- Ph.D. in the Biological Sciences or related discipline, and
postdoctoral (or equivalent postgraduate) experience with training
and research in the area of physiology.
- Demonstrated potential as an effective instructor of Biology
courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and ability to
teach upper-division and graduate courses in candidate’s area of
- Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with
colleagues and with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus
community with a substantial population of first-generation
- Peer-reviewed publications in the area of physiology.
- Compelling plan to develop and sustain an independent research
program involving students that will lead to original,
- Encouraging applicants with expertise including (but not
limited to) neurobiology, invertebrate physiology, or fields that
support research experiences applicable to human health
- Background and expertise that enhances and complements existing
- Strong record of peer-reviewed, published research commensurate
with years since receiving Ph.D., including publications from work
initiated after receiving Ph.D.
- Experience, and evidence of effectiveness, as instructor of
record at the college level
- Experience in active learning instructional practices
The successful candidate will contribute to Biology course
instruction at the lower-division, upper division, and graduate
levels. They will also be given the opportunity to develop new
undergraduate and graduate lecture and/or laboratory courses in
their area of expertise. The successful candidate will develop an
independently-funded research program involving CSUSM students, a
responsibility that is facilitated by modest internal research
funding and institutional support for grant writing. The successful
candidate will also participate in activities serving the
department, college, university, and community.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $7,500 - $8,180 per month
CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,405 - $11,994 per month
Click Apply Now to complete the CSUSM Online Employment Application
and attach the following documents:
- Cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred
- A curriculum vitae that notes teaching experience.
- A statement of teaching philosophy (up to two pages)
- A description of past research accomplishments as well as plans
for future research involving CSUSM students (up to three
- Narrative statement describing your commitment to working
effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a
multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a
substantial population of first-generation students (up to two
- Three professional references.
- Reprints of representative publications and works in process
(up to 4).
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2023, and will
continue until the position is filled. To ensure full
consideration, all applicant materials should be completed by the
deadline. Files missing letters of recommendation will be reviewed,
but letters of recommendation must be submitted before an interview
invitation will be made.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have
experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a
demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to
junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher
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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.
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under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is
required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU
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as a condition
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verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer
of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a
background check, including a criminal records check, and may be
rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information
and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or
falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the continued employment of a current
CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
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, the CSU is
prohibited from hiring employees to perform CSU-related work
outside California. Working in the State of California is a
condition of employment.
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