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Full-time Lecturer, Journalism and Mass Communication

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Full-time Lecturer in Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

Effective Date

August 17, 2016 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.A. in journalism, communication, or related field or outstanding professional experience with national recognition in the journalism field 
  • Ability to develop a curricular path in Chicano/Latino journalism
  • Fluent in written and spoken Spanish
  • Ability to integrate issues related to Latino communities and U.S.-Mexico transnational matters into the department’s programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with department faculty, staff, and students
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or ABD in journalism, mass communication or related field
  • Professional experience in Spanish-language media
  • Demonstrated experience teaching journalism courses at the college level
  • Demonstrated experience working in multiple communications platforms



  • Develop curriculum in Chicano/Latino journalism and mass communication
  • Ensure curriculum is inclusive and prepares students to work in a multicultural and diverse marketplace while teaching them how to create culturally sensitive stories
  • Teach a variety of journalism courses, including reporting, editing, and online media
  • Build successful relationships between the department and diverse media organizations
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community
  • Develop professional network


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.


Required Documentation

  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications

  • CV (including current email address)
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student evaluations)


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.


Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Jennifer Fleming, Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4601

(562) 985-7986 or

Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin March 24, 2016.

  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, work, and thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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