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Assistant Professor: Writing for Media/Digital Media Production


CSU, Chico, Department of Communication Design, Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. or MFA in a related Media Field and an expertise in Writing for Media are required. ABDs will be considered by the degree must be completed by 12/11.  Ability to teach in one or more of these two areas in addition to Writing for Media: 1. Digital Media Production in any of the following areas (field video production, studio video production, cinematography, directing), 2. Emerging Media Design in any of the following areas (Web design, motion graphics, interactive design) is also required. The position is contingent on funding.

As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff.  CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. 

The Communication Design Department has three options, Graphic Design, Mass Communication Design and Media Arts and minors in Instructional Design & Development and Broadcasting.  The Department serves over 450 majors.  The Department maintains labs for digital photography, digital audio, writing for media, graphic design and HD video production and editing.

California State University, Chico is a fully accredited, state-supported member of a 23-campus CSU system serving a diverse student body of approximately 16,000.   Located in the Sacramento Valley near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Chico retains the charm of a small town with reasonable cost of living while offering excellent medical services, public and private schools, and many cultural and recreational activities.  

Review of applications begins February 24, 2011.  Applications received after that date may be considered.

All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at to be submitted with a curriculum vitae or resume, complete set of transcripts, teaching philosophy, and names and phone numbers of three references to:
Jennifer Meadows, Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication Design
California State University, Chico
Chico CA 95929-0504

For more information on the department and the view the full job description go to the department website at:
For additional information contact the CDES Department at 530-898-4048