LINGUIST List 30.122

Wed Jan 09 2019

Jobs: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, California State University, East Bay

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 08-Jan-2019
From: Christina Chin-Newman <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, California State University, East Bay, USA
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University or Organization: California State University, East Bay
Department: Human Development and Women's Studies
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Human Development and Women's Studies

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition


The successful candidate will teach courses in child development, child language development, and cognitive development, mostly offered in completely online settings. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to teach other child development courses, as well as foundational courses in human development, and any other courses that may be required by the Department. In collaboration with other faculty members, s/he will work to strengthen the Department's Childhood Development and Early Childhood Development curriculum by developing and teaching new courses.

All faculty are expected to make appropriate use of up-to-date instructional technology, including online instruction and digitally recorded instructional materials.

Additionally, the candidate will serve in the role of online innovation liaison for the department. This individual will keep abreast of new technologies that can be implemented into online learning. Creating a more immersive and engaged experience for our students will aid in course comprehension and retention. The liaison will bring to the department high impact practices that can be integrated within the Blackboard platform. Once a term, she/he will provide a workshop to the department demonstrating and sharing with faculty the latest advances in online technology. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.

In addition to teaching, all faculty are required to do student advising, assist the department with administrative and committee work, and assume campus-wide committee responsibilities. In order to fulfill these duties, the successful candidate will be expected to physically come to campus at least twice a week.

To apply, please submit via Interfolio, at the application link provided below:
- A letter of application (which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, including teaching, research, and experience working with diverse groups through teaching, research, mentoring, advising, and/or service),
- A complete and current vitae,
- Two sample syllabi,
- Publication samples,
- A teaching statement,
- A research statement,
- A diversity statement, and
- The names and contact information of three references

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2019 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Christina Chin-Newman

Page Updated: 09-Jan-2019