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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members, and a diverse student body of 40,235 enrolled in Fall 2016. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 57 at the baccalaureate level and 52 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 $21.4 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2015-16. 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 6th 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.

Adjunct Lecturer

The Department of Social Work at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), invites applications for Adjunct Lecturer. This is a part-time position for Spring 2018; however, there may be opportunities to teach in the Department beyond the Spring term. Officially designated as a Hispanic-serving institution, CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The Department offers a master’s degree in social work (MSW), with concentrations in child welfare, community mental health, and aging. The Department facilitates two MSW programs: a two-year model at the Fullerton main campus and a three-year model at the university’s Irvine campus. For a description of the programs and courses, see

The Department of Social Work is recruiting 2-3 adjunct lecturers with expertise in introductory research methods, or addictions. The appointee will teach on the Fullerton campus.

Qualifications: Research Course

Qualifications: Addictions Course

Rank and Salary
This is a part-time adjunct lecturer position for Spring 2018. Instructors are compensated on a by-course basis predicated on previous teaching experience and qualifications.

Appointment Date
Spring 2018

Application Procedure
To apply, please electronically submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest relating your experience to the qualifications to Dr. Sean Hogan at

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 the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the positions.

Prior to employment, an applicant will be required to produce 3 letters of reference, official transcripts. For more information about the position, please contact the Department of Social Work at (657) 278-7125 or email Dr. Sean Hogan, Search Committee Chair at

Application Deadline
Application review begins immediately. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be submitted by December 11th, 2017.  Positions are open until filled.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 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 6/7/18