Chicana-Chicano Studies

Lecturer Employment Opportunities

We are currently accepting application material for the Lecturer Pools listed below.
NOTE: All part-time faculty appointments are temporary and do not confer academic rank.  Final determination of part-time teaching assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.

Application Process
Applicants must submit a current resume and a cover letter which describes their contributions to diversity and designates specific courses or areas they are interested in teaching, and whenever possible, times available for teaching assignments.  The resume should include educational background, prior teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, and/or related professional experience.

Application Deadlines:
For AY 2018-2019: April 27, 2018    /    For Spring Semester 2019 ONLY: November 9, 2018

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:
Gabriel Gutierrez, Department Chair
Department of Chicana/o Studies
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA  91330-8246

General Information:
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The person holding this position may be 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 offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Office of Faculty Affairs at (818) 677-2962.

Courses or SpecializationQualifications and ResponsibilitiesCurrent Salary Range
  • Alternative Media (writing, designing, and publishing        
    alternative newspapers)
  • The Chicana/o Adolescent
  • The Chicana/o Child
  • Chicana/o Culture
  • Chicana/o Family
  • Chicana/o Literature
  • The Chicana/o in Films
  1. Master's Degree in a related field is required. Ph.D. or Terminal Degree is preferred.
  2. Relevant teaching experience.
  3. Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse student population and first generation college students.
  4. Lecturer is responsible for 1-3 scheduled office hours proportional to the number of units assigned.

Base Rate: $3986 - $5971 / month

[From $797 to $1194 per course per month
(for a six-month pay-period)]

Courses or SpecializationQualifications and ResponsibilitiesCurrent Salary Range
  • Chicanas/o in the Media
  • Composition / Rhetoric*
    CHS 113 (2 semester sequence of first year "strech"
    composition with supplemental instructions Leaders
    )
    CHS 114 (2 semester sequence of first year "strech"
    composition
    )
    CHS 115 (1 semester of first-year composition)
  • The Chicana/o and the Social Institutions
  • Constitutional Issues and the Chicana/o
  • Contemporary Chicana Literature
  • Contemporary Issues of the Chicana
  • Counseling the Chicana/o Child
  • Cultural Differences and the Chicana/o
  • Equity and Diversity in School
  • History of the Americas
  • History of the Chicana/Mexicana
  • History of the Chicano
  • History of the Mexican Peoples
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Chicana/o Studies
  • Political Organizations and Social Movements of the Barrio
  • Politics of the Chicano
  • Race, Racism, and Critical Thinking
  • Regional Music of Mexico
  • Religions and Spiritualities in Chicana/o Communities
  • Speech Communication*
  • Survey of Mexican Literature in Translation
  • Survey of Mexican Philosophical Thought
  • Third World Women and the Chicana
  • Urbanization and the Chicana/o
  • Women in Latin America
  • World Migration and the Chicana/o
  1. Master's Degree in a related field is required. Ph.D. or Terminal Degree is preferred.
  2. Relevant teaching experience.
  3. Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse student population and first generation college students.
  4. Lecturer is responsible for 1-3 scheduled office hours proportional to the number of units assigned.
  5. *Lecturer is expected to participate in assessment activities as part of the course requirements.

Base Rate: $3986 - $5971 / month

[From $797 to $1194 per course per month
(for a six-month pay-period)]

Courses or SpecializationQualifications and ResponsibilitiesCurrent Salary Range
  • Chicana/o and the Arts
  • Guitar and Regional Music of the Southwest
  1. Master's Degree in a related field OR professional experience and achievement in the field listed is required.
    Ph.D. or Terminal Degree is preferred.
  2. Relevant teaching experience.
  3. Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse student population and first generation college students.
  4. Lecturer is responsible for 1-3 scheduled office hours proportional to the number of units assigned.

Base Rate: $3986 - $5971 / month

[From $797 to $1194 per course per month
(for a six-month pay-period)]

Courses or SpecializationQualifications and ResponsibilitiesCurrent Salary Range
  • Field Work in Barrio Studies
  1. Master's Degree in a related field OR professional experience and achievement in organizations and agencies based in the Chicano community
    is required. Ph.D. or Terminal Degree is preferred.
  2. Relevant teaching experience.
  3. Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse student population and first generation college students.
  4. Lecturer is responsible for 1-3 scheduled office hours proportional to the number of units assigned.

Base Rate: $3986 - $5971 / month

[From $797 to $1194 per course per month
(for a six-month pay-period)]

Courses or SpecializationQualifications and ResponsibilitiesCurrent Salary Range
  • Chicana/o and the Arts - EOP
  • Chicana/o Culture - EOP
  • Composition / Rhetoric* - EOP
    CHS 113 (2 semester sequence of first year "strech"
    composition with supplemental instructions Leaders
    )
    CHS 114 (2 semester sequence of first year "strech"
    composition
    )
    CHS 115 (1 semester of first-year composition)
  • Race, Racism, and Critical Thinking - EOP
  • Speech Communication - EOP
  1. Master's Degree in a related field is required. Ph.D. or Terminal Degree is preferred.
  2. Relevant teaching experience.
    *Experience teaching in CSUN Summer Bridge EOP.
  3. Demonstrated ability  to work within a team and support larger EOP Program objectives.
  4. Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse student population and first generation college students.
  5. Lecturer is responsible for 1-3 scheduled office hours proportional to the number of units assigned.
  6. Lecturer is expected to participate in assessment activities as part of the course requirements.

Base Rate: $3986 - $5971 / month.

[From $797 to $1194 per course per month
(for a six-month pay-period)]