Temporary Faculty Pool for the Department of Media, Communication and Journalism
Lecturer in Film and Media
The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and funding.
Anticipated availability: Spring 2021 - January 19 to May 21, 2021
The successful applicant may teach courses in the Film and Media Arts Option of MCJ.
Updated for position:
- Primary instruction will be on-campus once Fresno State repopulates according to CDC guidelines.
- Appointees will be required to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.
Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.): An MA in media, communications and journalism or similar with an emphasis in film/media arts. A bachelor's degree in media, communications and journalism or similar with an emphasis in film/media arts may be considered provided persons whose experience or training is recognized by professional or occupational standards as affording expertise directly related to specific instructional areas, if it can be shown that such persons have the best qualifications among available candidates, and that the instructional areas are important to the university.
Experience: Interest and commitment in working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Education: A PhD or MFA in media, communication and journalism or similar with an emphasis in film/media arts.
Experience: Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
Application Procedures: A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue for the next several semesters
- Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience;
- Curriculum vitae;
- Names and contact information of at least three professional references;
- a statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; and
- Unofficial transcripts from all relevant educational programs
Additional Materials: After determining finalists, the committee will request three current letters of recommendation from professional references, do not attach letters.
For inquiries contact Professor Betsy Hays, Chair, E-mail: email@example.com.
About the College
The College of Arts and Humanities is home for students and faculty engaged in the widest variety of artistic and humanistic pursuits in the San Joaquín Valley. As the heart of Fresno State, we study the artistic expression, communication skills, humanistic values, and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship and creative activities. Our nine departments plus the Armenian Studies Program are central to the University’s General Education program and offer dozens of fascinating majors and minors.
About the Department
Since 1928, the Media, Communications and Journalism Department has prepared thousands of students for professional media careers. The department currently offers courses in advertising, broadcast journalism, film, photography, digital journalism, public relations and video production.
About the Campus
California State University, Fresno, is a forward-looking and diverse institution located in California’s Central Valley, known for its agriculture, reasonable housing costs, cultural diversity, and proximity to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.
Fresno State’s Principles of Community
These Principles were developed collaboratively by faculty, staff, and administrators. They exemplify what we aspire to be. Find out more about our Principles of Community at: https://fresnostate.edu/president/strategic-plan/principles-of-community.html
We all play a role in fostering an inclusive work and learning environment of respect, kindness, collaboration, and accountability where every member of the student body, faculty, staff, and administration can thrive. Our Principles of Community reflect our core values of Discovery, Diversity, and Distinction as well as our deep commitment to our mission "to boldly educate and empower students for success."
California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Other Campus Information
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A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
The person holding this position is considered a "limited 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
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California State University, Fresno 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.