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Call for Applications: California State University, Long Beach: Ass’t Professor, Women’s Studies

October 15, 2019

Assistant Professor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


  • Teach lower- and upper-division core courses including: Gender, Race, Sex and Societies; Bodies and Borders; Feminist Theory; Feminist Methods; Internship, and Senior Capstone Seminar
  • Publish research in areas of specialization
  • Develop new courses in area of specialization
  • Mentor students
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community levels

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a humanities, social science or related field of study
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020.
  • Expertise in applied gender studies in areas including, but not limited to, public policy, public health, or non-profit or community-based organizing
  • Focus on Asian diaspora or Asian-American communities; or Muslim countries, cultures, or communities
  • Demonstrated potential for effectiveness in teaching and research in applied women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, broadly defined
  • Demonstrated potential for all levels of university service
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies
  • Successful grant writing experience
  • An interest in innovative directions and scholarship in applied gender studies
  • Ability to incorporate undergraduate students in faculty-led research projects
  • Research agenda and teaching focus in applied gender studies in which transnational, intersectional, transdisciplinary, and practical approaches to address social problems and effect social change in local, regional, and/or international contexts are prioritized. Such application areas include, but are not limited to, public health, housing policy, social welfare, economic justice, conflict-mediation, and non-profit or community-based organizing Specific focus should be within Asian diasporic, Asian-American, and/or Muslim countries, cultures, and communities
  • Ability to prepare students for advocacy, social service, and/or other public policy-related fields

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
  • Three current, signed letters of recommendation independently provided by references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Two syllabi from relevant courses taught or proposed syllabi for two Department courses
  • A sample of recent research, such as a dissertation chapter or recent academic paper
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
    1. A signed SC-1 form,
    2. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)


October 15, 2019
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