Temporary Faculty

Rancho Cordova, California
Mar 09, 2018
College of Health Sciences
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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

Position Description:

The California Northstate University College of Health Science (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 ClassificationFTE as assigned, part-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 subject area is the minimum requirement, although a doctorate is often preferred (and ABD’s may be considered). Teaching experience in the subject area is generally highly desired and may be required. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and relevant experience. Official Transcripts may be required upon hire.

Job Description: Part-time faculty 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 may also be asked to attend regular meetings with course lead faculty to maintain alignment with institutional and course learning outcomes.

Each department maintains a year-round pool of applicants interested in teaching as a lecturer. Applications are gladly accepted at any time. Specific questions regarding course content, required qualifications or additional application materials should be addressed directly to the Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Assessment.

Anticipated Course Openings in the College of Health Science:


Course Description and number:

Art and Music

Art and Music Appreciation (*Armu 110/120)


General Biology (Biol 110 and Biol 120); Anatomy (*Bio 210); Physiology (Biol 220); Biochemistry (*Biol 240); Neuroscience (Biol 410); Pharmacology (Biol 430)


General Chemistry (Chem 110 and Chem 120);

Communication and Leadership

Oral Communication (*Comm110); Leadership (Coll 420)


Composition (Engl 110 and Engl 120)


Macroeconomics (Econ 210)


Applied Statistics (Math 120); Pre-Calculus (Math 125); Differential and Integral Calculus (Math 130)


General Psychology (Psyc 110); Social Psychology (Psyc220); Abnormal Psychology (Psyc 410); Psychology for Healthcare Practitioners (Psyc430); Sociology (Socl 110 and Socl 410);

Student Success

Student Success Seminar (Coll 100 and Coll 105)

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 (see below to submit additional info)
  • 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.

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

Supplemental Application Materials for CNUCSHS Temporary Faculty Appointment:



Appointment Term:

  • Summer 2018 (see list of courses with ‘*’ for immediate need)
  • Fall 2018
  • Spring 2019

Please list the courses for which you are qualified for and interested in teaching.

Course #

Course Title


Please list all courses previously taught (with brief description of the course, your role, and when you taught) relevant to the department for which you are applying, if any.

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