Physical Chemistry: Part-Time Temporary Faculty

Apr 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job #7038

Humboldt State University's Department of Chemistry invites applications to our temporary faculty pool. The department seeks to hire a lecturer for Fall 2017 with the possibility of reappointment in future terms. Dependent upon qualifications, course load may be up to 14 units (0.93 timebase). Instructional assignments for available courses may include: General Chemistry (CHEM 109 or 110 lecture, discussion and labs) and Physical Chemistry (CHEM 361).

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field with appropriate Chemistry background and successful teaching experience or academic or professional work related to appropriate field. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the subject matter of the course(s) through relevant training and teaching experience is required for some courses. To view minimum qualifications for specific courses, visit our Temporary Faculty Pool listing at:

Salary and Benefits: Salary is dependent on the appointee's qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at:

Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package for faculty. Information about the benefits plans can be found at: Lecturers with at least a .40 time base (6 units) for one semester are eligible for benefits.

General Information: Humboldt State University is part of the 23-campus California State University system. The University has a comprehensive arts and sciences curriculum, which is recognized nationally for its high academic quality. Founded in 1913, HSU is one of the premier, public institutions in the western United States; it is a residential and rural campus with an enrollment of approximately 8,000 students. The main campus is located in Arcata, California, in the northwestern part of the state along the coast, situated among redwood trees in an area that offers unmatched scenic beauty, moderate climate and opportunities for outdoor activities. The surrounding Humboldt County locale has a population of 130,000. The community offers an excellent range of businesses, services and cultural activities/performances. The local schools are ranked in the top performance percentiles, both nationally and in the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at:

Application: Qualified candidates should complete Form 580: Application for Lecturer Appointment ( and attach all of the following required application materials, and submit electronically, in PDF format, to:
  • Application for Academic Employment
  • Online Supplemental Application for Academic Employment
  • Current CV
  • List of courses taught that are relevant to the position
  • Names and contact information of at least 3 references

Questions regarding available courses and application procedures should be directed to Joshua Smith, Professor and Department Chair, at:

Application Deadline: Courses and assignments are open until filled.

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


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