Cal Poly Job Ad: Mediated Representations of Race, Gender, Ethnicity

Assistant Professor – Mediated Representations of Race, Gender, and/or Ethnicity at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

COMMUNICATION STUDIES: Full-time, academic year, tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Mediated Representations of Race, Gender, and/or Ethnicity in the Department of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, to begin September 7, 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment is for two years, subject to renewal.

A Ph.D. in Communication Studies or related field is required. ABD candidates with degree completion expected by August 2017 will be considered. The ideal candidate will provide evidence of a demonstrated commitment to research and scholarship. Coursework relevant to the
instructional assignment is required as the minimum academic preparation. Evidence of successful university-level teaching is required. Teaching responsibilities may include Media Effects; Media, Self and Society; Gender Communication, Intercultural Communication;
Intergroup Communication; Critical Cultural Studies and Communication; Media Criticism; Human Communication and Technology; Communication Theory; Research Methods; Public Speaking; and/or Senior Project as determined by applicant background and department need.

The College of Liberal Arts strongly values inclusion and diversity especially in the classroom among its areas of study. This is one of seven searches in the College of Liberal Arts intended to increase curricular coverage of areas related to inclusivity and diversity, and successful candidates will be expected to contribute to strengthening the college’s efforts in these areas. The other searches are for positions in Social Sciences, English, History, and Psychology & Child
Development. It is anticipated that a minimum of four hires will be made across these searches.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete online faculty application at WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and submit it to Requisition #104183. Please attach to your electronic application the following required materials: cover letter, current vita, recent evaluations of teaching effectiveness, examples of scholarship, and unofficial copy of transcript. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by applicants. Official sealed transcript showing highest degree earned will be required prior to appointment. This position is open until filled. REVIEW BEGIN DATE: October 14, 2016. Applicants with complete files by the Review Begin Date will be given full consideration.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds,
experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies job ad (California)

Associate Professor of International Education
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California

Position Summary
The Graduate School of International Policy and Management (GSIPM) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) located in Monterey, California invites applications for a regular faculty position in the field of International Education Management.We seek to hire a candidate at the rank of Associate Professor, though applicants whose experience and credentials are more suited to Full Professor or Assistant Professor may apply. The rank will be determined by the experience and credentials of the selected candidate. (See faculty handbook, p. 21).  Salary is commensurate with academic qualifications and experience. The start date is August 2016.

The MA in International Education Management degree offers a three-semester degree comprised of one intensive academic year on campus followed by 4 to 6 month professional practicum in the international education field. The program prepares practitioners to design and manage programs for meaningful cross-cultural engagement. Students have the opportunity to add a TESOL specialization or complete a joint IEM-MPA (Master of Public Administration) degree.

This degree is the first collaboratively developed degree program by Middlebury College and MIIS, which merged in 2010. The first cohort of students was welcomed in August 2012, and the program has seen steady growth since that time. Approximately 115 students are currently enrolled in the program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1) Teach core courses in International Education Management. Core courses may include:
a) Principles and Practices of International Education
b) International Education Program Design and Assessment
c) International Education Marketing and Student Recruitment
d) Comparative International Education
e) Staff Management in International Context
f) Budgeting for Educational Organizations

In addition to required expertise in the core program courses above, additional expertise in the teaching and/or research of the following subjects is desirable:
g) Intercultural communications/ intercultural competence
h) Education and development
i) Education theory/curriculum design
j) Educational assessment and evaluation
k) International service-learning
l) Citizen diplomacy
m) International education in K-12/youth programs
n) International education policy

2) Serve as an academic and professional mentor to students, being available to discuss students’ career goals, and utilizing his/her professional networks to help students make contacts with potential practicum host sites.

3) Engage with online discussion forums used by the program, to foster a collegial atmosphere and to stay connected with students, particularly during their practicum periods.

4) Serve as instructor for the International Education Management Practicum on a rotating basis. This includes some advising of students on the selection of host sites, and primary responsibility for reviewing and evaluating students’ academic work during the practicum period according to criteria established by Team IEM.

5) Contribute actively to Team IEM, the committee of faculty, staff, and student representatives who meet regularly as a program team to ensure the coordination, effectiveness, and success of the IEM program. Among the topics the group discusses and acts on are student morale, social activities, curricular cohesion, program marketing, assessment of learning, etc.

6) Maintain an active research agenda leading to a combination of peer-reviewed and other academic publications, as well as other professional activities.

7) Contribute to the campus community through participation in campus events and service on campus-wide committees.

8) Other related duties as requested by the GSIPM Dean or the IEM Program Chair.


Applicants should have a Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent terminal degree and significant professional experience in international education. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent teaching ability, extensive experience as an international education practitioner (minimum 10 years desired), and a record of scholarship in international education and related areas.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
In evaluating the record and potential of candidates for appointment, primary consideration is given to the following:

1) Teaching ability, as evidenced by appropriate references, student evaluations, and recommendation of peers. Evidence of effectiveness in training or facilitation roles will also be considered.

2) Experience as an international education practitioner, preferably in management roles, with experience across multiples sectors and organizations, and demonstrated knowledge of current trends, issues, and best practices.

3) Research excellence, as evidenced by the candidate’s scholarly activities such as publications, presentations at professional meetings; and reputation among peers in the field.

4) Personal attributes such as integrity, initiative, breadth and focus of intellectual interest, and willingness to advise and assist students and participate in Institute activities.

5) MIIS promotes an international and multicultural environment. The ability to work in that environment is required, while international experience and second language capabilities are desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a 2-3 page cover letter, along with your CV, documentation of teaching effectiveness, and names of three references through the Middlebury online human resources system. Quality of teaching is the most important responsibility of the Middlebury Institute’s faculty. Please detail your teaching philosophy and approach (including educational innovations) in your cover letter. Candidates with a variety of backgrounds and experience will be considered for this position. International applicants are welcomed. MIIS is an EEO/AA Employer.

University of California, Berkeley job ad: Intercultural Training Specialist

Intercultural Training Specialist
University of California, Berkeley
Date Posted: October 7, 2015
Type: Non tenure track
Employment Type: Full-time

International House
International House is a non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines. I-House provides nearly 600 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together. I-House’s rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

Center for Intercultural Leadership
The Center for Intercultural Leadership (CIL) is a center of excellence for training and research to advance leadership, understanding and collaboration across cultures. CIL offers programs and trainings for International House, the UC Berkeley campus, the corporate world, and not-for-profit organizations.

We are in search of a unique candidate to join our dynamic Intercultural Leadership team. This position reports to the Director of CIL. The successful candidate will be an experienced technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the field and recognized expertise in specific areas. Problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources. Functions with a high degree of autonomy. Serves as liaison with campus and community groups who have interest in the field of intercultural communication. The position will have some or all of the following responsibilities:

Program/Curriculum Design and Planning
• Researches and develops new workshop curriculum for other intended audiences
• Improves design of current intercultural professional development workshops for staff, student and corporate/non-profit populations
• Uses considerable discretion to determine methods and procedures for current and new course offerings and topics
• Actively participates in long-range strategic planning for I-House intercultural education and training programs
• Coordinates instructor objectives with methods of instruction;
• Stays up to date on current methodologies, theories, tools, and research in the intercultural education field. Continuing professional development required.Training and Instructional Services
• Leads workshops on intercultural education topics for multiple audiences
• Recruits, selects, orients, evaluates and supervises qualified accredited and/or certified instructors, as needed
• Co-facilitates educational workshops with CIL trainers;
• Establishes evaluation criteria for measuring desired results and impact, in conjunction with the CIL Director and other staff
Marketing and Outreach
• In conjunction with CIL staff and the I-House Communications team, helps to create marketing materials for CIL in print and electronically
• Strategizes with CIL staff and Communications team to create and deliver consistent and effective messaging to constituents
• Promotes I-House intercultural education and training programs on and off campus;
• Develops relationships with on- and off-campus constituents to recruit participants to attend CIL training opportunities
• Builds and maintains relationships with outside (non-campus affiliated companies and organizations)
• Coordinates activities and materials designed to promote awareness of the Center for Intercultural Leadership within the campus community and to the general publicEvaluation and Research: Continually conducts program evaluation
• Establishes evaluation criteria for measuring desired results and impact
• Researches similar existing programs at other institutions
• Conducts relevant intercultural research at International House, when neededAdministrative Duties
• Ensures each initiative and program has a project plan; leads projects toward timely execution
• Actively completes multiple projects’ tasks in accordance with agreed-upon project plans, and in conjunction with CIL staff
• Develops, prepares and reconciles budget for program(s)
• Orders supplies, improves resource library, and maintains office environment

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience and training
Three to five years in Intercultural Training in a university or higher education setting
Clear and precise English speaking and writing proficiency required
Courteous and professional demeanor with composed personality and responsive disposition
Ability to understand and serve a highly diverse resident and client population
Three references required at the time of application

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Intercultural Communications or related field from accredited university
Working knowledge of UC Berkeley campus, colleges, schools and departments and their services and functions
Ability to speak, read and write at least one language other than English

Hiring Range: $4375.00 minimum Monthly – 6691.67 midpoint Monthly
Comprehensive benefits package offered by the University

To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying online.

Additional Information
This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

San Diego State University job ad: Intercultural Communication (CA)

Position Announcement
Assistant Professor of Intercultural Communication
San Diego State University

The School of Communication at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Intercultural Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2016. The selected candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching courses in Intercultural Communication at the undergraduate and graduate level. The ability to teach additional courses within the general communication major, such as interpersonal communication, performance studies, organizational communication, or rhetoric is preferred. Applicants from all research methodologies are encouraged to apply. Candidates should possess a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research, including the scholar-teacher model. Evidence of, or the potential for, external funding is preferred but not required. A Ph.D. (or other doctoral degree) is required for appointment at the Assistant Professor level; a doctorate in Communication is preferred although related degrees or areas of study will be considered.  Salary is competitive and based on experience.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.  SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Interested candidates must apply via Interfolio. Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Requests for additional information should be directed to:
Dr. Kurt Lindemann, Search Chair
School of Communication
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4560

St. Mary’s College job ad (California)

Assistant Professor: Global Communication at St. Mary’s College of California

Faculty contractual responsibilities are equivalent to seven (7) courses each academic year.  Typical teaching load is six (6) courses with one (1) additional course equivalent reassigned for dedicated work with students. This position is primarily responsible for instruction and curricular development for courses in public communication with an emphasis on contemporary global media. We are particularly interested in scholars with an emphasis in non-Western countries and contexts. A strong commitment to the Communication field is important with demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: a) theories and practices of journalism and mass media, b) transnational/transcultural critique, d) strategic mediated communication for social change, e) social movements theory, or f) political economics of global media industries.

While the candidate must have knowledge and experience in teaching their area of specialization within the context of a Public Communication curriculum, a strong understanding and commitment to the broader components of the Communication field is also desired to allow for instruction in general courses within the department, such as lower division intro courses and Senior Capstone, as well as mentoring of internships in the media, and academic advising for undergraduate majors.

Faculty are expected to regularly participate in two core liberal arts programs, the Collegiate Seminar Great Books Programs and the January Term and serve the College on committees and engage in scholarly activities. The work is collegial in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Communication or related field with evidenced teaching experience and scholarship. Candidates must hold a strong commitment to student-centered teaching and research and professional activity at the national level. Candidates should also be committed to a liberal arts education and are expected to participate in departmental and College service activities. Appreciation of and deep respect for the learning/teaching environment and for the students, staff and faculty who comprise it and the willingness to embrace the Lasallian commitment to teaching and learning is required.  Demonstrated commitment and success working in diverse, multicultural communities, preferably in higher education settings should be apparent.

Apply online. A completed application includes a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of the position and are prepared to support the mission of the College, a current curriculum vita, separate summaries of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, most recent teaching evaluations, if available, research plans and the name and contact information for three (3) professional or academic references. Candidates who submit names of references should expect that the College will contact references, in confidence, and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry.

Consideration and review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

For earliest consideration and possible interview at the NCA conference, apply by October 1, 2015.  For further information, please contact Lori Erokan.

U San Francisco Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship

USF Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship

The University of San Francisco invites applications from underrepresented ethnic minority scholars for the USF Dissertation Fellowship Program for academic year 2015-2016.

Job Responsibilities:
Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities. The program provides compensation of $36,000 and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.

Minimum Qualifications:
Scholars are members of one of the following groups: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics/Latino/as, or American Indians, and are U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2015, and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:
*Arts & Sciences:Economics, Media Studies, Communication Studies, Politics, Environmental Studies, Critical Diversity Studies, International Studies (BAIS) Program, English, History, Philosophy, Rhetoric and Language, Theology and Religious Studies.
*Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education.

To be considered for this position please visit the web site and apply online.

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

Cal Poly Pomona job ad: Intercultural

Communication Department
Assistant Professor, Intercultural Communication

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
*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.

Int’l Youth Media Summit 2014

Job adsInternational Youth Media Summit
July 14-27, 2014

The teen delegates will:
*Explore the 7 Summit Issues with dynamic leaders who are making a difference in non-profits and NGO’s around the world.
*Train with Professionals in the Hollywood Filmmaking Industry.
*Create powerful public service announcements inspired by the 7 Summit Issues.
*Develop individual resolutions of action to present to the United Nations and to their own governments.
*Create study guides to accompany completed PSA’s for use in their home countries by teachers, workshop leaders, and themselves.
*Learn to work with a variety of people from many diverse cultures, religions, and economic and social backgrounds.
*Learn how to organize international teen media exchange projects and find partners from other countries
*View film projects created by delegates and Summit partners.
*Visit Southern California cultural landmarks.
*Celebrate their vision of  a united world  with art, music, dance and food from other cultures

By the end of the 9th Summit, delegates will be motivated and equipped to shape the future through media and action.

Our Host

The mission of SUA is to foster a steady stream of global citizens committed to living a contributive life. –Daisaku Ikeda, Founder

SUA is founded on the belief that student-centered education is the best way to promote peace and human rights by fostering a global humanistic perspective on the world in which we live.

The culminating event of the 9th IYMS will be a “Celebration of Youth Voices” to be held on Saturday, July 26th,  in the University’s beautiful new  1,000-seat Performing Arts Center.

Click here to apply to be a  delegate to the  2014 Summit!

The International Youth Media Summit (IYMS)  is headquartered in Belgrade, Serbia and is managed by Executive Director Miomir Rajcevic. IYMS is a yearly event which brings together teen filmmakers and teen diplomats from around the world to explore ways to inspire and empower their generation to shape the future through media and action.

Diversity Postdoc at University of San Diego

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of San Diego announces three openings for the Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship. We seek to support scholars who are committed to teaching and mentoring students from communities that have historically been underrepresented in higher education, and who show promise of a distinguished research career from any discipline from the Humanities, Sciences, Math and Social Sciences. We are especially invested in supporting the early development of scholars whose research, teaching, mentoring and/or service advances the perspectives of Gender, First Nations/Native Americans, African Americans, and/or Filipino Americans.

The positions will begin in September 2014 and will be housed in any three of the following academic departments:
•         Biology
•         Chemistry and Biochemistry
•         Communication Studies
•         Ethnic Studies
•         Languages and Literature
•         Marine Sciences and Environmental Studies
•         Physics
•         Political Science and International Relations
•         Theology and Religious Studies

The Diversity Fellowship is a two-year program that offers the possibility of a one-year renewal. Fellows will teach three courses per year, and will work closely with faculty mentors inside and outside of their discipline. USD faculty will mentor the fellows’ interdisciplinary engagement with liberal arts pedagogy, and provide institutional and intellectual support for the fellows’ active scholarly research agenda.

Job Requirements
Candidates must have completed their PhD or other terminal degree within three years of the closing date. Candidates who have not yet had a tenure-track faculty position will be given priority. Awards include competitive salary, benefits package, and travel funds for conference participation.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Additional Details
The University of San Diego is committed to academic excellence, Catholic Intellectual and social traditions, and a superior liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. Historically, Catholic Universities have assumed responsibility for welcoming diversity and creating a public space for underrepresented groups.

The University of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply
Deadline for receiving all materials is January 24, 2014 by 5:00 PM PST.

Please submit one copy to iRecruitment at and look for job#12528 and click on “apply now”. In addition, please submit one copy to

CSU San Marcos job ad

Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Communication
California State University San Marcos

The department consists of ten tenure track faculty and thirteen lecturers who offer two undergraduate degree programs (i.e., one in Communication and another in Mass Media), and two minors (i.e., Communication and Critical Intercultural Communication) to approximately 800 students.  The revised Mass Media program will prepare students to understand the complexities of building and managing careers in media industries and occupations. 

Minimum requirements for the position include:  Ph.D. in Communication (or closely allied fields such as Media Studies), with an emphasis on emerging media. A Ph.D. must be in hand by August, 2014. Applicants must possess active research and teaching programs in media, and demonstrated teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level.

Preferred requirements for the position include:
The successful candidate will have teaching and research expertise in comparative or critical qualitative research on emerging media. This may include but is not limited to game studies, social media, convergent media, and mobile communication in relation to issues of culture, social justice, and globalization.  Demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service is preferred.

DUTIES:  The successful candidate will:
*       Teach core courses serving students in the Mass Media BA degree program within the Department of Communication, specifically but not limited to Mass Media Theory, Mass Media Technology, and Global Media.
*       Develop and teach upper division electives in their area of expertise, aligned with the three cornerstones of a newly revised Mass Media BA degree program: Theory and Application, Social and Cultural Impacts, Media History and Trends.
*       Connect the technical skills of Mass Media majors to critically analyzing and engaging with media in a variety of contexts.
*       Develop and sustain a research program that will lead to peer-reviewed publications.
*       Represent the interests of the Department of Communication in a proposed interdisciplinary Convergent Journalism Minor.
*       Engage with the community through department, college, university, discipline, and community service.
*       Must be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with departmental colleagues to support the Department’s mission.

Applications must include:
*       Cover Letter
*       Curriculum vitae
*       Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests that address the above minimum and desired qualifications
*       Reprints of representative publications
*       Transcripts that include relevant course work
*       Two representative samples of teaching evaluations that speak to the applicant’s qualifications and abilities
*       In a 1-page, single-spaced statement, applicants should demonstrate intercultural competence with and commitment to diversity and equity in teaching, research and/or service.
*       Three current letters of recommendation
*       Faculty Application
Submit application.
A review of application will begin on December 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

Requests for information should be addressed to:
Prof. Liliana Rossmann, Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication

The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.

Successful hires must have degree information verified through official transcripts or degree-verification services.

An offer of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of background checks. Should the results of the background checks not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated. Falsification of information may also be cause for termination of employment, corrective action, or rejection.  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 the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.

This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners.


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