Lecturer, CSU Stanislaus

POSITION: The Department of English invites applications for multiple, on-going, part-time appointment(s) at the rank of Lecturer. Our part-time lecturers teach anywhere from one course a semester to full-time equivalent or five courses a semester. Teaching opportunities are primarily writing and critical thinking courses but may also include humanities and literature courses. Positions are contingent upon the availability of authorized funding.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: An MA in English or related field is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Ph.D. in English or other related field. A potential candidate’s consideration will be enhanced by providing evidence of successful teaching of similar coursework at the college level.

HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE: First time applicants must submit the following material: a letter of interest specifically addressing the position description and qualifications, unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and teaching material for a writing course (i.e. syllabus, one or two major assignments, homework samples). Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Consult the website at the following URL and complete the application package described there:


Applications are due March 31st. Review of applications will begin the first week of April. The position will remain open until filled. Contact Dr. John Wittman at jwittman@csustan.edu if you have questions regarding this position.

Send application material as email attachments to English@csustan.edu or physical copies (preferred) to:
Department of English
c/o Temporary Faculty Applications
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

COMPENSATION:Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE: To learn more about us, visit our Web site at: www/csustan.edu/English
CAMPUS & AREA: CSU Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving over 8,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.

CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University is one of 12 public universities in the nation to have been recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.