Faculty Openings

Department of Secondary Education
Lecturers for Part-Time Pool

The Department of Secondary Education at times is in need of highly qualified and motivated Part-time Lecturers to teach credential courses and supervise candidates.  These needs often arise close to the start of each semester related to course enrollment projections.

Applicants must have earned a MA or MS in education or related field; have recent public secondary school teaching experience; meet requirements of EDSC Technology Competency and be capable of Moodle course delivery; be committed to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field; have knowledge of California Single Subject Credential requirements; and meet course-specific qualifications as noted on this Web site.

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 $3500 to approximately $4000 for a three-unit class. For a description of potential university benefits go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/benefits/compare_benefits.htm .

Appointment Date & Academic Calendar
Most positions open between the close of registration and first day of instruction each semester. The fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December; the spring term runs from the end of January through the middle 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 observations made by a department tenured or tenure-track faculty member. 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
Application materials are accepted on an on-going basis and will be filed for later reference when there are no open positions.  Send a letter of application describing teaching experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, 2 letters of recommendation and a Graduate Transcript copy to:

Dr. Grace Cho, Department Chair
Department of Secondary Education, CP-600-3
California State University, Fullerton
P. O. Box 6868
Fullerton, CA 92834-6868
Email: gcho@fullerton.edu

Application Review Process
Application materials may be submitted anytime and are generally reviewed twice each year-in May for the fall semester and in December for the spring semester. Appointments are made approximately six weeks before the start of the semester and are contingent on sufficient student enrollment in the assigned class.

Cal State Fullerton is an Equal Opportunity/
Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer

California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with approximately 1,900 full and part-time faculty and a diverse student body of over 35,000. The university offers a broad spectrum of programs, with 55 baccalaureate and 50 master’s degrees in liberal arts and sciences and in applied and professional fields. 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 $20 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2010-2011. The university has a long-standing tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. 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. 
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Page updated: September 6, 2017