CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Health and Human Studies Department of Recreation and Leisure Services
Tenure-Track Position Opening
RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2487
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Recreation and Leisure, Therapeutic Recreation/Recreation Therapy
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 21, 2018, Fall Semester
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Ph.D. in Park, Recreation, Leisure or a related discipline;
One degree (or emphasis/concentration) from within the field of recreation therapy/ therapeutic recreation
Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018
Demonstrated potential to teach effectively at college level
Demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
National Certification in Therapeutic Recreation via NCTRC
California State Certification in TR/RT
Evidence of effective teaching experience at the college level
Evidence of peer reviewed published research, scholarly and creative activities.
Evidence of successful grant proposal writing
Experience in computer-assisted instruction.
Teach courses in Therapeutic Recreation/Recreation Therapy and/or department core curriculum including, but not limited to: Management and Administration of RT/TR Services, Assessment and Documentation in RT/TR, Program and Evaluation in RT/TR, Clinical Techniques in RT/TR, Aging and Leisure, etc.
Teach department general education and graduate courses, supervise interns, advise undergraduates, serve on graduate committees as appropriate.
Conduct an ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities that lead to publication and presentation of original work; seek grants to support scholarly activities, supervise graduate thesis.
Provide leadership in and establish communication with agencies and organizations appropriate to individual area of specialty, participate in service to the department, college, and university committees.
CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
CV (including current email address)
Names and contact information for three references
Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation and an official transcript
A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
California State University, Long Beach Department of Recreation and Leisure Services Attn: Seyha Chea 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-4903 (562) 985-4071 or E-Mail Seyha.Chea@csulb.edu,
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin Oct 16, 2017 Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience