Wednesday, March 22, 2017

FT at California State University, Bakersfield

Lecturer in Physics
School of Natural Science, Mathematics, and Engineering

Position #: 17/18 NSME 08
Type: Temporary, Full-time Lecture (Academic Year)
Available: 21 August 2017

Department of Physics & Engineering
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering
California State University, Bakersfield

Ms. Estrella Garibay
Search and Screening Committee
Department of Physics and Engineering, 64 SCI
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Application Deadline Date: To insure full consideration, apply by April 15, 2017 (position open until filled)

Description: Full Time Lecturer position (renewable yearly pending funding, and subject to performance review) to teach lower- and upper-division Physics, General Education and Physics for Liberal Studies, including the associated laboratories.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Physics. Applicants are expected to have excellent academic credentials and a proven ability to teach courses and laboratory sessions effectively.

Background Check: 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.

Mandated Reporter: 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.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application: The application package must include an application letter detailing candidate's qualifications and experience relative to the position description, a statement of teaching philosophy (one page), curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be requested of applicants being seriously considered. For questions, contact Ms. Estrella Garibay at (661) 654-2664 or E-mail: Send the package by email to this address, or by regular mail to the contact address above. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety/University Police at (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to the Department of Public Safety website at the following:

School Information: The School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering currently houses seven departments. Visit the web page at for additional information about the School's programs and the area.

Department Information: The Department of Physics and Engineering currently offers a BS in Physics, a BS in Engineering Sciences (with optional emphases in Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Management, and Petroleum Engineering), a BA in Natural Sciences (intended for prospective High School teachers), and a Preengineering program. The department is very active in peer-reviewed research and encourages work involving undergraduates.

General Information: California State University, Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is one of twenty-three campuses of the CSU System and currently has an enrollment of over 8,800 students. The University services a socially and ethnically diverse population of 800,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city of Bakersfield (population over 380,000) is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley and has a much lower cost of living than coastal California. Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada Mountains are all within a two-hour drive from campus.

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status