Open Positions

The Division of Anthropology accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals interested in assignments as part-time lecturers.


Candidates must have at least a Master's degree in a field relevant to the curriculum of the Division of Anthropology. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching. An ability to work effectively with a broad mix of student ages and students from culturally diverse backgrounds is also highly desirable. A Ph.D. or extensive professional experience is desirable for teaching upper-division courses (300- or 400-level) and required for 500-level graduate courses.


Salaries vary depending upon qualifications and experience. Typical starting salaries for part-time faculty range from $4,147 to approximately $4,534 for a three-unit class.

To Apply

For consideration please submit a portfolio of the following to the address below.

1) Current CV
2) Teaching/research narrative (maximum of two pages)
3) Summary of teaching evaluations
4) Three letters of recommendation
5) Sealed transcript from a graduate institution verifying the degree(s) earned
6) Completed application form (Download CSU1 Form)

Anthropology has three Coordinators each responsible for one of three programs in Anthropology at CSUF – Archaeology, Cultural, and Evolutionary. Dr. Carl Wendt oversees the program in Archaeology, Dr. Barbra Erickson oversees the program in Cultural Anthropology, and Dr. John Patton oversees the program in Evolutionary Anthropology. Candidates interested in teaching classes should first contact the Coordinators in their area(s) of expertise.

Please send hard copies of application materials to:

Division of Anthropology
Part-Time Teaching
California State University, Fullerton
McCarthy Hall 426
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92834