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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with approximately 2,151 full- and part-time faculty and a diverse student body of approximately over 38,948 enrolled in Fall 2015. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 55 at the baccalaureate level and 54 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $22.7 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2014-15. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. 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, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

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/

Position
Among the courses to be staffed are:

Asian American Studies 101—Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Asian American Studies
300Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies
Asian American Studies 308Asian American Women (face-to-face or online)Asian American Studies 320Asian American Creative Expression (face-to-face or online)
Asian American Studies 325Asian 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).

Qualifications

Academic Calendar
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

Personnel Reviews
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
23582H-11-050

Application Procedures
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 Deadline                            
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.

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 Last Published 3/6/17