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ASTR 342 Fall 2013

ASTR 342 - Elements of Astronomy
(Fall 2013)
Physics Department
College of Science and Mathematics


California State University San Marcos’s Physics Department seeks a part-time lecturer to teach ASTR 342 - Elements of Astronomy -  in Fall 2013.  The course meets on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Temecula Extension and is in lecture format.  The candidate should have experience in teaching physics and astronomy. 

Minimum qualifications for the position include:  an MA or higher and relevant teaching experience.

Preferred requirements for the position include: a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy.

Please submit a completed Faculty Application, a curriculum vita with three current references, and a letter of interest to

Timeline A review of applications will be begin on August 1, 2013; 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  for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.

Successful hires must have degree information verified through official transcripts or degree-verification services.

An offer of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of background checks. Should the results of the background checks not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated. Falsification of information may also be cause for termination of employment, corrective action, or rejection.  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.