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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Motor Learning and Control)

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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Motor Learning and Control)

Effective Date

August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. with specialization in Motor Learning and Control or highly related field. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019. Demonstrated potential for effective teaching, research, and scholarly activities in Motor Learning and Control. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience in Motor Learning and Control at a 4-year college. Ability to teach courses such as introductory to Motor Learning and Control, Motor Development, advanced Motor Control, applied Motor Learning, Research Methods, and Statistics. Demonstrated record of published research and evidence of a current research agenda in Motor Learning and Control. Record of collaboration in completing research, scholarly and creative activities. Additional teaching experience at the undergraduate level in at least one of the following areas: Biomechanics, Statistics, Research Methods, and/or Human Factors/Ergonomics.



Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Motor Learning, Motor Control, Motor Development, as well as other kinesiology courses as assigned; apply for external funding to support research and instruction; assist with management of the Movement Science Laboratory (MSL); collaborate with kinesiology faculty in research, scholarly and creative activities; serve on master's thesis and comprehensive examination committees; advise undergraduate and graduate exercise science students; 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:


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 record 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.


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


Dr. Will Wu, Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Kinesiology

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4901


(562) 985-8074 or

Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin October 17, 2018

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.