Full Time Lecturer in Physics

Job Summary

Visiting and Non-tenure Faculty Positions
California State University, Stanislaus
Department of Physics, Physical Science & Geology
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement
In-Person Location(s)

Turlock, CA
United States

Job Description

POSITION: Full-Time lecturer position in Physics. The Department of Physics, Physical Sciences and Geology invites applications for a full-time lecturer position for Fall 2024. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to be an effective teacher and to work with students from diverse backgrounds. Responsibilities include teaching lower-division service courses and labs, and general education courses in Astronomy and Physics, and maybe some upper-division courses for Physics majors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:      M.S. in Physics, Astronomy, or a related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Astronomy, Physics, or closely related field is preferred. Experience in teaching undergraduate Astronomy or Physics will enhance a candidate’s application.

HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:      A complete application must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; a professional résumé, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Dr. Susan Mokhtari

Department of Physics, Physical Sciences and Geology

College of Science

California State University Stanislaus

One University Circle

Turlock, CA 95382

[email protected]

Consideration of applications will begin upon submission of complete documentation and work being available.

To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.


Compensation and Benefits

Included Benefits


COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

Newly hired lecturers with terminal degrees are placed in Range 3 of the salary schedule and others are normally placed in Range 2. Starting salaries are usually at or near the minimum of the range. The full-time (15 units per semester) monthly base salaries indicated in the schedules are prorated based on the number of units assigned and are paid in six monthly payments for each full semester. Salary rates for California State University Lecturers (Academic Year) can be found in the schedules linked below.



•             Range 2

•             Range 3

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Mar 26
Application Deadline
2024 May 23


Dr. Susan Mokhtari