Part-Time Lecturer Pool - Economics (AY 22/23)

Job no: 512846
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time, Faculty - Business/Management


The Economics Area in the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly is creating a pool of eligible part-time lecturers for possible teaching assignments in principles of economics and/or upper level economics courses during the summer, fall, winter, and/or spring quarters of the 2022-2023 academic year. Assignments will be contingent upon budget and enrollments.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Must have Master's degree or doctorate in economics or related fields. Must maintain currency in professional field. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.


Preference to candidate with past experience in teaching in higher education and with evidence of excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities.


Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will not sponsor an H-1B for this position.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

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.

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 search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy and questions may be sent to [email protected].

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside of California.


For full consideration, submit application by review begin date of May 6, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered. Please attach a cover letter, resume/CV, copy of unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned (official sealed transcripts of highest degree will be required of all finalists prior to appointment), and teaching effectiveness to your online faculty application. If applicable, please also attach a list of CSU courses previously taught and courses requesting consideration to teach. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your application.

For questions, please contact the Economics Area in the Orfalea College of Business by phone at (805) 756-2048 or by email at [email protected]

Advertised: April 15, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: March 31, 2023 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time

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