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Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences (Marine Biologist) Long Beach

California State University, Long Beach

California State University, Long Beach Long Beach CA United States

2 months ago

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences (Marine
Job No: 516696

Work Type: Instructional Faculty -

Location: Long Beach

Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Natural Sciences

Position: Assistant Professor of Biological
Sciences (Marine Biologist)

Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and

Application Deadline: Review of applications to
begin September 19, 2022. Position is open until filled (or
recruitment canceled).

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Department of
Biological Sciences

Required Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Marine Biology or a related field
• Postdoctoral research experience
• Research experience in marine biology
• A record of research productivity commensurate with experience
• Demonstrated commitment to effective teaching of marine biology
courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
• Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse
student population

Preferred Qualifications:
• At least two years of postdoctoral research experience
• Research experience in biological oceanography
• Demonstrated potential for establishing an externally funded
research program
• Demonstrated interest in increasing the participation of
underrepresented students in STEM fields through teaching and
• Teaching experience at the college level, especially in marine
• Commitment to learning and incorporating pedagogical best
practices to create equitable courses that promote student
• Experience of successfully working with populations
demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student
body (demographics)

• Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in marine
biology. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid,
online, and/or any combination thereof. In 2023-24, the department
anticipates that the normal mode of instruction will be
• Contribute to our efforts to diversify the scientific workforce
by effectively training students both inside and outside the
• Develop and sustain an independent externally funded research
program in marine biology that involves undergraduate and graduate
(M.S.) students and leads to peer-reviewed publications with
student co-authors
• Participate in service to the department, college, university,
and community

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.

CSULB is proud to be a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian
American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution
(AANAPISI), and a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The
Department of Biological Sciences []
is dedicated to ensuring that our highly diverse graduates are
prepared for future success by offering a welcoming and challenging
education that includes high-quality curriculum and research
opportunities. Our students learn to think like scientists, using
concept-based knowledge, rather than mastering facts. We value
teaching and research as essential components of education; our
graduate and undergraduate students engage in research mentored by
our 31 tenured/tenure-track faculty, leading to diverse career
outcomes, such as health professions, academia, teaching, industry,
and government agencies.

We have a strong record of graduating underrepresented and
underserved students; at CSULB these efforts are supported by an
extensive array of federal and state grants to support training of
undergraduate and graduate students for research careers. Research
facilities include a dedicated research laboratory, small boats, an
on-campus marine laboratory, access to a 76-foot research vessel,
and extensive shared molecular, imaging, and computational
instrumentation (
The CSULB campus is 2 miles from the ocean with convenient access
to a variety of marine habitats including deep water channels,
estuaries, kelp beds, rocky intertidal, and sandy beaches.

Information on the excellent benefits package available to CSULB
faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required
• An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other
experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse
student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further
information and guidelines, please visit:
• Letter of application addressing the required and preferred
• CV
• Research Plan (maximum two pages, single-spaced)
• Teaching Statement (maximum two pages, single-spaced)
• Reprints of up to three representative publications
• Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest
• Names and contact information for three references (to be
contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you
reach the finalist stage)
• Finalists should be prepared to submit an
official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the
CSULB online application

Requests for information and process should be addressed to:

Dr. Darren Johnson, Associate Professor

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Biological Sciences

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-9502

Email: [email protected]

Requests for information about the position should be addressed

Dr. Darren Johnson, Associate Professor

Email: [email protected]


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

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus
facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or
religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a
currently open search process should be prepared to comply with
this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
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and questions may be sent to [email protected].

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 or ethnicity (including color or
ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or
sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression,
sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or
mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or
military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Closes: Open until filled

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