California State University - Dominguez Hills, Labor Studies
Assistant or Associate Professor - Academic Year - Labor Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Program of Labor Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites
applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Academic Year)
with the appointment starting in Fall 2020.
This is a Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor position, depending on candidate qualifications.
Tenure-track faculty in Academic programs teach three to four courses per semester, engage in
scholarly and/or professional activities, advising, and perform service to the department, college,
university and the community. It is expected that the individual hired into this position will be appointed
as Program Coordinator for a four-year term at the beginning of their second year, for which additional
reassigned time will be available.
We are interested in candidates who understand Labor Studies as an applied as well as scholarly field,
who have an interest in establishing and cultivating relationships with the labor community, unions and
workers centers, in various ways, such as guest speakers, internship and research collaborators. Our
new colleague will be expected to teach our students to understand and apply theories of collective
action, collective bargaining, and law as they intersect with race, gender, sexuality, national status,
immigration, place, poverty, inequality, the environment, and policy in the context of a global political
economy. She or he will have a commitment to teaching a diverse student population have
demonstrated experience. We seek candidates who bring experience and commitment to creative and
applied methods, qualitative and quantitative approaches, in teaching and in research, and who is
interested in developing new curriculum. We invite candidates from a range of disciplines, including
history, geography, applied economics, sociology, public policy, and urban planning. Candidates are
expected to hold the Ph.D. degree or terminal degree in their field
- Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic,
cultural, and academic backgrounds.
- A PhD in Labor Studies or an explicit focus on Labor Studies within the disciplines of including history,
ethnic studies, education, geography, applied economics, sociology, public policy, and urban planning or
a closely related field by the time of appointment . May consider a JD if it is in the area of Labor Law.
- A record of teaching in Labor Studies or a related field for a minimum of a year with excellent teaching
- A record of publications or creative activity related to Labor Studies and demonstrated research
Preferred /Desired Qualifications
- Demonstrated ability to advance the mission of the Labor Studies Program through prior academic
- Demonstrated working relationships with unions and community or environmental organizations,
- Successful experience with grant writing and implementation.
- Background in mentoring and student advising
Employment Requirement - Background Check
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for
employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly
withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
How To Apply
The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in December, 2019. For full
consideration, please submit your completed application no later than December 1, 2019.
Register your online application at New & Returning Applicants at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/jobopportunities/
index and submit the following in a single pdf file:
- Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
- Cover letter
- List of 3 references with contact information
- Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)
- A Statement on Teaching
- A Statement on Research
- Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
- Teaching Evaluations (if available)
For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.
A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal
degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency
certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is
evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The
certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is
US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy).
The certification can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs.
Applicants that are selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified by the Search
Attn: Vivian Price
|Primary Category:||Labor History / Studies