CSU Long Beach: Assistant Professor, Sociology–Social Movements and Intersectionality


College of Liberal Arts

Department of Sociology

Tenure-Track Position Opening

RECRUITMENT NUMBER:                            2461

POSITION:                                                      Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology (Social Movements and Intersectionality)

EFFECTIVE DATE:                                        August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE:                                          Commensurate with qualifications and experience


  • D. in Sociology or related discipline at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018.
  • Specialization in the areas of Social Movements and Intersectionality (i.e. race, class, gender, and sexuality)
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching at the college level.
  • Demonstrated potential for continued development of research, scholarly and creative activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

 DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:                                       

  • Evidence of scholarship and successful teaching in Social Movements and Intersectionality.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor students and supervise research.
  • Evidence of service in an academic institution or the community.


  • Teach courses such as: Race, Gender and Class; Social Order and Social Change; Racism, Power and Inequality; Sociology of Human Rights and Social Justice; Social Stratification; Sociological Theory; Quantitative or Qualitative Methods.
  • Develop potential courses in: Social Movements; Activism and Social Justice; Global Social Movements; Race, Gender and Social Movements; Community-Based Organizing; and/or within the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.
  • Engage in ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities.
  • Assist in mentoring students; supervise student research projects.
  • 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.

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).
  • Three current signed letters of recommendation.
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Samples of relevant materials, including teaching materials (philosophy, evaluations, syllabi) and evidence of research (papers, publications, dissertation chapters).
  • 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.

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

Dr. Nancy Martin, Chair, Search Committee

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Sociology

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-0906

Telephone Number (562) 985-1397    or      E-Mail: nancy.martin@csulb.edu

Applicants may also apply electronically through: Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9409

APPLICATION DEADLINE:             Review of applications to begin October 16, 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

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