Assistant or Associate Professor, Child Development (Early Childhood Education)
California State University Dominguez Hills
Location: Carson, California
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 1
The Department of Child Development at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2024.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.
This is an academic year Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Child Development. Applicants with a demonstrated strong teaching and scholarly record may be appointed as a Tenure-track Associate Professor with up to two years of credit towards tenure or a Tenured Associate Professor.
Begin date is August 2024.
We are seeking candidates with a doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Developmental Psychology, or a closely related field. The area of specialization is in Early Childhood Education or closely related areas.
Teaching and advising undergraduates; mentoring undergraduate research and scholarship
Conducting scholarships in line with the mission of the department, college, and university
Providing service to the department, college, university, and the profession
Assist the department in developing a curriculum that complies with California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) standards and requirements
Take leadership in identifying quality preschool fieldwork sites
An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Developmental Psychology, or a closely related field by the start of the appointment
Background in Early Childhood Education or related areas
Evidence of teaching Child Development related course(s)
Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds
Evidence of scholarship that is in line with the mission of the department, college, and university
Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
Teaching experience at preschools
Evidence of teaching Child Development related course(s) for 10 academic terms (10 semesters or 15 quarters).
Evidence of active and ongoing scholarly and creative activities (minimum of three peer-reviewed publications and four conference presentations in the past 5 years)
Department of Child Development
The Child Development Department resides in the College of Health, Human Services and Nursing. We have about 1000 undergraduate majors from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds. Our students seek careers working with children and families. We are integrated into our local community through our fieldwork courses and strive to emphasize a sense of social responsibility throughout our curriculum.