Assistant Professor of Child Development and Family Studies

California State University, Long Beach
Posting Date

College of Health and Human Services Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Tenure-Track Position Opening

  • Teach courses in, but not limited to, family and personal development, International Families, family interaction, family life education, family and community, parent education, and internship
  • Advise Child Development and Family Studies students
  • Participate as a faculty advisor for student groups
  • Participate in curriculum and program development and keep content current
  • Serve on theses/directed project committees
  • Conduct a consistent program of scholarly and/or creative activities
  • Actively participate in professional organizations
  • Actively participate in committee responsibilities at the program, department, college and university levels
  • Responsibilities normally associated with a university teaching position Participate on the advisory board for the program, partner institutions, and/or discipline related community or professional organizations

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.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

  • Familiarity with current discipline related professional issues and legislation in California and other states
  • Graduate training in family studies
  • Experience in leadership positions in professional associations.
  • Experience in using instructional technology
  • Experience in career and academic advising of undergraduates
  • Experience as an advisor of an on-campus student organization
  • Demonstrated competence in program and curriculum development
  • Demonstrated competence in obtaining internal and external funding
  • Knowledgeable about the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) and Family Life Education (FLE) accreditation guidelines
  • Family Life Education (FLE) certification
Organization Summary

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

Dr. Peter Kreysa
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0501
[email protected]

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
United States

How to Apply
  • 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).
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Three current professional letters of recommendation
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
    1. A signed SC-1 form and
    2. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)
Application Deadline
Review of applications to begin September 20, 2019. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)