Post-doctoral fellow for the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political & Economic Institute

Location
Carson, California
Posted
Apr 26, 2017
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http://www4.csudh.edu/mdaapei/index
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Position Type
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Four-Year Institution

California State University, Dominquez Hills is seeking a post-doctoral fellow for the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political & Economic Institute.

The mission of the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute is to influence public policy debates through on-going academic and community research dealing with African American political and economic development concerns and impacts in California and beyond. The Institute was named after Meryvn Dymally, one of the most influential individuals in Los Angeles and statewide politics during his over 30 year career in public office. For more information please visit http://www4.csudh.edu/mdaapei/index.

Reporting to the executive director, the fellow will actively contribute to the running of the Institute. In addition to conducting their own research, the post-doc will be expected to attend and contribute to Institute activities such as organizing conferences and symposia, and liaising with community organizations and scholars. The fellow may request to teach a course on a topic of their own choosing. The incumbent may share responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, and other functions as may be assigned. The Fellow will report to the Director of the Institute.

The Dymally Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is awarded to qualified researchers within 3 years of having obtained their doctorate to carry out an independent research program. The research plan must address questions within the scope and interest of the Dymally Institute. Multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and all disciplinary perspectives including Arts, Health Science, Natural Science, Engineering, Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences are invited.

CSU Dominguez Hills, an urban university in the twenty-three campus California State University system, is located in Carson, in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. Its 346-acre campus is situated in the historic Rancho San Pedro, the oldest Spanish land grant in the Los Angeles area. The campus is strategically located in the heart of a major technological, industrial, and transportation complex in Southern California. The area includes the massive Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach—Southern California’s gateway to international commerce. Cultural, performance, and sports venues in downtown Los Angeles are about twenty-five minutes away and the South Bay beach communities are a few minutes away to the west and south. The StubHub Sports Center, a 125-acre sports center developed by AEG and home to Major League Soccer’s L.A. Galaxy, is located on the CSUDH campus.

With an enrollment exceeding 14,000 students, CSUDH is a federally recognized Minority- Serving Institution as well as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is among the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation: 60% Hispanic, 14.5% African American, 11% White, and 11% Asian/Pacific Islanders.

CSUDH is fully accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and offers 45 baccalaureate degrees, 24 master’s degrees, and a number of certificate and credential programs. While continuing to emphasize the liberal arts and sciences, the university offers professional programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Twelve programs hold accreditations from national professional associations: business administration, clinical sciences, computer science, education, health science, music, nursing, occupational therapy, public administration, social work, special education, and theatre arts. The university is known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology, business administration, and digital media arts. CSUDH is also a national leader in distance education, with ten academic degree programs and seven certificate programs offered online.

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms please visit, http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf    http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.