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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 Psychology Department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals interested in assignments as part-time lecturers.

The Department of Psychology plays a major role in contributing to the general education experiences of students in humanities and the social sciences while also serving more than 1600 majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Most courses are three-units per semester, typically offered in a lecture-discussion mode, but some are laboratory courses. Further information regarding the department curriculum and its faculty may be obtained from the departmental web site at http://psychology.fullerton.edu

Areas of Specialization
We are seeking well-qualified, highly motivated, well-organized individuals qualified to teach the following courses:

Qualifications
Candidates must have at least a Master's degree in a field relevant to the curriculum of the Department of Psychology. Preference will be given to candidates who have 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 Ph.D. or extensive professional experience is desirable for teaching upper-division courses (300- or 400-level) and required for 500-level graduate courses.

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 Date and Academic Calendar
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. On rare occasions part-time faculty are needed 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 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 $4147 to approximately $4533 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

Job Control Number
23582H-09-071

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.

Application Procedures
Please visit our recruitment website (http://psychology.fullerton.edu/faculty/parttime_positions.aspx) and submit a portfolio of the following:
1) Current vita,
2) Teaching narrative (maximum two pages),
3) Summary of teaching evaluations,
4) Two letters of recommendation,
5) Sealed transcript from a graduate institution verifying the degree earned, and

Send all materials directly to:

Department of Psychology
Part-Time Teaching
California State University, Fullerton
P.O. Box 6846
Fullerton, CA 92834

Application Deadline
Continuous filing

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