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CSU Monterey Bay

The Division of Humanities and Communication (HCOM) at CSUMB seeks an Assistant Professor in Communication and Transformative Conflict Resolution to begin Fall 2013.  The successful candidate will be prepared to facilitate student abilities to integrate applied philosophy and communication studies in the pursuit of a meaningful and successful life; to develop skills associated with non-violent conflict resolution and community building; and to engage in ethical and effective argumentation, reasoning,  and decision making. Students earn a degree in Human Communication, framed within an interdisciplinary HCOM curriculum of multicultural literature; ethnic studies; history; race, class and gender studies; relational ethics; oral history and new media studies and cross-cultural communication. For more information regarding the Division of Humanities and Communication and the HCOM Major, please visit our website.

Duties will include the following responsibilities:
*  Teach and be prepared to develop innovative lower and upper division courses in communication ethics, dialogue and deliberation, conflict resolution and transformation, democratic participation and related coursework at the upper and lower divisions
*  Teach and be prepared to develop courses in oral and written communication to serve the University’s General Education curriculum
*  Teach Major Proseminar and Senior Capstone
*  Sustain innovative scholarly research, publication and professional services
*  Apply new scholarship and pedagogies to teaching
*  Participate in the shared governance of the Division, College and University
*  Serve on Division, College and University-wide committees
*  Provide support for one or more departmental programs and contribute to reciprocal community partnerships

Minimum Qualifications:  Earned doctorate in Communication Studies, Religious or Spirituality Studies, or allied discipline.  Ability to teach courses in conflict resolution, communication ethics, dialogue and deliberation, and oral and written communication. Ability to teach and mentor students from nontraditional, working class, and diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications:  Ability to apply new media technologies in teaching; Preparation for interdisciplinary teaching in Peace Studies, Gender Studies and Pre-Law; Knowledge of second language and experience in bilingual/bicultural, multilingual-multicultural contexts; Ability to teach and coordinate Service Learning (SL) Courses;  Skill in cross-cultural, experiential and assets-based pedagogy and teaching; Ability to team-teach and develop cross-disciplinary conversations; Knowledge of outcomes-based or other innovative assessment models; Collaborative curricular decision making and advising of students.

To apply, go to this site. Open until filled. Application Screening Begins: 11/16/2012

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