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Long Beach
Job ID: 2292
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Date Posted:
August 20, 2015
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Benefits Link:
Faculty (Unit 3)
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College of Liberal Arts
Department of Communication Studies
Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Communication Technology

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 17, 2016 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Ph.D. in Communication at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2016; 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.


Ability to teach core courses in quantitative or qualitative approaches to communication study, particularly courses in communication theory, research methods, and rhetoric. A research agenda dedicated to the study of communication technology, including computer-mediated communication, digital communication, social networks, and other new and developing modes of communication. The research agenda should complement extant department specializations by investigating the use of communication technologies in one of the following contexts: intercultural, international, interpersonal, social movements, performance, political, conflict/mediation, organizational, or health communication arenas. A research program that relates to the use of technology in various communicative contexts.


Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses; engage in a systematic program of scholarship resulting in conference presentations and publication; advise and direct students in academic projects and scholarly activities; participate in service to the 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.


• 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)
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including summaries of student evaluations
• Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript

Because of the nature of this position, the University requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

All materials, including reference letters should be submitted through the Academic Jobs Online website:

Requests for information should be addressed to Ann Johnson, Department Chair, 562-985-7673 or


Review of applications to begin January 4, 2016.
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, work, and thrive 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 veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.