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Temporary Faculty Appointment

Temporary Appointments are recruited through the departments. If there is a subject you may be interested in teaching, please contact the department for the subject


Temporary Appointment Types

Review the descriptions below.  Select the classification that applies to the assignment.  Recruitment Process is listed at the links provided below. If you need additional guidance for applying to a position, contact the department in which you want to work.

Recruitment Process for prospective employees

 eRecruit (online application) vacancies for positions 

  • Some departments list vacancy announcements for Temporary Lecturers, Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistants positions at

If a department does not have a posted vacancy announcement, please contact the department for information on applying for the temporary pool. The university provides an on-line directory to search for departments and phone number. The below application will be required for new hires:

  • Temporary Faculty Application Form (rev 06/2019):  Submit an application, Curriculum Vitae (resume), cover letter, three current letters of recommendation to the department. Contact department for other materials required.
  • Academic Student Employees (rev 06/2019): Please refer to your department on required materials for submission. Please note: these positions are for current Fresno State students.

DAAs: Contract Dates, Updating Contracts and Submission Timelines

 Contract Dates:

  • Fall 2020 Semester:  8/17/2020 - 12/21/2020 
  • Spring 2021 Semester:  1/19/2021 - 5/21/2021
  • AY 2019-2020: 8/17/2020 - 5/21/2021
  • Year 1 of 3: 8/17/2020 - 5/31/2023
  • Year 2 of 3: 8/17/2020 - 5/31/2022
  • Year 3 of 3:8/17/2020 - 5/21/2021

Information for Processing

DAAs: Faculty Affairs Briefings

 Below are archive Briefings for DAAs