CSU East Bay: Assistant Professor, Human Development & Women’s Studies

The Department of Human Development & Women’s Studies at California State University, East Bay promotes the interdisciplinary study of human development over the life course. Each year, the department serves an ethnically and economically diverse group of over 500 Human Development majors in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.
Our successful tenure-track candidate will teach courses in child development, child language development, and cognitive development, mostly offered in completely online settings. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to teach other child development courses, as well as foundational courses in human development, and any other courses that may be required by the Department. The candidate will also serve in the role of online innovation liaison for the department. In addition to fulfilling online responsibilities, the faculty member will be required to physically come to campus and participate in student advising, and department and university service.
Rank is Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. The position starts in Fall 2019 and is subject to budgetary authorization. Ph.D. or earned equivalent at the time of appointment is required, in child development, childhood studies, or a related field that has prepared the candidate for the duties of the position. Preference will be given to the candidate with a record of accomplishment, including published scholarship and teaching experience in child language development and/or cognitive development. Applicants with a record of accomplishment, including research experience with children from developing nations, African American, Hispanic, Native American, and/or Asian American children are encouraged to apply. Candidates with successful teaching experience at the university level are preferred. The ideal candidate will be able to provide evidence of exceptional teaching skills (particularly in the online environment), an ongoing program of research, and experience working with diverse populations.
Applicants who represent all types of diversity, including race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. Please submit a letter of application (which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, including teaching, research, and experience working with diverse groups through teaching, research, mentoring, advising, and/or service), a complete and current vita, two sample syllabi, publication samples, a teaching statement, a research statement, a diversity statement, and the names and contact information of three references via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/58591 Applicants also need to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted directly to Interfolio by the letter writers. For questions about the position or application, please contact Dr. Christina Chin-Newman, Childhood Development Search Committee Chair, Department of Human Development and Women’s Studies, California State University, East Bay, 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542. Phone 510-885-3076, email: christina.chin-newman@csueastbay.edu