Biology (20/21 NSME 15)

California State University
September 15, 2020
Bakersfield, CA
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Campus: Bakersfield

Position: Lecturer (Plant Biology)

Type: Lecturer
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Available: January 2021

Location: Department of Biology
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway, 61 SCI Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Contacts: Dr. Paul Smith, chair
Department of Biology

Vanessa Mayorga
Administrative Support Coordinator
Department of Biology

Application Deadline Date: Review begins October 23, 2020; position open until filled.

Description: Full time lecturer position for one-year to teach: a) lower division undergraduate lecture/laboratory Plant biology course to majors, b) other possible courses in the major depending on area of expertise, and c) possible lecture and lab courses in general education for non-science majors.

Qualifications: a) Ph.D. in Biology or related field (expertise in plant biology required); b) experience in teaching courses in plant biology; c) commitment to a quality undergraduate liberal arts education and a biology program that emphasizes student research projects involving problem solving, data analysis, and writing.

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: Electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, a written description of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Vanessa Mayorga (contact and location as stated 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 and University Police at (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to their department website at

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

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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