California State University, Long Beach, Communication Studies

Position ID:CSULB-Comm-ASSTPROFESSOR [#20173, 2655]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Social Sciences
Starting Date:2022/08/17
Appl Deadline:2022/01/28 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/20, finished 2022/05/31, listed until 2022/04/20)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Communication Studies, California State University, Long Beach has expired and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Communication Studies
Tenure-Track Position Opening

Recruitment Number: 2655
Position: Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Social Science)
Effective Date: August 17, 2022 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Communication. Degree at the time of application or official notification of completion of doctoral degree by August 1, 2022. 
• Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching at the college level
• Evidence of potential for an ongoing, successful record of research, scholarly and creative activities, and publication
• Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:
• A communication scientist who can teach communication theory, quantitative communication research methods, and who has expertise and the ability to teach courses in one of the following areas: interpersonal, instructional, or bargaining and negotiation.
• A research agenda that employs social science methodologies
• A commitment to culturally responsive teaching, or instructors who center students in pedagogy and draw from their diverse experiences as a source for learning • A commitment to engaging students through experiential learning, mentoring, internship supervision, program development, career guidance, and/or service learning
• A commitment to meeting department needs through collaborative efforts in service, research, and curriculum development
• Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body

• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses that fulfill curriculum needs in communication research and theory in our current curriculum, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
• Remain current in the subject matter areas and in the techniques of effective instruction
• Engage in a systematic program of scholarship resulting in conference presentations and publication and advise and direct students in academic projects and scholarly activities
• Participate in service to department, college, university, and community 

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: ;

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
• An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced).
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• Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
• CV
• Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
• Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references

• Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
1. A signed SC-1 form and 
2. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available) 

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:

Requests for information should be addressed to: 

Jennifer Asenas
Chair California State University, Long Beach
Department of Communication Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2009

Review of applications to begin January 28, 2022. 
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) 

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. 

CSU Vaccination Policy CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

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 or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Communication Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2009