and a specialization in Political Economy and Latina/o Studies from an accredited institution
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020
  • Evidence of or potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Evidence of or potential for academic scholarship and/or creative activity leading to publication
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching and research that examines the intersection of  local, regional, and global political-economic processes with racial and other social formations that produce Latinx poverty and wealth; Latinx transnational labor migration; Latinx informal economies; and Latinx labor market exclusion
  • Capacity to teach interdisciplinary introductory and upper-division courses in Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies and Political Science
  • Experience in teaching Chicanx and Latinx Studies content courses
  • Success in mentoring students outside the classroom
  • Success in working with and advising student organizations
  • Success in collaborating with community-based and social justice organizations
  • Demonstrated interest and/or history in mentoring Latinx and other underrepresented students in and out of the classroom through such high-impact practices as service learning, internships, education abroad, faculty-supported applied or action research, or other student development activities

Duties:

  • Teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community
  • Advising students
  • Teaching existing courses in the curriculum, as well as developing new courses
  • Develop and promote interdisciplinary scholarship that links our classrooms to local Latinx urban communities and movements 
  • Participation 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:

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:
  1. A signed SC-1 form,
  2. Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
  3. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:
 

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13755
 

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:

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 October 1, 2019

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.