The Department of Liberal Studies at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for academic year 2017/18 to teach GEOG 341 – Nature and Society in California. Candidates should have interests in or experience in teaching a class addressing the following content: “Has California influenced people or have people changed California? A review of the historical context within which Spanish, Mexican, European, and Asian settlers arrived in California including consideration of the state’s physical geography, the evolution of nature-society relationships, related myths, social relations, economic trajectories, political currents, and cultural dynamics. Through readings and film, discussion and lecture, students pursue classic themes in geography such as natural resource exploitation, regional development, and urban-rural relations.”
Minimum requirements for the position include: a Master’s degree in a related field.
Preferred requirements for the position include: a Ph.D. in a related field and experience teaching courses in physical geography. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching.
Timeline: A review of applications will begin on July 5, 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 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.