Part-Time/Temporary Lecturer Appointments

The College of Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications from qualified professionals to join our part-time lecturer pool for both undergraduate and graduate courses for the following departments: Aerospace Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

In addition, we are seeking applications for the part-time lecturer pool for the First Year Experience course in Engineering (EGR 100/L Engineering, Society, and You).

The College of Engineering serves approximately 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters degree; in exceptional cases bachelors degree plus extensive professional experience may be considered.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and community populations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in appropriate discipline
  • Industry and/or teaching experience

Application Procedure

Submit the following via email to the appropriate department listed below

  • A cover letter, which should include qualifications for the position and an indication of primary areas of expertise.
  • Current resume or CV.
  • A list of courses you would prefer to teach.


Candidates selected for employment will be required to submit the following:

  • A complete university application form
  • A complete academic supplemental application form
  • Current resume or CV
  • An official transcript showing highest degree earned (from an accredited educational institution)
  • Three (3) recent (in the past 12 months) letters of recommendation

All forms are available in faculty affairs webpage here. Please address all nominations, inquiries, and application materials to the appropriate department, as listed above.

About Cal Poly Pomona: Cal Poly Pomona is a comprehensive public university that is widely recognized for its polytechnic mission and learn by doing philosophy. One of the 23 campuses of the California State University, it is consistently ranked as one of the best public universities in the West. Cal Poly Pomona currently enrolls about 25,300 students (with approximately 70% representing diverse ethnic groups) and employs approximately 1,200 faculty members.

The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff to better serve its multicultural student body, and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. Through its eight colleges, the university offers 66 undergraduate majors and 43 master's degree programs, in addition to a doctorate in education offered jointly with the University of California, Irvine. Cal Poly Pomona is noted for its beautiful and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the Arabian horse ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg. It is located about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country. Additional information is available at the university's website.

About the College of Engineering: The college is the largest college in Cal Poly Pomona, and among the 50 largest in the nation according to the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). The college's average undergraduate enrollment is over 6,000, 23 percent of the university’s undergraduate population. The college awards over 1,000 degrees every year. According to ASEE, the college is No. 1 in the state for awarding engineering bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minorities and top 50 in the nation for awarding engineering bachelor’s degrees to women. The college’s alumni are sought after—more organizations recruit at Cal Poly Pomona than at any other CSU campus.

Additional Info: California State Polytechnic University Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The University hires individuals that have proof of eligibility to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university's annual security report is available here.