Monday, October 24, 2016

TT at California State University, Stanislaus

Faculty Position in Physics. The Department of Physics and Geology at California State University, Stanislaus, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2017 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to be an effective teacher and to work with students from diverse backgrounds. Responsibilities include teaching lower division service courses, upper division courses for Physics majors, and general education courses in Physics and Astronomy.

We seek an applicant with a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field.

Prior teaching experience is a plus. Applicants with any area of research specialization will be considered for this position, although an experimentalist and/or having astronomy background is preferred.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts or the equivalent, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Rose Zhang, Program Coordinator
Department of Physics, Physical Sciences, and Geology
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382

Electronic copies of application materials will also be accepted and can be sent to:

Application screening will begin 11/1/2016; position will be open until filled.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

The College of Sciences is one of four colleges on campus and is comprised of the Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Sciences, Geology, Nursing, Psychology and Child Development departments. With about 2000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, the College of Sciences is one of the fastest growing colleges in the University. The Department of Physics, Physical Sciences and Geology is housed in the new, state-of-the-art 110,000 square foot Naraghi Hall of Science. The Physics programs offer the study in the Physics and Physical Sciences for students seeking the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science. To learn more about us, visit our Web site at:

California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.

CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices: and

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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

The annual Campus Security and Fire Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and, campus fire statistics. You can obtain a copy of this report on the web at:

To request a printed copy call: (209) 667-3572; Fax: (209) 667-3104; or

Information regarding Campus Security Reports at other locations can be found on the web at:

The university requires a criminal background check to be completed for all of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Necessary background investigations will be conducted, as required, depending upon the job requirements of position. These could include, but are not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and criminal records checks via processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, as well as, license verification upon employment. Additionally, all applicants or employees whose responsibilities include regular or direct contact with minor children are subject to the child abuse background check. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Full disclosure of all misdemeanors and felonies should be made in connection with this application.