Job Details

California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Position Number: 2292002
  • Location: Seaside, CA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Humanities

Lecturer AY - Reading and Writing for College Success

Faculty Classification: AY
Faculty Status: Temporary Faculty
Status: Continuous. Applications to be reviewed for appointments in academic year 2021-2023.
Department Name: Humanities & Communication
Degree/Program: B.A. Humanities & Communication
Job Number: PT2021-102
Priority Screening Date:
Recruitment Status: Pool Recruitment

Position Description:
The School of Humanities and Communication values the contributions of our adjunct faculty. HCOM offers many general education courses which provide our faculty with the opportunity to mentor and support students who are new to the university environment. We seek instructors for our new Reading and Writing for College Success courses and workshops. We are specifically seeking instructors with demonstrated experience in antiracist, asset-based pedagogies and assessment to help decolonize our curriculum. In addition to providing our students with the skills they need, our courses help students address social justice and equity issues and develop critical-thinking skills.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and student success at the university level. Many of our students are first-generation from working-class backgrounds. The successful candidate must therefore have the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Lecturers are required to maintain additional hours outside the classroom to provide assistance to students. Specific assignments are dependent upon department needs. Candidates may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode.

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 7,000 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. By 2030, CSUMBs sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include a masters degree in a related field, or equivalent, in accordance with University guidelines, and demonstrated experience of antiracist, asset-based pedagogies and assessment practices

Preferred Qualification:
A terminal degree and evidence of effective teaching with a variety of methodologies is preferred. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CSUMBs Vision for first year reading and writing course that engages antiracist, asset-based pedagogies and assessment practices

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 Educations Family Educational Rights and Privacy and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

Compensation and Benefits:
Campus Housing Information


How to Apply:
To apply, visit

Applications will be kept in the pool for up to one year beginning each March 1st. Applicants must reapply annually to express continued interest.

CSUMB continuously accepts applications for pools of part-time faculty. Applications may be submitted to the pool at any time. 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 Universitys current needs, you will be contacted to arrange for an interview.

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 need.

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.

Copyright 2017 Inc. All rights reserved.

Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency


By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Learn more about how we use cookies by reviewing our Cookie Policy.