CSU, Chico is committed to enriching the educational environment of its students. The Department of Child Development seeks candidates whose teaching, research, or service has prepared them to contribute to our campus commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. We now proudly hold HSI designation.
The Department of Child Development is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 21, 2019. California State University, Chico seeks faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success.
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. (or Ed.D.) in Child Development or related areas such as Human Development or Developmental Psychology. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met no later than August 21, 2019. The Department seeks a faculty member competent in their field with expertise in language development, public policy, and/or advocacy for children and families. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate through their prior experience or their potential in the areas of teaching, research, and service that they have the capacity to work successfully with colleagues, staff and diverse students. The successful candidate should provide evidence of their commitment to or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.
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 CSUExecutive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.
Internal Number: FA0143
About California State University, Chico
The Department of Child Development (www.csuchico.edu/chld) is an independent and growing department within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (www.csuchico.edu/bss). It serves approximately 300 majors and 185 minors offering curriculum that addresses children from birth to 18 years of age, families, and agencies that serve this population. Faculty focus on teaching diverse students, have a knowledge of diversity within course content, and work in a multicultural environment, which supports the mission of the University and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.