The AERO Department in the College of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking two (2) full time lecturers for the 2024-2025 academic year. Full-time appointments will be made from a list of accepted applicants as determined by need and are contingent on funding. Candidates with extensive industry experience are encouraged to apply. Eligible candidates should be capable of teaching in the following disciplines: Propulsion, orbital mechanics, space environment, attitude determination and control, telecommunications, and space structures.
Initial rank and salary for lecturer faculty are based on professional experience and educational background and are determined by the hiring department. Most new lecturers are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank. As of July 2022, the classification salary ranges for the respective ranks are:
Lecturer A: $4,530-$6,056
Lecturer B: $5,405-$11,994
Lecturer C: $6,190-$13,172
Lecturer D: $7,794-$13,797
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
B.S. in Aerospace Engineering or related field. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.
M.S or Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or related field. Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities.
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.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates must attach (1) a cover letter, (2) resume/curriculum vitae, (3) copy of unofficial transcripts of highest degree, (4) diversity statement, and (5) statement of teaching philosophy. If applicable, please attach a list of CSU/university courses taught and courses requesting consideration to teach. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application.
Department Contact: Dr. David Marshall (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin March 29,2024 and will continue until the positions are filled.