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[Commlist] Tenure-Track Job Posting: California University of Pennsylvania
Fri Nov 08 08:02:19 GMT 2019
Our department is advertising for a tenure-stream faculty member. This
is a position that should be of interest to many CULTSTUD subscribers.
Apologies for cross posting.
*Job Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Communication Studies *
Position Type/Salary: This is a tenure-track faculty appointment in the
department of Communication, Design, and Culture
Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with academic
preparation and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is
*Job Summary/Basic Function: *
Our department houses a unique interdisciplinary faculty from the fields
of Communication, Rhetoric, Art History, and Philosophy. We offer
students both a B.A. in Communication Studies and a B.S. in Graphic
Design. In 2010, we undertook a decade-long (re)visioning process that
led us to radically rethink our traditional curriculum. The new B.A. in
Communication Studies is grounded in the development of core
intellectual skills from the Humanities (critical reasoning, effective
writing and speech, and a cultivated disposition toward seeing human
language and behavior as strategic and meaningful). Upper-division
courses encourage student-driven projects that develop, synergistically,
into unique pathways towards careers in a variety of fields. All of our
courses are crafted in such a way to require open and explicit
conversation about the relationships between the processes of thinking,
learning, doing, and reflecting. We seek to produce students who are
independent and adaptive learners, entrepreneurial thinkers, and
advocates for the Humanities in general and Communication Studies in
The successful applicant must be capable of and committed to teaching,
community service and outreach, and to scholarship. Successful
applicant will also have experience working with diverse populations.
Additional responsibilities include involvement with departmental,
college-wide, and university committeesand annual & periodic program
level assessment. Also, in accordance with the terms of the collective
bargaining agreement between the Pennsylvania State System of Higher
Education and APSCUF, the successful applicant might be assigned to
perform work at off-campus sites, in the evening/weekend college and/or
provide instruction through distance education.
*Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: *
While our curriculum allows for students to make connections among many
fields of inquiry into human language and behavior, we are especially
keen to hire someone who can enrich our current offerings to students in
relation to message design and production. We are particularly
interested in talking to candidates with substantial backgrounds in new
media, digital communication, multi-platform promotions, advertising,
and Public Relations.
In order to be a leading applicant in this search, in addition to the
aforementioned requirements, the applicant minimally must be fluent in
the English language, be able to communicate well, demonstrate
outstanding potential for excellence in teaching through a successful
interview and/or classroom demonstration and be experienced in the use
of innovative curricular approaches that are student-centered,
inquiry-based, and hands-on oriented.
*Minimum of Education and Training: *
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a terminal
degree in a related field upon employment
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications accepted only online
at https://careers.calu.edu/. Physical resumes are not accepted.
To be considered, applicants must submit the following: full curriculum
vitae; official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended;
letter of application highlighting the applicant’s qualifications and
teaching interests; a statement of teaching philosophy; and the names,
addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current
references who have knowledge of the applicant’s abilities. References
will be checked. Background clearances are required and will be
conducted on applicants being considered.
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application, but official
transcripts will be required for the finalist who if offered and accepts
the position after on-campus interviews.
Veterans claiming preference should submit a copy of their DD214 to the
Office of Social Equity, 250 University Avenue, Box 9, California, PA 15419.
*Deadline for Applications: December 1^st , 2019*
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