Assistant Professor: Communication, Difference, and Disparities
The School of Communication at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position specializing in Communication, Difference, and Disparities at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2020. The selected candidate will demonstrate expertise in the study of communication, difference, and disparities particularly concerning historically marginalized groups. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching related courses such as Intercultural Communication and others addressing difference and disparities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Also, the selected candidate will contribute to at least one of the research centers or institute housed within the School of Communication (i.e., Center for Communication, Health, and the Public Good; Center for the Study of Media and Performance; and Institute for Dialogue and Social Justice). Applicants from all research methodologies are encouraged to apply. Candidates should embrace the scholar-teacher model by demonstrating a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Evidence of, or the potential for, external funding is preferred but not required. A Ph.D. in Communication is required for appointment at the Assistant Professor level. Salary is competitive and based on experience.
SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, 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. More information about the School of Communication is available at http://communication.sdsu.edu/ and information about San Diego State University is available at www.sdsu.edu.
The School of Communication is in the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts (PSFA), which comprises seven professional schools and three departments committed to the pursuit of excellence in academic and artistic endeavors. With over 5,000 students and approximately 300 faculty. PSFA is recognized for its excellent academic programs that prepare students for professional careers in a wide spectrum of artistic, cultural, educational, social and technical fields. The College views its connection to the local and global community as a “laboratory for learning,” and educational opportunities that prepare the student to engage in the worldwide community through creativity, involvement, leadership, and innovation are a hallmark of the PSFA experience. The College actively seeks applications from candidates whose professional interests align with SDSU’s and PSFA’s strategic goals, who will sustain excellence in their research, promote student success, and continue to advance our commitment to diversity. PSFA website: http://psfa.sdsu.edu/
Interested candidates must apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/66571. Screening of applications begins October 1, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. Requests for additional information should be directed to:
Dr. Yea-Wen Chen, Search Chair
School of Communication,
San Diego State University,
5500 Campanile Drive,
San Diego, CA 92182-4560
Email: [email protected]
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.
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.
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.