Lecturer, Chemistry

Lecturer, Chemistry
School of Natural Science, Mathematics, and Engineering
Position #: 17/18 NSME 09

Position: Lecturer

Type: Full-time

Academic Year: 2017/18
Available: Fall, 2017

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Engineering
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway, SCI 62
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Dr. Danielle Solano
Search Committee Chair
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Application Deadline Date: Submit applications by April 8, 2017 for full consideration.

Announcement Deletion Date: August 1, 2017

Description: Full time lecturer position to teach: a) lower division undergraduate lecture/laboratory chemistry courses to majors and non-majors and b) upper division lecture/laboratory courses depending on area of expertise. This is a 1 year appointment with the possibility for renewal based on performance, course demand, and budget.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related discipline is required. ABD may be considered if dissertation can be completed within the first year of the appointment. Must be committed to quality undergraduate education.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in physical chemistry is strongly preferred, although all areas will be considered. University teaching experience strongly desired, especially in area of expertise.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application: Electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Danielle Solano. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

School Information:
The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics currently houses eight departments. Visit the web page at
http://www.csub.edu/nsme/departments/index.html for ad-ditional information about the School's programs and the area.

Department Information:
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry currently consists of seven tenure track faculty, five full time lecturers and over 200 active majors. The department offers the ACS-approved BS degree in Chemistry, BS in Biochemistry as well as concentrations in Food Chemistry, Management and Marketing, and Occupational Safety and Health Management. The department has strong involvement in general education and service courses for related majors.

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 7,000 students. The University services a socially and ethnically diverse population of 600,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city of Bakersfield (population over 300,000) 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 Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.

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