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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 Pool

The Department of History is seeking highly qualified and motivated Part-time Lecturers.

Cal 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 6th nationally in the number of bachelor’s degrees it grants to members of underrepresented groups.

Areas of Specialization
Part-time lecturers may be hired in the following areas during the Fall and Spring semesters:

Qualifications
Applicants must be at least ABD at an accredited Ph.D. granting institution. Applicants should be excellent teachers and have an interest in using and developing innovative instructional technologies to promote student learning. Applicants should be able to interact effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and colleagues.

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.

Appointment and Salary
All part-time faculty appointments are made as Lecturers, under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the California State University system and the California Faculty Association. Initial appointments are for one semester only. Salaries vary depending upon qualifications and experience. Typical starting salaries for part-time faculty range from $3642 to approximately $4000 for a three-unit class; additional compensation is awarded for instruction in large lecture classes. For a description of potential university benefits go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/documents/benefits/Faculty_Unit_3.pdf

Appointment Date & Academic Calendar
Continuous throughout the year. Most positions open up between the close of registration and the first day of instruction each semester. The fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December; the spring term runs from the beginning of February through the end of May.

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 department personnel committee 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; on-line discussion periods or e-mail contacts shall not be a complete substitute for face-to-face consultation periods.

Application Procedures
Send a letter of application describing teaching and, if applicable, research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation and a Graduate Transcript copy to:

        Dr. Jochen Burgtorf, Chair
        Department of History
        California State University, Fullerton
        800 N. State College Blvd.
        Fullerton, CA 92834-6846

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