Communications/Journalism (20/21 AH 06)

  • Bakersfield
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Community Relations or PR and Marketing

Job Description

Position: Assistant Professor of Communications (Public Relations)

Type: Tenure-track, probationary
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Available: August 2020

Location: Department of Communications
School of Arts and Humanities
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Contact: Dr. Andy O. Alali, Chair, Search and Screening Committee
Email: | Phone: (661) 654-2152

Application Deadline Date: Review will begin on January 15, 2020. Open will remain open until filled.

Description: This is a probationary, tenure-track position in Communications/Public Relations at the assistant professor level, beginning August 17, 2020. Teaching: The successful candidate is expected to teach core and elective courses in Public Relations/Communications. The candidate must demonstrate ability to teach in the following areas: public relations theories, research methods, PR writing, PR campaign, organizational communication, and business and professional communication. The successful candidate will have an identified program of research that aligns with public relations. Experience in teaching public relations and/or professional experience in public relations is considered in the selection process. The ideal candidate is expected to maintain membership in the Public Relations Society of America and serve as advisor to the PRSSA chapter at CSUB.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism or a communication-related area.

Background Check: 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.

Mandated Reporter: 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.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. CSUB offers a generous benefit package (e.g., excellent health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits.)

Application: The complete application package must include 1) cover letter 2) curriculum vitae with evidence of a clear research program leading to publication, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching portfolio, and 4) three letters of recommendation. Please submit the application package to: Dr. Andy O. Alali, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communications, California State University, Bakersfield, 26 BDC 9001 Stockdale Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022.

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety / University Police at their phone number: (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to the Department of Public Safety's website at the following webpage address:

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, or covered veterans' status.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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