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Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
Physics Department
Full-Time Lecturers

Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university and is part of the 23-campus California State University system. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The emphasis of the University is a "learn by doing" educational experience for its students.

Cal Poly offers excellent fringe benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement (Social Security and Public Employees’ Retirement System - PERS), and educational benefits for eligible employees. Eligibility is subject to collective bargaining unit and policy. Employees may also be eligible for other benefit programs, such as employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, depending on their employee category.

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT, FULL-TIME LECTURER. The Physics Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA is seeking to hire one or more Full-Time Lecturers for academic year 2018-2019 (with possible extension) to begin September 13, 2018. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Primary duties and responsibilities are to teach undergraduate physics (and possibly astronomy) lecture and lab courses. A Ph.D. in physics or astronomy (or a closely related field with a strong physics background) is required. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed before September 13, 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of (or potential for) excellence in teaching. Candidates in all stages of their career are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete a required online faculty application, and submit your completed application to requisition #104730. Please attach to your online application a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts. Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of three references when completing your application. In addition, you may be required to submit a short teaching video. Official transcripts will be required prior to an appointment.

Positions are open until filled. Review of applications will begin April 6, 2018; applications received after that date may be considered. For information about the Physics Department please see For questions, phone or email the Physics Department at 805-756-2448, or

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. EEO.
Internal Number: 104730