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Assistant/Associate Professor with Tenure of Human Development

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Assistant/Associate Professor with Tenure of Human Development
(Adult Development and Aging/Sociocultural and Global Issues)

Effective Date

August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph. D. in Human Development or contributing discipline (e.g., Anthropology, Psychology, Public Health, or Sociology)
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of the completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to effectively teach undergraduate courses in Human Development
  • Record of or demonstrated potential for successful research and publication
  • Socio-cultural background with a research and teaching focus on adult development within the life course
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to teach specialized courses on adult development
  • Demonstrated ability to teach adult development within the contexts of diverse communities
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor student research
  • Demonstrated training in Sociology or Gerontology.
  • Specific area of research should focus on topics relevant to family dynamics, social and emotional development through adulthood, adult education or developmental concepts in global contexts.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research leading to publication in areas relevant to the department’s mission
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary contex
  • Evidence of or potential for department, college, university, and community service
  • Evidence of or potential for effective department and/or program leadership (commensurate with rank)



  • 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.

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. 


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
  • 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


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.

All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through:

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Deborah Thien, Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Human Development

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-0907

562-985-5744 or E-Mail:


Application Deadline


Review of applications to begin: November 3, 2017

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)


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.