Journalism and Mass Communication CLA, California State University, Long Beach

Position ID:CSULB-Jour-ASSISTANT [#9407]
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Journalism / Public Relations
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/07/21, listed until 2018/02/15)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***



College of Liberal Arts

Department of Journalism and Public Relations

Tenure-Track Position Opening



RECRUITMENT NUMBER:             2486



Assistant Professor of Public Relations



August 2018 (Fall Semester)



Commensurate with qualifications and experience



MBA or MA in public relations, journalism or communication

Professional experience in public relations

Demonstrated potential to teach courses in public relations and mass communication

Demonstrated potential to engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading

to presentations and publications

Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population



Ph.D. or official notification of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018 in mass communication or

related field


Prior teaching experience at college level

Successful publication record or defined research agenda


Teach public relations courses, including public relations principles, writing, campaigns, and

case studies

Engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to presentations and publications

Advise organization chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America 

Develop professional network of alumni and public relations contacts

Participate in service to the department, college, and university

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University‚Äôs 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. 

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
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation and an official transcript

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.

All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through:

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:


Dr. Chris Karadjov, Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Journalism and Public Relations

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4601

 (562) 985-2104 and/or



Review of applications to begin November 15, 2017

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(562) 985-2104
Department of Journalism and Public Relations
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, LA4 106
Long Beach, CA 90840-4601

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