Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is one of the largest and most comprehensive public universities in the nation, enrolling approximately 37,000 students. CSULB is located in Long Beach, the seventh largest city in California, on a beautifully landscaped 320-acre campus near the ocean and in close proximity to the thriving downtown Long Beach area. CSULB is a diverse and ambitious institution that is proud to be among the nation’s premier comprehensive universities. The faculty and staff of CSULB are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research and creative activities, and a wide range of community and professional service activities. CSULB seeks outstanding, publicly engaged leaders to join a dedicated leadership team that is committed to advancing the University’s broad and forward-seeking mission. Read more at


College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

California State University, Long Beach invites nominations and applications for the position of Richard D. Green Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. We seek an experienced, creative, and inspiring leader who will articulate a compelling vision for the College that builds upon its reputation for academic excellence, innovative educational reform, outstanding teacher preparation and educational leadership preparation, and strong K-16 and community partnerships.

The College of Natural Sciences comprises the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geological Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy, and Science Education. The College has 123 full-time faculty, 56 support staff, and 2,900 student majors and enrolls over 20,000 students each semester. The College budget exceeds $13M, augmented by over $7M in external funding. The College distinguishes itself through its emphasis on research and education, and through its active role in the Long Beach K-16 Education Partnership. We are committed to undergraduate and graduate research in providing a student-centered environment typical of a smaller institution while employing the resources of a large, urban university. The College’s science facilities complex was completed with the opening of the new 164,000+ sq. ft. Hall of Science building in fall 2011.

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Appointment is effective on or about July 3, 2017. Review of applications will begin no sooner than December 19, 2016. Position open until filled.

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