CSU Long Beach: Assistant Professor, Human Development–Aging in Diverse Populations

Assistant Professor of Human Development: Aging in Diverse Populations
The Department of Human Development at California State University, Long Beach invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 19, 2019, in the area of Aging in Diverse Populations. The complete job ad: http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2510/index.html

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph. D. in Human Development or an allied field such as Gerontology, Sociology, Psychology and Anthropology
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of the completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to effectively teach undergraduate courses in Human Development
  • Record of or demonstrated potential for successful research and publication
  • Research and teaching focus on Aging in Diverse Populations within a life-course/developmental perspective
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to teach specialized courses on aging in diverse populations within a life-course/developmental perspective
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor student research
  • Demonstrated training in Gerontology or Aging in Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, or Other Disciplines
  • Specific area of research should focus on topics relevant to aging and well-being, and sociocultural factors such as ethnicity, sexual identity, gender and socioeconomic status that affect experiences of aging in later life.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to conduct research leading to publication in areas relevant to the department’s mission
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary context
  • Evidence of or potential for department, college, university, and community service


  • Teach courses in Human Development and/or appropriate area(s)
  • Supervise undergraduate students in research and fieldwork
  • Engage in scholarly activities leading to publication
  • Participate in service to department, college, university and community.

Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • Statement of research addressing current and future program of research
  • 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 a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript

All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11569

Requests for information should be addressed to: Deborah Thien, Department Chair, deborah.thien@csulb.edu or (562) 985-5744