Part-Time Faculty Pool
The Asian American Studies Program at California State University, Fullerton is recruiting qualified candidates to teach courses on a part-time basis. California State Fullerton aspires to make learning preeminent for students, faculty and staff, and to foster a dynamic, student-centered academic community in the context of a large, urban comprehensive university. Proud of its diversity, Cal State Fullerton is currently ranked 5th nationally in the number of bachelor's degrees it grants to members of underrepresented groups.
Asian American Studies Program Goals:
CSUF's Asian American Studies Program aims: 1) to inform students about the history, challenges and triumphs of Asians and Pacific Islanders in America, including their contributions to this country; 2) to build interracial and interethnic understanding and cooperation; 3) to promote study and research in the area; 4) to contribute to Asian American communities in southern California to develop critical thinking and communications skills; and 5) to prepare students in selected career paths where knowledge and understanding of the Asian American and Pacific Islander experience is important. Further information regarding the department curriculum and faculty may be obtained by visiting http://hss.fullerton.edu/asian-american/
Among the courses to be staffed are:
Asian American Studies 101—Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Asian American Studies 300—Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies
Asian American Studies 308—Asian American Women (face-to-face or online)Asian American Studies 320—Asian American Creative Expression (face-to-face or online)
Asian American Studies 325—Asian American Film and Video (face-to-face or online)
Courses focusing on specific Asian American ethnic groups
Faculty members will teach undergraduate courses and are expected to be available to their students for consultation one hour per week for each three units of classroom instruction. Most courses are three-units per semester, typically offered in a lecture-discussion or online mode (as indicated).
- ABD Doctoral Candidate or M.A. with substantial graduate course work in relevant field is required
- Evidence of ability to work effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and faculty
- Evidence of prior teaching, mentoring, or tutoring experience
- 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 application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The fall term begins in mid-August and ends in mid-December; the spring term runs from mid-January through the end of May.
Rank & Salary
These are non-tenure-track, temporary appointments to the classification of Lecturer. Salaries vary depending upon qualifications and experience. Typical starting salaries for part-time faculty range from $4147 to approximately $4533 for a three-unit class. NOTE: Eligibility for health benefits is governed by the collective bargaining agreement and based on a number of factors including unit load (wtu’s/timebase, etc). For a description of potential university benefits go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/documents/benefits/Faculty_Unit_3.pdf
Regular performance evaluations of part-time lecturers are made by the department or program according to the terms of the adopted University Policy Statement (UPS 210.060). Positive reviews are based upon student ratings of instruction, course materials, and in-class observations made by a full-time faculty member or the department chairperson. The primary service responsibility of part-time faculty is to provide opportunities for student consultation outside of the regular class hours (i.e, office hours); on-line discussion periods or e-mail contacts shall not be a complete substitute for face-to-face consultation periods.
Job Control Number
Please submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, documentation of teaching effectiveness, sample course syllabi, and three current letters of recommendation. In your letter of interest, please indicate your availability for teaching throughout the week. Send all materials directly to:
Dr. Eliza Noh, Coordinator
Asian American Studies Program
California State University, Fullerton
800 North State College Blvd.
P.O. Box 6868
Fullerton, CA 92834
In addition, please complete an Applicant Data Flow Form via this link to the CSUF secured website https://hr.fullerton.edu/appdataflow// and enter the Job Control Number listed above.
Application materials are reviewed on an on-going basis.
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.
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.