The Department of Child Development at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2021.
Department of Child Development
The Child Development Department resides in the College of Health, Human Services and Nursing. We have more than 1000 undergraduate majors from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds. Our students seek careers working with children and families; a large percentage proceed with graduate training. We are integrated into our local community through our fieldwork courses and strive to emphasize a sense of social responsibility throughout our curriculum.
The Child Development program focuses on the study of individual development from conception through adolescence within a plurality of contexts. Students are provided with fundamental knowledge of theoretical and methodological concepts, developmental processes, and current issues in the field. We believe that child development professionals play an important role in society with a significant impact on children. To ensure that our students graduate as well prepared professionals, our program rests on three fundamental elements of knowledge, skills, and integrity.
This is an academic year Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Child Development.
Begin date is August 2021.
We are seeking candidates with a doctorate in Child Development, Developmental Psychology, or related field. Area of specialization is open.
Teaching and advising undergraduates; mentoring undergraduate research and scholarship
Conducting scholarship in line with the mission of the department, college, and university
Providing service to the department, college, university, and the profession
Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
An earned doctorate in Child Development, Developmental Psychology, or related field by August 2021.
Evidence of scholarship and a desire to develop and maintain an active program of research that is in line with the mission of department, college, and university.
Two or more years of teaching experience
Demonstrated expertise to teach multiple courses in the curriculum
Excellent communication skills, initiative, and resourcefulness
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 497323
About California State University, Dominguez Hills
We provide education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. We welcome students who seek academic achievement, personal fulfillment, and preparation for the work of today and tomorrow.
A vital educational and economic resource for the South Bay, CSUDH will be recognized as a top-performing Comprehensive Model Urban University in America. We will be known as a campus community and gathering place where:
-Diversity in all its forms is explored, understood, and transformed into knowledge and practice that benefits the world.
-Technology is embraced and leveraged to transcend educational boundaries as we reach out to students, both locally and globally.
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-Students from our community who aspire to complete a college degree are provided the pathway and guidance to succeed.
-Faculty and staff across the university are engaged in serving the dynamic needs of the surrounding communities.
Student life is meaningful and vibrant.
-Our accomplishments and those of our alumni are recognized nationally and internationally.
-Ultimately, our st...udents graduate with an exemplary academic education, a highly respected degree, and a genuine commitment to justice and social responsibility.
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-Accountability. We recognize and live up to our responsibility to our students, campus resources and finances, staff, faculty alumni, supporters, and the community at large.
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-Respect. We celebrate and respect diversity in all forms.
-Responsiveness. We are here to serve the needs of students, this community and society.