Tenure Track Faculty - Mammalian Physiologist

California State University, Sacramento in Sacramento, CA

  • Industry: Education - Post Secondary - Faculty, Mathematics And Natural Sciences
  • Type: Full Time
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Posting Details


Position Information
Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Mammalian Physiologist

Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty

Full/Part Time Full Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Tenure Information Tenure Track

Rank Assistant Professor

Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience

Department Biological Sciences

Hiring Department Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences, which is part of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at California State University, Sacramento is one of the largest programs on campus, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 60 Master's 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 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.
Biological Sciences faculty are active research and pedagogical scholars who primarily emphasize innovative teaching and student success. Faculty work closely with their students in small classes, instructional laboratories, advising sessions, and have opportunities for mentoring in their area of expertise. The Department has recently moved into a new state-of-the-art science building with molecular biology and imaging resources and a mammalian cell culture facility. Additionally, the College has a growing consortium of faculty pursuing student success and science education research. The Department does not have a vertebrate vivarium. Faculty also nurture strong relationships with community partners, providing bridges for students to engage in internships, service-learning, and off-campus research experiences.



Essential Duties

  • Teaching lower division, upper division, and graduate level courses in area of expertise. Additional assignments may include the teaching of general education classes and capstone courses, depending on the needs of the Department.
  • Developing a scholarly research program.
  • Providing service to the Department and University.
  • Providing service and/or outreach to the community.
  • Academic and career advising for students.



    Appointment Specifics

    This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in the Fall 2020 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.



    Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biology, Physiology, 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 that can be adapted to a comprehensive state university where teaching is the primary focus.



    Preferred Qualifications

  • Coursework and/or experience teaching human physiology at the college level.
  • Experience using innovative teaching strategies to foster student success.
  • Experience with and/or potential to provide academic and career advising for Biological Sciences students.
  • Experience with diverse student populations.
  • Commitment to providing service to the institution and community.


    Posting Detail Information
    Posting Number F0169P

    Anticipated Start Date Fall 2020

    Initial Application Review 02/01/2020

    Open Until Filled Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    A LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING UNDER "Documents Needed to Apply". Diversity Statement: As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working environment for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you learned working with diverse populations? Please limit your response to 500 words.



    Eligibility Verification

    Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).



    Campus Diversity Statement

    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.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

    It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

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    Background Check Disclaimer

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.



    California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

    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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


    Associated topics: cytometry, dietician, histology, medicine, microbiological, pharmacometrics, physiology, therapeutic, therapy, virus

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