Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Child and Family Studies: specializing in Early Childhood Development

California State University, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D) in Child or Human Development, Psychology, Education, or other closely-related fields (e.g. Social Work) from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/20/2020).
2) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
3) Documented record of research activity in Early Childhood Education (e.g. publications, conference presentations, seminars, program evaluation reports etc.)
4) Evidence of training and expertise in infant development, early childhood, or early childhood special education.


1) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the graduate level.
2) Evidence of successful community engagement
3) Membership and active participation in professional organizations related to the discipline.


The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate may teach courses in infant development and early childhood, as well as oversee internship opportunities in early childhood education settings.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

How to Apply

: http://www.calstatela.edu/2020/college-health-human-services/hhs-cfs-ttf

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Dr. Claudia Kouyoumdjian

Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: August 15th, 2019

Agency Details

Website: : http://www.calstatela.edu/2020/college-health-human-services/hhs-cfs-ttf

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good.  We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations.  The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation.  As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.