CSU Long Beach: Assistant Professor of Sociology (Latinx Communities)

College of Liberal Arts

Department of Sociology

Tenure-Track Position Opening                   

Recruitment Number:                     2635

Position:                                          Assistant Professor of Sociology (Latinx Communities)

Effective Date:                               August 17, 2021 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range:                                 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:             

  • PhD. in Sociology or a related field at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2021
  • Specialization in the area of Sociology of Latinx Communities
  • Demonstrated potential for successful college-level
  • Demonstrated potential for continued development of research, scholarly, and creative activities in the sociology of Latinx communities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student      

Preferred Qualifications:             

  • Evidence of scholarship in the Sociology of Latinx Communities.
  • Successful teaching in one or more of the following topics: Latinx Communities, Gender, Family, Youth, Race, Criminalization, Migration, Global Issues, Qualitative Research Methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor students and supervise
  • Evidence of service in an academic institution or the community

 Duties:                                              

  • Teach courses such as Latina/os in the U.S., Central American and Caribbean Communities, Sociology of Gender, Sociology of the Family, Racism, Power and Inequality, Sociology of Migration and Immigration, International Social Conflict, Youth, Policing and Justice, Critical Criminology, Qualitative Research Methods. Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.
  • Develop potential courses within the candidate’s area(s) of expertise
  • Engage in ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Assist in mentoring students; supervise student research
  • Develop curricula to meet the needs of a diverse student body
  • 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:

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-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
  • Samples of teaching materials (philosophy, evaluations, syllabi and/or course materials).
  • Evidence of research (papers, publications, and/or dissertation chapters).
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
  • A signed SC-1 form
  • An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)
  • Three current signed letters of recommendation

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16337

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Sociology Search Committee
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Sociology
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0906
soc-search@csulb.edu

 APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications to begin January 8, 2021                       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.

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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.