Lecturer (Full Time) in Business Communication

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer (Full Time) in Business Communication
Department of Marketing

College of Business and Economics

Business Communication Lecturer

Spring 2021

The Business Communication Program in the Department of Marketing at California State University, Fullerton invites applications for a Lecturer position beginning in Spring 2021. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution, and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.


The primary teaching area is Business Communication. In addition to teaching four courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels, faculty members are expected to participate in one or more of the following support activities: committee service, curriculum development, academic advisement, and assessment activities (including development of appropriate assessment measures).

Required Qualifications

Successful candidates will have:
  • Ph.D. in English or other related field; ABDs may apply but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the date of appointment
  • Experience in teaching of Rhetoric and ESL
  • The ability to interact effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and colleagues
  • Experience developing pedagogy that supports the success of international students, women, and student from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in case analysis method and/or grammar
  • Experience in teaching Business Writing and use of classroom technology
  • Experience and/or publications in grade socialization and assessment

    Rank and Salary

    This is a non-tenure-track Lecturer position. Appointment is for one year and may be renewed for additional years, based on satisfactory performance and funds availability. Salary is competitive and commensurate to experience and qualifications.

    Application Procedure

    A complete on‐line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/Faculty.php to apply for requisition #498159, and provide the following required materials:
  • Cover letter clearly stating area(s) of expertise
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A one-page statement discussing your capabilities to address diversity and inclusion in support of CSUF's diverse student body and community populations, including examples from your teaching, service or professional experience
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • On the references page of the online application, enter information for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system. Finalists will be asked to have each of their three referents submit a letter of recommendation. Please have these ready for the referents to submit should you move forward to this phase of the search.

    The finalists for the position will be contacted and will be required to submit original graduate transcripts.

    Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Neil Granitz, Recruitment Committee Chair at marketing@fullerton.edu or call (657) 278-2223.

    Application Deadline

    Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position has been filled. The anticipated appointment date is January 16, 2021.

    Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

    The College and Department

    The College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton is the 5th largest AACSB accredited business school in the United States. It offers comprehensive undergraduate programs as well as Full-Time, Part-Time, and Fully-Employed MBA programs. The College of Business and Economics has charted an aggressive growth path for the coming decade. Our brand-new state-of-the-art building houses all College faculty offices, programs, Centers of Excellence, MBA programs, and classrooms.

    The Business Communication Program is one of the largest programs on the CSUF campus. Using cutting edge pedagogies, Business Communication supports instruction in the College of Business and Economics by focusing on student writing and communication skills, developing new interdisciplinary programs within the College and CSUF, and creating technology applications that students can use throughout their career. There are more than 8,500 students and over 150 full-time faculty members in the College, with 95% holding doctorate degrees from some of the top schools in the United States. For more information about the College please visit: http://business.fullerton.edu

    The University

    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 over 40,000 matriculated students. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields.

    We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work closely to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural and educational institutions.

    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 5th 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, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs. For a detailed description of the university, please visit http://www.fullerton.edu.

    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 University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Additional Information

    Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

    Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, and is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner; access to campus child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/.

    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 formally 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.

    Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self‐disclose.

    Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator (http://www.fullerton.edu/titleix/about/notice.php)

    To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/498159/lecturer-full-time-in-business-communication


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