Lecturer AY - Communication Across the Disciplines - 101A/B

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer AY - Communication Across the Disciplines - 101A/B

Faculty Classification: AY
Faculty Status: Temporary Faculty
Status: Open until filled.
Department Name: Communication Across Disciplines
Job Number: PT2020-100
Priority Screening Date:
Recruitment Status: Pool Recruitment

Position Description:
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB’s sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.

Applications are currently being accepted to teach in a rhetoric-focused stretch program that integrates reading and writing and will meet General Education Area A2 outcomes. Candidates are committing to teach the same group of students for two consecutive semesters. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and student success at the university level. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Lecturers are required to use common assignments and rubrics and maintain additional hours outside the classroom to provide assistance to students. Regular mandatory meetings will provide opportunities for collaboration on shared curriculum, professional development and support, and norming for reliable evaluation of student work.

For more information about the Stretch Pilot program, see https://csumb.edu/writing/stretch-pilot-program.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in composition, communication, rhetoric, or a related field; or equivalent, in accordance with University guidelines
  • Experience teaching integrated oral and written communication
  • Experience teaching integrated reading and writing
  • Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community

Preferred Qualification:
  • Evidence of effective teaching with a variety of methodologies is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Aristotelian and modern rhetoric is preferred.
  • Experience teaching students labeled “developmental” or “remedial” is preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CSUMB’s Vision.

Other Related Information:

Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).

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.

The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

Compensation and Benefits:
Campus Housing Information


How to Apply:
To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/5736

CSUMB continuously accepts applications for pools of part-time
faculty. Applications may be submitted to the pool at anytime. A
separate application is required for each department in which you
wish consideration. Whenever possible, indicate times or days
available for teaching assignments on your application.

Applications will be forwarded to the department chair/selection
committee for review. If it is determined that your background and
qualifications match the University’s current needs, you will be
contacted to arrange for an interview. Applications will be
kept in the pool for up to one year beginning each March 1st.
Applicants must reapply annually to express continued
interest. Lecturer appointments are temporary and do not confer
tenure. Initial appointments may be for one semester or an
academic year. Continuing appointments are contingent upon such
factors as performance, enrollment, funding and programmatic

For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or University Personnel (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours and the location of each site.

CSUMB is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.