Part-Time and Temporary Lecturer Pool: Journalism and Media Studies

San Diego
16 May 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

Part-Time and Temporary Lecturer Pool: Journalism and Media Studies
Journalism and Media Studies

Location: San Diego, CA
Open Date: Sep 15, 2021

The School of Journalism & Media Studies is accepting applications for its pool of part-time and temporary lecturers to teach across the undergraduate curriculum in the following specializations:
  • Advertising, including both skills-based and theory courses.
  • Media Studies, including the principles of media studies, media technology and society, and creative uses of emerging media.
  • Journalism, including both skills-based and theory courses.
  • Public Relations, including public relations writing (including digital/social media), principles of public relations, public relations capstone, and applied research in public relations.

Candidates should have earned a Bachelor's degree in journalism, mass communication, or a communications-related field and relevant media and, have at least five years full-time professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications Desired: Master's degree in journalism, mass communication and/or media studies with teaching experience at the university level; experience in individualized instruction; sensitivity to underrepresented populations in the university preferred.

Application Instructions
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Please apply via Interfolio.

Submit a letter of interest and a current curriculum vitae with courses previously taught.

Questions about this position should be addressed to:

Dr. Temple Northup
Director of the School of Journalism and Media Studies San
Diego State University
Email files to:
5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-4561


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 requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a 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 current CSU employees who apply for the position.


The salary schedule information for the Lecturer – 12 month Classification is available based on the following ranges:

Lecturer A (Range 2 ) - $5,168 – 6,946

Lecturer B (Range 3) - $6,190 – 13,797

Lecturer C (Range 4) - $7,102 – 15,145

Lecturer D (Range 5) - $8,964 – 15,864

The anticipated hiring range is generally at or near the minimum of the appropriate range, commensurate with education and experience.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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