Chicana and Chicano Studies
The department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at California State University, Fullerton is recruiting qualified candidates to teach courses on a part-time basis.
The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies plays a role in contributing to the general education experiences of students in humanities and the social sciences while also serving its majors at the undergraduate level. Most courses are three-units per semester, typically offered in a lecture-discussion mode. Further information regarding the department curriculum and its faculty may be obtained from the departmental web site at http://hss.fullerton.edu/chicano. The department resides within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is one of the most diverse academic divisions within the university and services many of 38,000 + enrolled students.
Areas of Specialization
We are seeking highly motivated, well-organized individuals to teach in the following subject areas:
- Intro to Ethnic Studies
- Intro to Chicana and Chicano Studies
- The Chicano Family
- Communication Skills
- Chicano Politics
- Chicana and Chicano history
- Chicana and Chicano Social Science
Candidates for introductory courses must have at least a Master’s degree in the field relevant to the curriculum of the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies. A Ph.D. or extensive professional experience is required for teaching upper-division courses (300- or 400-level). Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching. An ability to work effectively with a broad mix of student ages and students from culturally diverse backgrounds is also highly desirable.
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 needs for part-time faculty are greatest in the Fall and Spring semesters. The fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December; the spring term runs from late January through the end of May. On rare occasions, a department or program may utilize part-time faculty for teaching during one of the Summer Session segments.
Appointment and Salary
All part-time faculty appointments are made as Lecturers, under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the CSU system and the California Faculty Association. Initial appointments are for one semester only. Salaries vary depending upon qualifications and experience. For a description of some of the benefits the university has to over, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/documents/benefits/Faculty_Unit_3.pdf
Job Control Number
Regular performance evaluations of part-time lecturers are made by the department according to the terms of the approved Department Personnel Standards and the University Policy Statement (UPS 210.060). Positive reviews are based upon written teaching philosophy, student ratings of instruction, course materials, and in-class observations made by a full-time faculty member. In addition to classroom instruction, part time faculty are required to hold office hours in which they provide opportunities for student consultation outside of the regular class hours; on-line discussion periods or e-mail contacts shall not be a complete substitute for face-to-face consultation periods.
Submit a portfolio of the following:
1. Current vita,
2. Teaching narrative (maximum two pages)
3. Summary of teaching evaluations
4. Three current letters of recommendations
5. Transcript from a graduate institution verifying the highest degree earned, and/or in progress
Send all materials directly to:
Dr. Patricia A. Pérez, Department Chair
Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies
RE: Chicana/o Studies Part-Time Position
Recruitment Control Number 23582H-15-040
California State University, Fullerton
P.O. Box 34080
Fullerton, CA. 92834
In addition, please complete an Applicant Data Flow Form via secured website: https://hr.fullerton.edu/appdataflow/ and enter the Job Control Number listed above.
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.