Assistant or Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Arts and Humanities
Chicana and Chicano Studies, California State University, Dominguez Hills (Carson, Los Angeles, California)
December 15, 2018
Starting Date: 
August 19, 2019
Post date: November 19, 2018

TheDepartment of  Chicana and Chicano Studiesat California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Academic Year Assistant Professoror or Associate Professor with the appointment starting in Fall 2019.

Position Description

The tenure-track assistant or associate professor of Chicana/o Studies is an arts and humanities scholar who specializes in visual, media, and/or performing arts. The assistant or associate professor will engage in research and teaching on Chicana/o and/or Latina/o populations, and also may have professional experience as a practitioner or performer. Experience in arts-based civic engagement is preferred as is experience with arts and performance- based pedagogy that provides students with creative opportunities in the Chicana/o Studies curriculum. Experience in online and/or hybrid instruction is also preferred. The assistant or associate professor involves students in his/her research, and is involved in communities beyond the university. The assistant or associate professor is also a dynamic teacher who is qualified to teach a variety of courses within the department’s curriculum as well as general education courses and is committed to teaching the culturally diverse student body at CSU Dominguez Hills. Candidates with significant experience may be appointed at the Associated Professor level and offered service credit based on their professional achievements.


The Assistant or Associate Professor will assume a normal teaching load of four undergraduate courses per semester in both lower-division and upper-division courses, including courses in the General Education curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to develop courses in his/her area of expertise. Excellence in teaching and research, including publication in area of expertise is expected and required. The Assistant Professor will also be responsible for student advising, and service to the university.

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Application Instructions 

The position is open until filled.  For full consideration please submit your completed application no later than December 15, 2018.

Register your online application at New & Returning Applicants at for Job Number 3429.

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 Research

  • A Statement on Teaching

  • Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity

  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)

  • A statement demonstrating how the candidate’s commitment to diversity is reflected in her/his teaching and/or scholarship

For finalists with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

Review Begins: 
December 15, 2018

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