California State University, Long Beach, Communication Studies

Position ID:CSULB-Comm-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#11572, 2520]
Position Title: Assistant Professor-Communication Studies-Mediation
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Communications
Appl Deadline:2018/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/08/03, finished 2019/01/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***


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


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:


• 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:

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

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.

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:
Communication Studies/AS 309
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-2009

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