The Department of Biological Sciences at California State University, Sacramento is one of the largest programs on campus, with approximately 1,400 undergraduate and 60 Masters students, 32 permanent faculty, approximately 40 temporary faculty, and 11 technical and administrative support team members. Students in our department come from diverse academic, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Faculty and staff are committed to equity and diversity programs that ensure student success in the STEM disciplines. The Department prides itself on the collaborative nature in which students, staff, and faculty work together in a professional and supportive environment to ensure one another's success.
- Teach lower-division courses and upper-division courses in area of expertise within the biological sciences. - Teach general education classes and capstone courses, depending on the needs of the Department. - Develop a scholarly research program. - Provide service to the Department and University. - Provide service and/or outreach to the community. - Academic and career advising of students.
- Ph.D. in Biology, Plant Biology, or a related discipline. If ABD, candidates must complete the doctoral degree by August 2020. - Prior college teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence. - Ability to develop a research program involving undergraduate and/or Master's degree students.
- Experience using innovative teaching strategies to foster student success. - Experience using molecular and cellular techniques to study the interaction of plants with other species, the environment, and/or other aspects of plant development or physiology - Ability to advise students with an interest in careers in plant biology. - Experience with diverse student populations.
Initial Application Review: 11/11/2019
Posting Number: F0152P
Internal Number: 4513
About California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.