Part-Time/Temporary Lecturers in Psychology



Contact Robert Kennison
323-343-2250



Position: Part-Time Lecturer Position. These are 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 an appropriate degree from an accredited university (a master’s degree in order to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses; a doctoral degree to teach graduate courses). 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, applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

The successful candidate will be expected 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:
Demonstrated excellence in teaching at a college level. Enrollment in doctoral program or completion of appropriate doctoral degree.

Duties:
Faculty will teach courses and be available for office hours.

Salary: Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:
California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations. The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-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. The University 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:
1) A cover letter specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.
2) A curriculum vitae.
3) A statement describing your teaching experience, philosophy, and your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students. Optionally, you may supplement this statement with unedited teaching evaluations to support your statement.
4) Three letters of recommendation.
5) A University Application for Employment Form (http://www.calstatela.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Human%20Resources%20Management/forms/empl_application_academic_2017_11_28.pdf)
6) Unofficial transcripts (successful candidates will be required to provide official transcripts prior to being hired).

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application:
Review of applications will begin October 10, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Email all application materials in a single PDF to: psych@calstatela.edu. Please type “Psychology Department Lecturer Application” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the search committee chair Robert Kennison rkennis@calstatela.edu or call 323-343-2250.

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.
APPLICATION INFORMATION

Postal Address: Robert Kennison, Search Committee Chair
Department of Psychology
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
KH C3104
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: 323-343-2250