college of natural & social sciences

Department of Geosciences & Environment

POSITION: Lecturer, temporary, non-tenure-track faculty positions with the possibility of renewal for additional quarters.  

STARTING DATE: Quarterly, beginning Winter 2012.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have a Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited university.   Demonstrated excellence in teaching at a college level.  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.  Appointment or elevation to Range C or D requires the appropriate terminal degree. Exception to minimum qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the hiring department/authority.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates with Doctoral degrees.

DUTIES: Candidate will teach undergraduate courses and in addition, the instructor is expected to be reasonably available to address student questions outside of scheduled class time. 

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one 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.

SALARY RANGE: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form.

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

APPLICATION: Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

Dr. Ali Modarres, Chair
Department of Geosciences & Environment
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8222

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: 01/19/2012