California State University, Dominguez Hills

Assistant Professor of Communications
College of Arts and Humanities

Position Announcement

The Communications Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in its Journalism program, to begin Fall 2018.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will possess the teaching and professional experience needed to teach four courses per semester in the Journalism degree program. An outstanding ongoing commitment to remain current in the field is expected. Additional duties may include advising the student journalism club, and student advising and significant service at the department, college, and university levels.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or a closely related field by the time of appointment.
  • A record of at least five years’ professional practice in convergent journalism, broadcast journalism, or media management utilizing modern multimedia reporting tools.
  • English- and Spanish-language proficiency is required.
  • Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to advance the mission of the Journalism program as expressed in the Mission Statement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Mass Communications or a closely related field is preferred.
  • At least five years of professional Spanish-language journalism experience utilizing modern multimedia reporting tools is strongly desired.

Background Checks

  • The successful candidate is required to complete a thorough background check and the employment offer can be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying or falsified information.

Program Description
The Journalism program is housed in the Communications Department and serves more than 100 students. The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree program is dedicated to high standards in journalistic practices, skills, and specializations with a strong focus on analytical reasoning, critical thinking and problem solving. Through innovative teaching practices, the program provides a broad-based curriculum designed to promote news and information literacy; proficiency in the various journalistic forms and styles; an understanding of the new media landscape; and information dissemination practices through contemporary and emerging media tools. The program is committed to freedom of the press, freedom of expression, freedom of inquiry, and the questioning of dominant institutional practices and ideologies. It encourages dedication to ethical practices including truth, accuracy, fairness, diversity, inclusivity, and independence.

Students seeking careers in print, digital, broadcast, and contemporary news media will complete the program proficient in journalistic practices including writing, research, reporting, interviewing, editing, and publishing across multiple platforms. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the technological, professional, and economic changes that transform the industry through a thorough examination of media institutions and structures. The program provides an understanding of media representations of gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, and encourages professional practice that respects all forms of diversity. It trains students to be sensitive to and provide a voice for underserved populations and communities; works in the public interest; and encourages community engagement and social responsibility to audiences and the society at large. Students who graduate with a Journalism degree compete for journalism careers regionally, nationally and globally.

Please visit http://cah.csudh.edu/communications/ for more information.

How to Apply
While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin on October 2, 2017.

Please visit California State University, Dominguez Hills employment website for full details at https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3693.

Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

California State University, Fullerton

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS

Latino Communications – Full-Time Lecturer

The Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton is seeking a full-time lecturer with expertise in Spanish-language media to teach and mentor students in one of the largest communications programs in the United States, and in one of the nation’s most vibrant media markets. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

Position
The successful candidate will have the capacity to be an excellent classroom teacher, an enthusiastic student mentor and coach, an inspiring ambassador for the Department to the University and professional community, and a pivotal collaborator with the College of Communications’ Latino Communications Initiative.

Responsibilities include teaching a variety of communications skills classes. The candidate may specialize in one or more curricular concentrations – journalism, public relations, advertising or entertainment and tourism.

The Department of Communications is one of the largest and most diverse mass communications programs in the United States, situated in the second largest media market in the country. More than 2,200 students are enrolled in four concentrations with 75+ full- and part-time faculty members. The Department operates international programs, a graduate program, numerous laboratory facilities, an internship center, award-winning student media, a student advertising and public relations agency, a week-long signature university event called COMM Week, and many student organizations, clubs and competitions. The College of Communications partnership with Univision recently resulted in the creation of an on-campus Univision news bureau.

Qualifications

Required

– A master’s degree in a relevant communications discipline or equivalent significant professional experience.
– Strong verbal communication skills, spoken and written, in Spanish and English.
– Significant professional experience in the media industry.
– Ability to successfully teach a wide range of existing Communications courses.
– Ability to teach courses for students interested in Spanish-language communications.
– Ability to interact effectively orally and in writing with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and colleagues.
– A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Preferred

– Expertise in digital production skills.
– A strong network of bilingual media industry professionals.
– Demonstrated ability to be a collaborative and collegial team member.
– Demonstrated ability to be a meaningful mentor and coach to students.
– Ability to take on leadership responsibilities related to the Latino Communications Initiative.
– Experience working in a university environment.

Rank & Salary
This is a full-time Lecturer position, non-tenure-track. Appointment is for one year and may be renewed for additional years, based on satisfactory performance and funds availability. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature. Additional teaching in summer is often available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available. It includes health/vision/dental plans, spouse, domestic partner, access to campus childcare, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php

Appointment Date
August 2018

Application Procedure
A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 9713BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

– letter of application
– resume or curriculum vita
– a one-page statement discussing your capabilities to address diversity in support of CSUF’s diverse student body and community populations, including examples from your teaching, service or professional experience
– Professional or academic writing samples in Spanish and English
– three letters of reference (see instructions below)

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

For inquiries, call: (657) 278-3353 or e-mail mmcalexander@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by September 25, 2017 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled.

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 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose assessment of student learning, and provide academic advisement to students in a nationally recognized ACEJMC and CEPR accredited program. The teaching assignment may include courses conducted online, in the evenings, and at the Irvine campus.

California State University, Fullerton values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

California State University, Fullerton

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Relations

The Department of Communications at California State University-Fullerton is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track practitioner-teacher-scholar in public relations. The successful candidate must teach, engage in research and service, participate in assessment of student learning, and provide academic advisement to students in a nationally recognized ACEJMC and CEPR accredited program. The teaching assignment may include courses conducted online, in the evenings, and at the Irvine campus.

California State University, Fullerton values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

The Department of Communications is one of the largest and most diverse mass communications programs in the United States, situated in the second largest media market in the country. More than 2,200 students are enrolled in four concentrations (advertising, entertainment/tourism, journalism, and public relations) with 75+ full- and part-time faculty members. The Department operates international programs, a graduate program, numerous laboratory facilities, an internship center, award-winning student media, a student advertising and public relations agency, a week-long signature university event called COMM Week, a large and active PRSSA chapter and many other student organizations, clubs and competitions. For more information about the department, please visit: http://communications.fullerton.edu/

Qualifications

Required

– A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in communications or a relevant discipline by time of appointment.
– Professional experience in public relations or a closely related field with at least two years of experience in an agency, corporate, in-house, non-profit, consulting or similar capacity.
– Ability to successfully teach a wide range of courses including public relations writing and campaigns courses.
– Ability to contribute in the areas of accreditation self-study, assessment of student learning, and curriculum development.
– Ability to interact effectively orally and in writing with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and colleagues.
– Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
– A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Preferred

– Evidence of successful teaching in public relations.
– A well-articulated research and/or creative agenda in public relations.
– Membership and involvement in PRSA, perhaps with APR accreditation.
– Contacts with industry leaders and ability to expand university-industry partnerships.
– Background and experience with social media and/or Latino-focused communications media and campaigns.

Rank & Salary

This is a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on the candidate’s qualifications. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature. Additional teaching in summer and intersession, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans, spousal and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child-care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to
http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php

Appointment Date
Fall 2018

Application Procedure

A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment
to view all job listings and select 9696BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

1. letter of application
2. resume or curriculum vita
3. a student success statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in teaching or working with a diverse student population (approx. one page, single-spaced)
4. three letters of reference (see instruction below)

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

For inquiries, call: (657) 278-3353 or e-mail mmcalexander@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

The person holding this position are considered ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, California

Assistant Professor: Media Law and Ethics

The Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts at Cal Poly seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track position to begin September 13, 2018.

Primary duties include teaching media law and ethics. Depending on background and preparation, the successful candidate also will teach and develop courses in one or more of the following areas of the journalism curriculum: global communication, media and society, news reporting and writing, multimedia journalism, data journalism, or emerging technologies. The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter, with correspondingly reasonable research/scholarship and service expectations and with a significant reduction in course load in the first one to two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of education, legal preparation, professional news media experience, and university-level teaching experience. Proficiency with current multimedia editing programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud and digital publishing programs is desirable.

We are seeking applicants with an earned doctorate in journalism, mass communication or media-related field; or a juris doctorate. We will also consider candidates nearing completion of the doctorate or outstanding candidates with a master’s degree and significant professional media experience, including practical knowledge and application of media law. Currency in First Amendment, intellectual property/copyright, privacy/surveillance and Internet law issues is required. Facility with multiple media platforms is preferred. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly/creative activity at the university level.

To Apply: Interested applicants should complete the online faculty application at http://www.calpolyjobs.org/, submit it to Requisition #104539, and upload required materials. Completed application received by September 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal in their teaching and scholarly work are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in these areas. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, California

Assistant Professor: Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism

The Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts at Cal Poly seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track position to begin September 13, 2018.

Primary duties include teaching Introduction to Radio Broadcasting and Cal Poly Radio Laboratory, which support the forward-looking FCC-licensed, student-run radio station, KCPR-FM. Teaching assignment also includes advising the station in all its platforms and operations. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to teach courses in broadcast and multimedia journalism, such as Broadcast News, Electronic News Gathering, and Web Audio and Video. The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter, with correspondingly reasonable research/scholarship and service expectations and with a significant reduction in course load in the first one to two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of professional broadcast news, media management, and teaching experience; be conversant with FCC regulations as they apply to non-commercial radio; and be skilled in current digital and hybrid technologies for video and audio production.

We are seeking applicants with an earned master’s degree in journalism or a related field. A doctorate in journalism, mass communication or a related field is preferred. Professional experience as a broadcast journalist or radio station manager is required, and experience working with student radio is highly desirable. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly/creative activity at the university level and the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues in an integrated student media environment.

To Apply: Interested applicants should complete the online faculty application at http://www.calpolyjobs.org/, submit it to Requisition #104538, and upload other required materials. Completed application received by September 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal in their teaching and scholarly work are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in these areas. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

Public Relations
Assistant Professor
COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT

We invite applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication in Public Relations. Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Public Relations/Strategic Communication that cover some combination of the following areas: public relations writing; principles of public relations; public relations management; social media for public relations; organizational communication theory and advanced organizational communication theory; communication research and advanced communication research; and additional courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the department, the university, and the discipline. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Public Relations/Strategic Communication by August 1, 2018. Demonstrated potential for continued and substantive scholarly research and publication. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and/or service; and to commit to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

Date of Appointment: fall 2018.

Consideration of completed applications will begin on November 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

An online application process will be used. To apply, please go directly to http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/com-pr.shtml. For additional assistance, please email Victoria Key, Administrative Support Coordinator, at vmkey@cpp.edu.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

University of Southern California

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION AND DIRECTOR OF THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION


The University of Southern California invites nominations and applications for the position of Professor of Communication and Director of the Annenberg School of Communication. Founded in 1971, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism contains two major academic units: the School of Communication and the School of Journalism. Each has its own faculty and students, while sharing exemplary staff and facilities, abundant resources, and extensive funded research programs. The School has a strong record of innovative program building through interdisciplinary collaboration.

The ideal candidate should be an eminent scholar with the academic credentials to be appointed as Professor of Communication with tenure at a leading research university. We particularly seek scholars who can teach and provide leadership in such areas as new media and technology; political economy of global communication; information, political economy and entertainment; groups, organizations and networks; health communication and social dynamics; media, culture and community; and rhetoric, politics and publics. The ideal candidate will possess the qualifications necessary to assume responsibility for providing leadership in developing the School’s evolving mission and long-range strategic plans, serving as Director of the School of Communication. The Director is expected to support the School’s broad and varied methodological and disciplinary approaches and serve as a key advocate for the School within the university and at local, national and international levels. The Director should have a compelling vision for the future of communication research, education, practice, and civic engagement and a proven ability to develop and maintain excellent working relations with diverse constituencies, including gender, race, ethnic, and international dimensions. The Director should also have a vision for the School’s ongoing relationship with the global city of Los Angeles. Although most candidates will no doubt come from research universities, candidates from other types of organizations such as foundations, government agencies, and research institutes will also be considered.

The School of Communication is known worldwide for its outstanding faculty, students, research, and teaching, and for contributions to local as well as global communities. The School offers a doctoral and six master’s programs, including a joint master’s degree program in Global Media and Communication with the London School of Economics, a joint program in Communication Informatics with the Viterbi School of Engineering, and an online master’s program that attracts exceptionally talented students from around the world. Its undergraduate program prepares more than 900 gifted students for successful careers in academia, media, business, public service, law, consulting, politics, the arts and entertainment. For more information, please visit our website at www.annenberg.usc.edu.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

To apply for this position, please visit https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=REQ20043537

Coast Community College District

PT Faculty POOL – Communication Studies – Mass Communication
Job# PT Faculty POOL – Mass Comm

Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at: https://www.cccd.edu/employment. Please click on OPEN POSITIONS located in the menu bar on the left, then select your desired jobs category to access list of open positions.

Definition
Part-time/temporary faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the largest community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are as needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to Orange County.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):
a. Valid California Community College instructor credential, appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990);
b. Master’s degree in radio, television, film, mass communication, or journalism from an accredited institution.
c. Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND a Master’s degree in drama/theater arts, communication, communication studies, business, telecommunications or English from an accredited institution.
d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials. Please see Additional Information below to determine if you need to submit an Application for Equivalency.

2. Evidence of a sensitivity to, understanding of, and the ability to manage the classroom environment AND effectively provide instruction to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Recent community college or lower division teaching experience.
2. Expertise and professional experience in field of course(s) to be taught.

Coast Community College District is an EOE

San Diego State University

Tenure-track Faculty in Public Relations
School of Journalism and Media Studies

The School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in public relations at the level of assistant professor, to start August 2018.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be able to teach in the long term across the undergraduate curriculum in public relations, including public relations writing (including digital/social media), principles of public relations, public relations capstone, and applied research in public relations. The successful candidate also will be able to teach graduate-level courses in public relations, as needed on a rotational basis. In alignment with the University’s teacher-scholar model, the new hire could also teach a dual-level elective fitting the candidate’s area(s) of research interest and his/her research program. The faculty member is expected to have a scholarly research agenda in public relations, to provide service to the School and professional public relations communities, and to serve on master’s thesis and comprehensive examination committees.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in public relations, mass communication, communication, or an allied field is required by the position start date. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, in line with SDSU’s teacher-scholar model. Evidence or promise of a strong research agenda in public relations is required. Ability and interest to teach public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required. Relevant professional experience in public relations is required.

Desired Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have a track record of teaching public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise for and/or experience in teaching undergraduate courses in public relations writing (including digital/social media), principles of public relations, public relations capstone, and applied research in public relations.

The ideal candidate should have a strong program of scholarship already in development that will complement the active scholarly activity of its faculty in creating cutting-edge public relations theory, applying public relations theory to professional practice, and examining key issues of the profession.

One of the goals of the School of Journalism and Media Studies Strategic Plan is to maintain our international research reputation in public relations. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from candidates whose research investigates public relations and digital media theories in diverse cultures, especially Spanish-speaking countries and communities. At present, the public relations faculty’s global expertise lies in China, Europe, and the Middle East; Latin and South America are strategic areas for growth and development in public relations theory and practice. Fluency and literacy in both English and another language (e.g., Spanish) would be a plus.

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. To be in a better position to serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body, and to fulfill the University’s commitment to promoting diversity and excellence on our campus, we actively seek candidates with demonstrated experience working with or mentoring students from under-represented communities; candidates should address such experience in their application cover letters.

Rank and Salary: This is a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Appointment to the position requires that the candidate’s doctoral degree be earned by the appointment start date in August 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications: Review of application materials will begin September 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/42731. All additional inquiries should be addressed to:

Bey-Ling Sha, Ph.D., APR
Chair, Public Relations Search Committee
Professor and Director, School of Journalism and Media Studies
San Diego State University
bsha@mail.sdsu.edu

About the Public Relations Program at SDSU: The successful candidate will contribute to the excellence of one of the top-ranked public relations programs in the United States. At the undergraduate level, the ACEJMC-accredited public relations emphasis in the School of Journalism and Media Studies is a five-course sequence that exceeds national standards set by the Commission on Public Relations Education. SDSU has hosted a chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America since 1968 and was one of 12 founding participants in the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations program, launched in 2014 by the Universal Accreditation Board. Since 2005, SDSU has offered an exclusive fast-track M.A. program in collaboration with the Naval Postgraduate School that has educated more than 100 military public affairs officers from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Air Force. All full-time public relations faculty are Accredited in Public Relations, and all are active in academic and professional public relations communities. The School of Journalism and Media Studies houses the Glen M. Broom Center for Professional Development in Public Relations, which supports student internships, faculty research, and community engagement. The Broom Center currently houses the Journal of Public Relations Research, the premier scholarly research journal in the field.

About the School of Journalism and Media Studies: The successful candidate will become part of a school with 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty, about two dozen non-tenure-line lecturers, and more than 600 majors, pre-majors, and graduate students. Marquee programs in the School include bilingual media writing, digital/social media research and curricular initiatives, media entrepreneurship, and the Center for Science and Media. Undergraduate program areas include advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations. The School offers a master’s degree program in mass communication and media studies, as well as a master’s degree program in learning design and technology. The School is part of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, one of seven colleges that serve a university community of 35,000 students in a fast-growing, culturally rich, metropolitan area with a loyal regional base and strong national and international relationships. For more information, visit: http://jms.sdsu.edu.

About San Diego State University:
SDSU is the oldest and largest higher education institution in the San Diego region. Since its founding in 1897, the university has grown to become a leading public research university. Each year, SDSU provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. Overall, SDSU students can choose from 91 undergraduate majors, 78 master’s programs and 22 doctoral degree programs.

SDSU ranks among the top universities nationwide in terms of ethnic and racial diversity among its student body, as well as the number of bachelor’s degrees conferred upon students of color. Increasingly recognized for innovative research, SDSU is establishing itself as one of the leading public research universities. It is classified as a “research-high” institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Research funding has more than doubled from a decade ago. Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than $1 billion in grants and contracts for research and program administration.

EO-1083 Mandated Reporter Statement: 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 requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Background Statement: A background check (including a criminal records check) 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.

EEO Statement: SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.