GES 103 - The Life and Environmental Sciences Around Us (Spring 2018) Department of Biological Sciences College of Science and Mathematics
The Department of Biological Sciences at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Spring 2018 to teach GES 103 - The Life and Environmental Sciences Around Us. Lecture times may include daytime and/or evening hours. The candidate should have experience in teaching in related fields.
GES 103 - The Life and Environmental Sciences Around Us. Introduces some of the basic concepts and ideas of life and environmental sciences and demonstrates how they are applicable to the world around us. Fundamental ideas to be introduced include evolution, biological molecules, genetics, physiology, and ecology. The scientific principles will be covered from a conceptual viewpoint at a level suitable for non-science majors. Lecture and lab times may include daytime and/or evening hours.
*Classes run from 1/22/2018 through 5/11/2018, final exam will fall between 5/12/2018 and 5/17/2018. Grades due 5/24/2018.
Master’s degree in biological sciences (or equivalent) and teaching experience in college level biological classes.
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or equivalent. The ideal candidate would have teaching/experience with biological science majors in courses or internships similar to the course description above.
Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching (this language must be included in the preferred qualifications).
Documentation of teaching effectiveness and sample course syllabi submission are strongly encouraged when available.
Timeline: A review of applications will begin on November 28, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the 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. 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 the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form. Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful lif...e in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.