Earth and Environmental Sciences - Temporary Faculty

Job description

Job Title: Earth and Environmental Sciences - Temporary Faculty
Job ID: 13121

    California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity

    Temporary Faculty Positions (also know as "Adjunct" faculty on some campuses) are continuous recruitment and positions are filled upon department need. Temporary Faculty benefit eligibility depends on appointment length and number of units per semester. Salary placement for temporary faculty depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.


Position Summary

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) hires for each semester on an as-needed basis. If you are interested, please submit your resume on-line. Qualified applicants will be retained in the applicant pool for two years and will be contacted if/when needed.

The EES Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for the Part-Time Temporary Faculty Applicant Pool. The EES Department is looking for instructors to teach the following courses:

  • EES 1. Natural Disasters and Earth Resources
  • EES 4. Environmental Science
  • EES 9. Introduction to Earth Science
  • EES 112. Planet Earth through Time
  • EES 167. Oceans and Atmosphere and Climate
  • EES 168. California's Earth System
  • NSCI 4. Science and Nonsense: Facts, Fads, and Critical Thinking
  • NSCI 115. Environmental Earth and Life Science
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    Overview

    The EES Department prepares students to pursue a broad range of careers in academia, industry, government and teaching, by providing them with educational training and the indoor and outdoor opportunities to obtain a solid foundation in the Earth and Environmental Sciences.

    Earth and Environmental Sciences are interdisciplinary, integrating principles of physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics, as well as quantitative and critical thinking skills, to address geological and environmental issues related to the solid earth, the oceans, and the atmosphere. To this end, the Department's programs and courses are designed to encompass a broad spectrum of basic scientific disciplines.

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    Required Education

    M.S. in Geology or equivalent from an accredited institution.

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    Required Experience

    Evidence of successful teaching experience is required. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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    Preferred Qualifications

    Ph.D. in Geology or equivalent from an accredited institution.

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    Application Procedures

    Review of applications are conducted prior to each Fall and Spring semester. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at http://jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and stating your interest in teaching; 2) a curriculum vita or resume; 3) a list of three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit 1) three letters of recommendation and 2) official transcripts. For inquiries contact the search committee chair, Dr. Robert Dundas, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, 2576 E. San Ramon Ave., MS ST 24, Fresno, CA 93740; Phone: 559.278.3086; Email: [email protected]

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    Other Requirements

    In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

    A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

    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 CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.

    Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

    California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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    Posted: 9/15/2019
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