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Psychology Department Open Position

Faculty Position Announcement: Part-Time/Temporary Lecturers

College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

The Psychology Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona  (Cal Poly Pomona) invites lecturers to become members of our part-time temporary lecturers pool in Psychology.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate candidate in Psychology (from a Ph.D. program) required; Ph.D. in Psychology preferred from an accredited university by application date.
  • All degrees granted should be from an accredited university by application date.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Psychology
  • University teaching experience


Part-time, temporary lecturer appointments are usually made for one academic semester (approximately 16 weeks) at fractions usually ranging from 3/15 to 12/15 of full-time; multiple appointments are possible. Incumbents may be reappointed to subsequent semesters contingent upon funding and favorable performance evaluations. A background check (including 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 the current CSU employees who apply for the position. 


California State University Lecturer Salary (Academic Year) Schedules can be found at

Placement into a range is based on qualifications and experience. The full-time (15 units per semester) monthly base salaries indicated in the schedules above are prorated to the number of units worked and are paid in six monthly payments for each full semester.

Application Procedure

Candidates must submit   originals of:

  • a completed academic application
  • a curriculum vitae
  • three recent (dated within the past two years and at least one written within 12 months of the application) letters of reference
  • an official transcript (“Issued to Student” is not considered an official transcript) from an accredited educational institution showing highest degree earned.

Please address all inquiries to:

Antoinette Abernathy, Administrative Assistant
Psychology Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

Phone: 909-869-3888 
Fax: 909-869-4930

Department Website:   Psychology