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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 Women & Gender Studies Program at California State University, Fullerton is recruiting qualified candidates to teach courses on a part-time basis.

Position
Among the courses to be staffed are:

Course descriptions can be found on the department's web site: http://hss.fullerton.edu/womens

Qualifications
Candidates must have an ABD or M.A. with substantial graduate course work in relevant field; preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the university level; and demonstrated ability to interact and work effectively with a wide a culturally diverse range of students.

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.

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. 

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. The typical starting salary for part-time faculty with an M.A. is $4621 per semester for a three unit course; (with a Ph.D. – terminal degree in the field – $5515).  For a description of potential benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/documents/benefits/Faculty_BenEligibility.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 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.

Job Control Number
23583H-17-001

Application Procedure

Please send a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Renae Bredin, Coordinator
Women & Gender Studies Program
P.O. Box 6868
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA 92834-6868
Phone: (657) 278-3888
Email: rbredin@fullerton.edu

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.

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 4/5/17