Business Communication Lecturer
The Business Communication Program in the Department of Marketing at California State University, Fullerton invites applications for the Lecturer position beginning in August 2018. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
The primary teaching area is Business Communication. In addition to teaching four courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels, faculty members are expected to participate in one or more of the following support activities: committee service, curriculum development, academic advisement, and assessment activities (including development of appropriate assessment measures).
Successful candidates will have:
- Ph.D. in English or other related fields; ABD’s may apply but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the date of appointment;
- experience in teaching of Rhetoric and ESL;
- experience in teaching Business Writing and use of classroom technology;
- experience and/or publications in grade socialization and assessment;
- the ability to interact effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and colleagues;
- experience developing pedagogy that supports international and underdeveloped minority student success.
Experience in case analysis method and/or grammar.
A background check (including 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 application status of applicants or continued
employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Rank and Salary
These are non tenure-track Lecturer positions. Appointment is for one year and may be renewed for additional years, based on satisfactory performance and funds availability. Salary is competitive and commensurate to experience and qualifications. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans; access to campus child-care; defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, see http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10061BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
- Cover letter clearly stating area(s) of expertise
- Current curriculum vitae
- A one-page statement discussing your capabilities to address diversity in support of CSUF’s diverse student body and community populations, including examples from your teaching, service or professional experience
- Names and contact information of three references
- Student evaluations
The finalists for the position will be contacted and are required to submit original graduate transcripts, and three current letters of recommendation.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Sunil Thomas, Recruitment Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (657) 278-2223.
Complete applications should be submitted by March 1, 2018. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and may be considered beyond March 1, 2018 at the discretion of the university.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
The College and Department
The Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton is the 5th largest AACSB accredited business school in the United States. It offers comprehensive undergraduate programs as well as Full-Time, Part-Time, and Fully-Employed MBA programs. The Mihaylo College of Business and Economics has charted an aggressive growth path for the coming decade. Our brand new state-of-the-art building houses all Mihaylo College faculty offices, programs, Centers of Excellence, MBA programs, and classrooms. The Business Communication Program is one of the largest programs on the CSUF campus. Using cutting edge pedagogies, Business Communication supports instruction in Mihaylo College by focusing on student writing and communication skills, developing new interdisciplinary programs within Mihaylo and CSUF, and creating technology applications that students can use throughout their career at Mihaylo College. There are more than 8,500 students and over 150 full-time faculty members in the College, with 95% holding doctorate degrees from some of the top schools in the United States. For more information about the College please visit: http://business.fullerton.edu
California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members and a diverse student body of over 40,000 matriculated students. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields.
We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work closely to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural and educational institutions.
CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 5th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, or cultural background, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran’s status or other personal characteristics or beliefs. For a detailed description of the university, please visit http://www.fullerton.edu.
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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.