AL | ENGL - PTF

College of Arts & Letters

Position:

Lecturer: temporary faculty positions with the possibility of renewal for additional semesters.

Starting Date:

On-going. Positions will be filled as needed for each academic semester.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a master’s degree in English or in a closely related field from an accredited university. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at a college level.

Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment. The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Preferred Qualifications:

For writing courses, the following is preferred: training and experience in teaching writing at all levels from basic to advanced; training and experience in assessing writing; training and experience in teaching critical thinking and writing and technical writing. For linguistics and literature courses ranging from general education through upper division major courses, preference will be given to applicants whose training and experience best qualify them for the particular courses to be staffed. Preference will also be given for an appropriate doctoral or terminal degree, if applicable to the particular courses to be staffed.

Duties:

Faculty will teach courses, be available for office hours, and, when applicable, be available to participate in mid-term and end-of-term course and program assessment activities.

Salary:

Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. With over 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs led by award-winning faculty, Cal State LA’s dedication to access and excellence has been recognized nationally.  Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 27,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. This longstanding commitment is reflected in its history as home to the nation’s first Chicano Studies program, second Pan-African Studies program, as well as Latin American and Asian and Asian American Studies programs.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

Required Documentation:

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, official transcripts, three current letters of recommendation (dated within the last two years) and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Application:

Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

James Garrett, Chair
jgarret@calstatela.edu
Department of English
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Note: 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.

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 position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA 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, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.