Adjunct Faculty

Rancho Cordova, California
Feb 28, 2017
Faculty Jobs
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Faculty Pool - California Northstate University College of Health Sciences (CHS), Rancho Cordova, California, USA

Position Description:

The California Northstate University College of Health Sciences (CNUCHS) is continually seeking excellent teaching faculty for part-time instruction. Listed below are subject areas for which there is a continuous need for part-time instructors, with ‘*’ indicating immediate need.

Job ClassificationPart-time, non-exempt.

Review of ApplicationsApplications are received in an ongoing basis. Fall semester applicant review will begin April 1st and Spring semester applicant review will begin November 1st.

Anticipated Start DateFall semester start date will be August 1st; Spring semester start date will be January 1st.  

Reporting Responsibility:  Reports directly to the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.

Education and Experience:   A master’s degree in the discipline is the minimum requirement, although a doctorate is preferred (and ABD’s may be considered). At least one year of teaching experience in the subject area is required. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and relevant experience. Official transcripts and copy of diploma are required when hired.

Job Description: Part-time faculty members are expected to maintain the highest standard of classroom teaching excellence, adhere to college policy, and hold regular office hours for student assistance. Part time faculty members may also be asked to attend regular meetings with course lead faculty to maintain alignment with institutional and course learning outcomes.

The college maintains a year-round pool of applicants interested in teaching as adjunct faculty members. Applications are gladly accepted at any time. Specific questions regarding course content, required qualifications or additional application materials should be addressed directly to the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.

Anticipated Course Openings in the College of Health Sciences:


Course Description and number:

Art and Music

Art  / Music Appreciation (*ARMU 110 and *ARMU 120)


General Biology (Biol 110 and Biol 120)


General Chemistry (Chem 110 and *Chem 120)


Composition (Engl 110 and Engl 120)


US Government (*Govt110)


Differential and Integral Calculus (*Math 130);

Applied Statistics (Math 120)


General Psychology (Psyc 110)


Additional Information: Below is a list of resources useful to prospective applicants:

The Course Catalog provides a general description of the regularly offered courses and lists the instructional schedule for the upcoming semester.

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter of interest that addresses qualifications, experience and career goals
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Supplemental Application (add link to supplemental document)
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) references who can be contacted by the Search Committee and who can speak to the candidate’s professional qualifications.
  • Optional materials may include: relevant evaluation materials, certificates, and/or professional experience.

Please submit ALL application materials to the HR Department by email.

California Northstate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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