college of natural & social sciences

Department of Chicano Studies and History

POSITION: Chicano/a History; Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ABD or Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies or related field with a concentration in History, or ABD or Ph.D. in History.  A Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher education is required for retention beyond the initial two-year appointment period.   Candidates should provide record of or potential for scholarly activity involving students whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies.  Candidates should also demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic campus.


DUTIES: In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement and committee service for the Departments of Chicano Studies and History, College of Natural and Social Sciences, and the University.

SALARY RANGE: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: File review will begin November 1, 2013.  Address application, required documentation and/or request for information to:

Dr. Bianca Guzmán, Chair
Department of Chicano Studies
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8201

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.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.



Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 12/16/2013