CSU East Bay: Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

The Liberal Studies Program at California State University, East Bay, aims to provide a rich liberal arts educational experience through selected courses from a wide range of academic disciplines, while at the same time allowing students to select a field for in-depth study of their own interest. Each year, the Liberal Studies Program serves an ethnically and economically diverse group of approximately 400 majors in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.
The Liberal Studies Program is housed in the Department of Human Development & Women’s Studies, which promotes the interdisciplinary study of human development over the life course. Our successful tenure-track candidate will teach the two Liberal Studies courses (LBST 201 Introduction to Liberal Studies and LBST 499 Liberal Studies Senior Seminar) fully online each semester, as well as other courses that meet the needs of the Liberal Studies Program and the Human Development and Women’s Studies Department. In addition to fulfilling online responsibilities, the faculty member will be required to physically come to campus and participate in student advising, and department and university service.
Rank is Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. The position starts in Fall 2019 and is subject to budgetary authorization. Ph.D. or earned equivalent at the time of appointment is required, in broad social science and/or humanities areas including, though not limited to, anthropology, ethnic studies, geography and environmental studies, English, history, human development, international studies, political science, psychology, sociology, women’s studies, art history, philosophy, religious studies, and any relevant interdisciplinary studies areas. Preference will be given to the candidate with a record of accomplishment, including published scholarship, teaching experience, and administrative skills including a vision for sustaining, leading and developing the Liberal Studies Program for both liberal arts education and multiple subject matter oriented teacher preparation.
Applicants who represent all types of diversity, including race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2018. Position will remain open until filled. Please submit a letter of application (which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, including teaching, research, and experience working with diverse groups through teaching, research, mentoring, advising, and/or service), a complete and current vita, two sample syllabi, publication samples, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a service statement, and the names and contact information of three references, at: https://apply.interfolio.com/53974. More information about the campus and position is also available there. For questions about the position or application, please contact Dr. Christina Chin-Newman, Liberal Studies Search Committee Chair, Department of Human Development and Women’s Studies, California State University, East Bay, 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542. Phone 510-885-3076, email: christina.chin-newman@csueastbay.edu

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