The Communication Department in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2015.
The Position: The faculty member will teach undergraduate courses in intercultural communication and some combination of the following undergraduate courses: interpersonal communication, group communication, negotiation and conflict resolution, persuasion, research methods, advanced research methods, and additional courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. The position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the Communication Department, the College, and the University. The successful applicant will demonstrate commitment to students, student-centered learning, service learning, and other campus-wide initiatives. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
*Ph.D. in Communication (completed no later than September 1, 2015)
*Ability to teach intercultural communication and some combination of the following undergraduate courses: interpersonal communication, group communication, negotiation and conflict resolution, persuasion, research methods, advanced research methods, and additional courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise
*Previous teaching experience
*Demonstrated potential for continued scholarly research and publication
*Demonstrated ability to be responsive to the educational equity goals of the University and its increasing ethnic diversity and international character
Application Procedure: A completed online application will consist of the following:
*A cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description
*A curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position
*Three recent confidential letters of recommendation (one or more of these letters may come from the five individuals referenced above) that speak to the applicant’s potential for success in this position. Reference letter writers please follow this link.
*A completed application form
*A transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists)
The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 17, 2014. Early response is encouraged. An online application process will be used.