Department of Geological Sciences
Position: Teaching Associate/”Earth Revealed and Oceanography labs”
Starting Date: Beginning of Fall 2009 Quarter through the end of June 30, 2009
Minimum Qualifications: Degree-seeking graduate student in the Department of Geological Sciences to perform instruction. Teaching associates must be registered in a CSU graduate degree program and must be enrolled in courses towards the completion of that graduate degree during the teaching associate appointment period. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, have the potential for excellent teaching, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Desire for a career in college teaching. Deadlines for application and notification. Applications will be accepted 3 weeks prior to the quarter applying for employment and all applicants will be notified by mail.
Duties: Under supervision of faculty, successful candidates will teach laboratory sections of undergraduate Earth Revealed and Oceanography Labs. They may be required to attend weekly meetings with the lab coordinator for the class and they may be expected to attend some lectures associated with labs that they are teaching.
Salary: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.
Required Documentation: Standard documentation includes: letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/docs/forms/Empl_applic_academic.pdf Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Deadline: Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to: Dr. Kim Bishop, Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, (323) 343-2409, California State University, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032. Exceptions to minimum qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the hiring department/authority.
Note: 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 as a condition of employment.
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