Faculty Position (exempt)
Position TitleASSISTANT PROFESSOR, MASS COMMUNICATION
DepartmentBachelor's Degree for Professionals
Basic FunctionThe Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals at California Lutheran University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of mass communication to begin August 2014. The successful candidate will be a generalist who will teach undergraduate courses in introduction to mass communication, communication theories, and other courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. Other responsibilities include advising of undergraduate students and serving on university committees. A doctorate in Communication or related area, evidence of quality teaching, and demonstrated potential for scholarly research is required. Professional experience in media-related industries is beneficial. Knowledge of non-traditional adult learners and interest in online education is desired. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be teaching courses in the evening at our Woodland Hills campus with a few additional courses taught in the traditional undergraduate program at our main campus in Thousand Oaks. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about teaching and committed to the campus community. A.B.D. considered with doctorate earned by July 2015.
EnvironmentCLU is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. California Lutheran University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply. All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.
Application ProcedurePlease email a letter of application describing teaching, research, and professional experience, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research/creative activities, and a completed Faculty Employment Application (found at www.callutheran/hr) to:
Dr. Lisa Buono, Chair, Search Committee
California Lutheran University
60 Olsen Road, #7100
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.