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Long Beach
Job ID: 2312
Social/Behavioral Sciences
Appointment Type:
Time Base:
Date Posted:
August 13, 2015
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Benefits Link:
Faculty (Unit 3)
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College of Liberal Arts
Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 17, 2016 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


PhD in humanities or social science with an emphasis in an intersectional approach to women’s, gender, and sexuality studies.
Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2016;
Demonstrated potential to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses using intersectional perspectives;
Demonstrated potential to publish research in area of expertise;
Demonstrated ability to engage in professional or community service;
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


Interdisciplinary degree.
Demonstrated command of critical race theory, histories and cultures of U.S. women of color, transnational feminism, and queer theory;
Intersectional research agenda;
Demonstrated success teaching lower and upper division courses;
Ability to mentor a diverse body of students.


Teach core courses including: Gender, Race, Sex and Societies; U.S. Women of Color; Feminism and Globalization; and courses in Feminist methodologies, histories, and debates.
Also, teach courses in area of expertise, such as Black Women in America; Mothers and Daughters; Women in the City; Queering Gender.
Develop new courses in area of specialization.
Research in area of specialization and engage in scholarly and creative activities.
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.


• 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)
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Two syllabi from relevant courses taught or proposed syllabi for two WGSS courses.
• A sample of recent research, such as a dissertation chapter or recent academic paper
• 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 (if not already submitted), and an official transcript

Because of the nature of this position, the University requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

The preferred method of application is online through:

Academic Jobs Online

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

Dr. Jennifer Reed, Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2405


Review of applications to begin November 2, 2015.
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, work, and thrive 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 veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.