FULLTIME LECTURER -DEPT. OF EARTH SCIENCE & GEOGRAPHY, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS
The faculty of the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications from individuals for a Lecturer position in the Department of Earth Science & Geography. Appointment to begin in August 2017.
Responsibilities The successful candidate will have a record of teaching excellence and a commitment to teaching undergraduate students from a diverse population. As a full-time lecturer, the expected teaching load will be four courses per semester involving a range of general education, introductory and upper division courses for both programs (i.e., EAR and GEO). In addition, the successful candidate will be willing to advise undergraduate students and perform service within the Department and College.
Department and College
The Department of Earth Science & Geography, College of Natural and Behavioral Science offers separate undergraduate degrees in both Earth Science and Geography. Both programs feature a strong emphasis on understanding the natural world and human management of its natural resources. We also offer minors in Earth Science and Geography and a certificate in Geotechniques (which includes GIS and remote sensing). The Department emphasizes field activities and hands-on experiences for undergraduate students. Many of our courses include field trips which provide opportunities for students to experience firsthand the topics covered in the classroom. Our programs promote the development of an informed citizenry for wise decision-making on issues related to natural resources, environmental quality, and sustainability, and provide technical training for entry into careers which pursue those emphases.
- Ph.D. or ABD (with Ph.D. awarded prior to start of employment) in earth science, physical geography or other closely related field. Specialization is open, although preferences include experience with service learning and/or engaging the local community in citizen science. An M.S. degree will be considered in exceptional circumstances.
- Evidence of successful teaching experience and a willingness to participate in service to the department.
- Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
The successful candidate is required to complete a thorough background check and the employment offer can be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying or falsified information.
CSU Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive public university located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. With approximately 300 full-time faculty, the University serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.
How to Apply
While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin March 22, 2017
Register your online application at https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
and have the following documents as a single file by March 22:
- Cover letter
- Current curricula vitae
- List of three references with contact information
- Statement on teaching philosophy
- Statement on research interests and activities
- Photocopy of terminal degree
Instructions on how to submit a single document link: http://www4.csudh.edu/Assets/CSUDH-Sites/HR/docs/External-Applicant-FAQs-final.pdf
Applicants that are selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified by the Search Committee when to submit their 3 letters of recommendation and official transcripts, directly to the email address of firstname.lastname@example.org
, or you may mail directly to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Dr. John Keyantash
Department of Earth Science & Geography
CSU, Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/
, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3693.
Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
Location: Carson, CA
Job Type: Full Time Hire
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