college of natural and social science

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position: Graduate Assistant for Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Starting Date: Fall 2009 and ongoing.

Minimum Qualifications: Degree-seeking graduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy to assist with laboratories, tutorials and large lectures. Graduate Assistants must be registered in a CSU graduate degree program and must be enrolled in courses towards the completion of that graduate degree during the appointment period. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

Preferred Qualifications: None.

Duties: Under the general supervision of the Department Chair, provides support for 100 and 200 series Physics and Astronomy large lectures and laboratories and 200-level activity/tutorials.

Salary: Current Graduate Assistant rate for an average of 20 hours per week.

The University

California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

Required Documentation: Standard documentation includes: curriculum vita, two letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form.

Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Applicants will be notified of their appointment to a position by e-mail and/or telephone.

Application Deadline: Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to: Physics and Astronomy California State University, Los Angeles 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032-8206

Exception: Exceptions to minimum qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the hiring department/authority.

Note: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.
In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 10/13/2009