Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Science
California State University, Monterey Bay
Location: Seaside, California
Internal Number: 3347833
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Science
Job no: 517969 Work type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track Location: Monterey Bay Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Human Development
Classification: Academic Year Faculty Priority Screening Date: Extended - October 14, 2022 Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled Appointment Date: Fall 2023
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives through a focus on student success and engagement through project-based learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,400 students.
The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university's faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.
The Department of Human Development and Family Science in the College of Education at CSUMB invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) who will contribute to teaching and research in early child development. The position is a full-time, academic year, tenure-track appointment.
Design and teach courses leading to a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Science with a focus on Early Development
Design and teach courses offered by the Human Development and Family Science program as part of General Education, First Year Seminar, and/or other University Requirements
Participate in the development of an outcomes-based curriculum
Mentor undergraduate students
Engage in scholarly activities leading to publication
Participate in department, college, university, and community service
Ph.D. in Human Development, Family Science/Studies, Developmental Psychology, Early Childhood Education, or related fields
ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by the first day of employment
Demonstrated ability to teach effectively, or potential for effective teaching of undergraduate courses in Human Development and Family Science
Record of or demonstrated potential for successful research and publication
Background in early child development, development science, and/or family science theory and research
Strong background in developmental science and/or family science theory and research
Demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student population and in diverse communities
Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses across the human development and family science curriculum, with a focus on teaching Infancy and Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Parenting across the Lifespan, Research Methods, and/or Advanced Reading and Writing in HDFS, as well as other core courses in HDFS
Demonstrated ability to integrate into teaching the strengths and challenges of diverse family types and communities
Successful implementation of active and engaged learning techniques
Research activity on early child development, preschool settings, teacher development, parenting and families with young children, and/or similar research areas
Demonstrated ability or potential to mentor students in research and in applied research settings
Successful ability to conduct research leading to publication in areas relevant to the college, department, and program's mission
Interest in collaborations and outreach with local community organizations, social services, and educational institutions for children and families
Experience working in diverse, multilingual communities such as those that comprise the Monterey Bay and tri-county region
Evidence of or potential for department, college, university, and community service and leadership
Experience with early care and education settings
Interest in working with diversity and diverse communities
CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; and membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). For more information, visit: CSU Benefits Summary. Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability, visit: Schoonover Employee Housing.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education's Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California's Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
Working in the State of California is a condition of employment.
For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application and submit required documents by the priority screening date found at csumb.edu/jobs. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.
Letter of application addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications
Statement of Teaching philosophy and interests (no more than 2 pages)
Statement of research interests and agenda (no more than 2 pages)
A list of three current references
Teaching Sample Videoclip (15-20 minutes of teaching a class or teaching demonstration) when invited to first round interview
Requests for information should be addressed to: Dr. Kimi Crossman, HDFS Search Committee Chair, Human Development and Family Science Department, California State University, Monterey Bay, CA. Email: email@example.com
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389.
CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://csumb.edu/clery
The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.
Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy, all students and employees are required to submit their vaccination status to the Otter Vaccination Registry and are encouraged to be vaccinated.
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is a comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class, historically under-served, and low income populations. The university values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity; ethical reflection and practice; effective and experimental use of technologies as resources to people and catalysts for learning; and the integration of cross-disciplinary models enabling students, faculty and staff to engage in innovative instruction and coordinated service learning. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes. It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The campus is located on Monterey Bay, 100 miles south of San Francisco.