Lecturer and Composition Coordinator Non-Tenure Track
Position The Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics at California State University, Fullerton is seeking a full-time Lecturer and Composition Coordinator in the field of Composition and Rhetoric. In addition to teaching first-year and developmental writing courses and performing appropriate department committee service, the successful applicant will coordinate curriculum development, informal classroom teaching observations, faculty mentoring, and learning assessment for the department's first-year and developmental writing courses. Duties will also include collaborating with department colleagues responsible for other components of the university's writing programs, including the Writing Center and the university-wide upper-division writing requirement. This is a full-time appointment (15 WTUs). The teaching assignment will be 3 courses (9 WTUs) per semester.
Ph.D. in English, Composition and Rhetoric, or a related discipline.
Experience in course coordination, writing program administration, or writing center administration.
Experience in course or program learning assessment.
Potential for collegial participation in departmental, campus, and disciplinary communities.
Evidence of successful, high-quality teaching.
Familiarity with disciplinary norms and current best practices for teaching first-year writing.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse population of students.
Ability to work collegially and effectively with large numbers of part-time faculty.
Appointment and Salary This is a full-time lecturer. Initial appointment is for one semester only, with the presumption of renewal based on satisfactory performance and funds availability. Non-tenure-track faculty appointments are made as Lecturers, under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the CSU system and the California Faculty Association. Salaries vary depending upon qualifications and experience. Excellent comprehensive benefits include health/vision plans; access to campus child-care, based on availability of openings; and a defined-benefit retirement through the State system, along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please consult: http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Personnel Reviews Regular performance evaluations of Lecturers are made by the department according to University Policy Statement 210.070. Positive reviews are based upon written teaching philosophy, student ratings of instruction, course materials, and evaluation of other assigned teaching or service duties.
Appointment Date Fall 2019
Application Procedures A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to http://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 11220BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
Letter of application
Abbreviated teaching portfolio, including teaching statement, syllabi, and teaching evaluation summaries
A brief statement about your experiences working with a diverse student population
Three letters of recommendation (see instructions below)
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide confidential letters of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading their letters. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Stephen Mexal, Chair of the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 657-278-3163.
Application Deadline Review of applications will begin immediately. Position is open until filled.
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.
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 Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.