Job No: 496514
Work Type: Instructional Faculty – Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Faculty – Agriculture, Temporary, Part Time
APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM, SO APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON VERY SHORT NOTICE.
BIORESOURCE AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING – PART-TIME LECTURER POOL. The BioResource & Agricultural Engineering Department within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is seeking applications for a pool of part-time lecturers. Positions available as determined by need during the 2020-21 academic year. Possible teaching assignments in the areas of engineering surveying, power and machinery, mechanical fabrication, agricultural mechanics, irrigation and water resources.
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.
BS in Agricultural Engineering, Mechanized Agriculture, or related field required.
PREFERRED PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS
MS preferred. Industrial experience in related fields highly desirable.
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. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will not sponsor an H-1B for this position.
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.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The BioResource & Agricultural Engineering Department at Cal Poly has approximately 300 undergraduate students and 11 faculty members. The Department is recognized for the excellence of its engineering and management programs based on the success of its graduates, the expertise of its faculty, the excellence of its research and outreach programs and for the support it receives from engineering and management firms and alumni. The BioResource & Agricultural Engineering Department has graduated many top leaders in the California agricultural sector and beyond.
HOW TO APPLY
Please attach a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, copy of unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned, summary of CSU courses previously taught, and a list of courses requesting consideration to teach to your online faculty application. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your application. Review date begins June 2, 2020. Selected applicants will be required to submit sealed official transcripts of highest degree and signed application prior to appointment. For additional information contact: Dr. Peter Livingston, BioResource & Agricultural Engineering Department Head, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407; phone (805) 756-2378; fax (805) 756-2626.
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