California State University, Long Beach, is hiring an assistant professor in the area of conflict and mediation

The Department of Communication Studies at California State University Long Beach is hiring an assistant professor in the area of conflict and mediation. Full details below.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Communication Studies
Tenure-Track Position Opening

 

RECRUITMENT NUMBER:  2520

POSITION:  Assistant Professor of Conflict, Mediation, and Negotiation

EFFECTIVE DATE:   August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE:   Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Ph D in Communication, or terminal degree in related field with extensive training, teaching, and/or scholarship in the field of communication. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019. Demonstrated potential/effectiveness/excellence for teaching and related areas such as research, scholarly and creative activities, etc. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

           

DESIRED/PREFERRED

QUALIFICATIONS:   Research agenda in communication with emphasis in conflict, mediation and/or negotiation; able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in conflict, mediation, and negotiation; able to teach one or more of the following communication courses: communication theory, quantitative methods, rhetorical theory and criticism, communication and the law, or organizational communication; a commitment to engaging students outside of the classroom through mentoring, internship supervision, program development, career guidance, and/or service learning.

 

DUTIES:   Teach undergraduate and graduate (M.A.) courses in conflict, negotiation, mediation, other areas of expertise and other courses as needed; engage in a systematic program of scholarship resulting in conference presentations and publications; advise and direct students in academic projects and scholarly activities; participate in service to the department, college, university, and community, including supporting the department’s mediation certificate program.

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.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: http://www.calstate.edu/hr/benefits/documents/cfa-unit-3-benefits-summary.pdf

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:                                 

  • 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
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Summaries of teaching evaluations
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form and an official transcript

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11572

Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section.

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Ann Johnson, Department Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Communication Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840
562-985-4302, or ann.johnson@csulb.edu

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:       Review of applications to begin October 15, 2018.

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

 

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

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.

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 employment.

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 identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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