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Faculty Employment Opportunities

Part-Time and Temporary Lecturer Pool

Description: The American Indian Studies Department is accepting applications for its pool of part-time and temporary lecturers to teach across the undergraduate curriculum in the following specializations:

  • Introduction to American Indian Studies
  • Writing and Rhetoric
  • U.S. History from an Indigenous Perspective
  • California Indian Communities
  • Federal Indian Law
  • Tribal Gaming
  • Indigenous Political Systems
  • Indigenous Economic Development

Qualifications: Candidates should have earned a Bachelor's degree in American Indian Studies, Ethnic Studies, or a related field, or have a minor or concentration in American Indian Studies. Candidates should be familiar with decolonizing methodologies to pedagogy and scholarship. Candidates should have experience with the field of Ethnic Studies.

Preferred Qualifications Desired: Master’s or Ph.D. in American Indian or Ethnic Studies or a related degree.

Application Instructions: Please apply via Interfolio at this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/95830. Submit a letter of interest and a current curriculum vitae with courses previously taught.

Questions about these positions should be addressed to:

Esme Murdock, Chair
Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: Ongoing


Persons 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. 

As part of its commitment to a safe and equitable “OneSDSU” community, SDSU requires that individuals seeking faculty employment provide at the time of application authorization to conduct background checks if they become a finalist for the position; applications without this authorization will be considered incomplete and not considered. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

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.