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Lecturer Pool - Asian Studies

Company: California State University, Sacramento
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:



Lecturer Pool - Asian Studies

Job No: 512056
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Social Sciences, Temporary, Part Time



DEPARTMENT: Asian Studies


POSITION TITLE: Lecturer Pool - Asian Studies


POSITION DETAILS:

The Asian Studies Program is designed to provide students with a coherent introduction to the language, history, and culture of East, Southeast, and South Asia and to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the major social and political forces at work in the region, supported by appropriate language training. We offer in-depth examinations of particular countries while also analyzing transnational issues that connect Asia, other regions, and the rest of the world including the United States.

Duties of a part-time lecturer include instruction, class preparation, grading, and office hours. Other duties may be assigned based on departmental needs. Course assignments, including dates, time, and modality, are made by the Department Chair under the direction of the College Dean.

Part-time lecturers are instructional faculty with conditional appointments based on enrollment and budget. Hires from the pool of applicants are made when there are instructional needs to fill coursework offered by an academic department based on changing enrollment patterns, changes to tenure-track faculty assignments, and other factors that cannot be addressed with our existing faculty. Initial appointments are typically for one semester, but occasionally academic year initial appointments are made. Appointments may be renewed based on department needs, funding, and performance. Often appointments are made just prior to the start of the semester.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Asian Studies or related field
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Ph.D. degree in Asian Studies or related field
    • Academic preparation related to the area of teaching
    • University teaching and related professional experience
    • Evidence of effective teaching
    • Strength of communication skills, including interpersonal communications
      APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

      NEW applicants are required to submit: cover letter (please include course preferences), curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts of highest conferred degree, a list of three professional references (with names, addresses, and contact information), and a document which indicates your experience in teaching and other relevant employment. Please review the course catalog () for a description of courses in the department.

      About Sacramento State

      is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to , , , , and .

      As evidenced by the values embedded in our , Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

      To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the page.

      Equal Employment Opportunity
      California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

      It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html.

      The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

      Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
      The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

      Background Check Disclaimer

      A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

      COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information

      CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at .

      Eligibility Verification

      Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

      Out of State Employment

      Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.


      Advertised: March 21, 2022 (9:00 AM)
      Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

      To apply, visit


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