Temporary Faculty Pool Listings

Listed below, by college and department, are subject areas for which there is an intermittent need for part-time lecturers to supplement the departments' applicant pools.

Position Type: Lecturer

Availability: As needed

Application Deadline: Open and Ongoing. Applications are kept on file for three years.

Application Process and Materials: Applications are submitted via Interfolio. Materials generally include a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for professional references. See each department's application link for additional materials that may be requested, such as unofficial transcripts, sample syllabi, or student evaluations.

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: http://www.humboldt.edu/aps/docs/salary/Salary-Schedule.pdf

Lecturers are paid using the Academic Year pay schedule (see left-hand column on Salary Schedule linked above). Monthly salaries listed here represent a full-time workload, or 15 Weighted Teaching Units (WTUs). For more information on how Academic Year faculty are paid, see the Explanation of the Distribution of Pay.

The University: HSU is committed to eliminating opportunity gaps for marginalized student groups by adopting dynamic, student-centered practices and policies. We value serving students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations.

The ideal candidates will demonstrate a shared commitment to the academic and professional success of our diverse student body. We will prioritize applicants who demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to diversity and its value in professional and educational communities. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded educator who is committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, and students on closing opportunity gaps.

Humboldt State University sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). The Humboldt State University campus in Northern California is in close proximity to several thriving Native American tribes and communities. Humboldt State currently has the largest percentage of Native American students in the CSU system and has over 30 Native American faculty and staff, many from local area California Indian tribes. HSU is home to a number of leading Native American programs including the Indian Tribal Education and Personnel Program (ITEPP) and the Indian Natural Resource, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP). There are also many opportunities at HSU to conduct research, teaching and community work on Native American history and cultures, with resources in Special Collections at the HSU library. The Humboldt Room in the Library has fantastic resources for tribally focused archive materials from the region. HSU strives to build a supportive and inclusive Native community and engages with Native communities through initiatives and opportunities like the annual California Indian Big Time, Indigenous People's Week, and a chance to network with other faculty and staff as part of the HSU Council of American Indian Faculty and Staff. For more information, please visit: http://www.humboldt.edu/nativeprograms/

  1. Anthropology (Job #7034)

    The Department

    See Department website here: http://anthropology.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    The Department of Anthropology houses several subdisciplines, including biological anthropology, cultural or linguistic anthropology, and archaeology. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    See each area for required and preferred qualifications.

    ANTH 103 Biological Anthropology (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 104 Cultural Anthropology (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 105 Archaeology and World Prehistory (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 180 Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 305 Human Evolutionary Biology, Diversity & Health (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 306 World Regions Cultural Seminar (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology or archaeology)
    ANTH 310 History of Anthropology (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 316 Anthropology and Development (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 317 Women and Development  (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 318 Ethnography (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 329 Special Topics in Social Anthropology (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 330 Method & Theory in Biological Anthropology (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 331 Paleoanthropology (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 332 Skeletal Biology & Forensics (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 333 Primate Adaptation & Evolution (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 334 Anthropology, Ecology & Conservation (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 335 Topics in Evolutionary Medicine (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 338 Biological Anthropology Lab (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 339 Special Topics: Biological Anthropology (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 340 Language & Culture (subdiscipline: cultural or linguistic anthropology)
    ANTH 341 Anthropological Linguistics (subdiscipline: cultural or linguistic anthropology)
    ANTH 350 Method & Theory in Archaeology (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 351 Archaeological Materials Analysis (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 352 Experimental Archaeology (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 353 Archaeology of Warfare (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 354 Cultural Resource Management (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 357 Field Archaeology (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 358 Archaeology Lab (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 359 Special Topics : Archaeology (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 390 World Regions Cultural Seminar (subdiscipline: cultural anthropology or archaeology)
    ANTH 394 Regional Survey of North American Archaeology (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 395 Mesoamerican Archaeology (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 410 Anthropology Capstone (subdiscipline: open)
    ANTH 485 Senior Seminar (subdiscipline: depends on specific course offering)
    ANTH 618 Qualitative Methods & Analysis (subdiscipline: applied or cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 621 Anthropology & Globalization(subdiscipline: cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 637 Applied Biological Anthropology (subdiscipline: biological anthropology)
    ANTH 654 Cultural Resource Management (subdiscipline: archaeology)
    ANTH 670 Introduction to Applied Anthropology (subdiscipline: applied anthropology)
    ANTH 671 Methods in Applied Anthropology (subdiscipline: applied anthropology)
    ANTH 672 Theory in Applied Anthropology (subdiscipline: applied anthropology)
    ANTH 673 Anthropology Careers & Management Strategy (subdiscipline: applied anthropology)
    ANTH 674 Research Project Design (subdiscipline: applied anthropology)
    ANTH 678 Applied Anthropology Pro Seminar (subdiscipline: applied anthropology)
    ANTH 679 Applied Anthropology Region (subdiscipline: applied or cultural anthropology)
    ANTH 680 Graduate Seminar (subdiscipline: depends on specific course offering)
    ANTH 682 Anthropology Internship / Field Placement (subdiscipline: applied anthropology)
    ANTH 690 Thesis (subdiscipline: depends on specific course offering)
    ANTH 695 Field Research (subdiscipline: depends on specific course offering)

    Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications

    Degree: Ph.D. in Anthropology with a specialization in the subdiscipline of interest, OR a terminal degree in a closely related field directly tied to the courses of interest.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience as demonstrated by excellent teaching evaluations, especially in the subdiscipline (and, if taught previously, in the courses) of interest.

    Additional criteria for choosing among qualified candidates: Demonstrated mastery of and focus in the specific subject matter of the course(s), as evaluated through factors such as previous teaching experience with excellent evaluations, educational focus, and professional-level research/training/work experience. Overall well-rounded experience within Anthropology. Active engagement in applicable professional / applied setting that inform teaching and help prepare students for future success in modern markets. Experience with active teaching methods and demonstrated commitment to continued pedagogical improvement aimed at improving inclusive student success. Plus minimum qualifications (see below)

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Master’s degree in Anthropology with a specialization in the subdiscipline of interest, OR a Master’s degree in a closely related field directly tied to the courses of interest.

    Experience: Relevant educational/research focus, professional training, or applied experience in the subdiscipline and subject matter of the courses, AND experience working with any materials (e.g., artifacts, skeletal remains, laboratory/field equipment) pertaining to the courses.

    Additional criteria for choosing among qualified candidates:  For special topics courses (e.g., ANTH 180, 329, 339, 359, 485, 680) and regional courses (e.g., ANTH 306, 390, 394, 679): demonstrated mastery of and focus in the subject matter of the specific topic/region chosen by the Department to be offered in a given term. The Department will make the final determination of eligibility and qualification for each available course, which may or may not match what an applicant indicates they are qualified to teach.

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  2. Art (Job #7022)

    The Department

    Our mission is to provide students with a thorough grounding in the practice, language, theory, and history of the visual arts in order to prepare them for careers in art, museums, education, business, and daily life. We train our students in sound technique and prepare them to address issues, ethics, history, and culture with a unique and personal vision.

    We offer:
    BFA in Fine Arts
    BA in Art Studio
    BA in Art History
    BA in Art Education
    Certificate in Museum and Gallery Practices
    Minor in Art Studio
    Minor in Art History

    See Department website here: https://art.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization: Course areas offered by the department include Art Education, Art History, Art Studio, Sculpture, Photography, Graphic Design, and Museum & Gallery Practices. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Art Education

    Degree: PhD or EdD in Art Education preferred. MFA with teaching credential, MAEd, MEd or MA in Art Education will be considered.

    Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

    Art History

    Degree: PhD in Art History preferred. ABD or MA in Art History or a PhD in a closely related field will be considered.

    Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

    Application Materials – Required Documents(Art History, Art Education & Museum/Gallery Practices)

    All scholarship/creative activities and teaching should reflect recent experience, no later than five years old preferred.

    1. Letter of intent. The letter should directly address the following: Background as an Art Historian, Art Educator or in museum/gallery work, area of specialization, teaching philosophy, professional experience and accomplishments relevant to this position.
    2. A current CV (up to date for the month/year of application). The CV should list complete previous teaching experience as well as all publications and scholarly and/or professional accomplishments relevant to the position.
    3. Names and complete contact information (including phone and email address) of three professional references. At least one reference must be able to directly address your teaching.
    4. Evidence of successful prior teaching such as prior course evaluations, sample syllabi, etc. 

    Art Studio

    Degree: An M.F.A. in Studio Art or related field; M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered.

    Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

    Application Materials - Required Documents and Images (Art Studio)

    All scholarship/creative activities and teaching should reflect recent experience, no later than five years old preferred. Please include all application materials in one PDF file.

    1. Letter of intent. The letter should directly address the following: Background as an artist, area of specialization, teaching philosophy, professional experience and accomplishments relevant to this position.
    2. A current CV (up to date for the month/year of application). The cv should list complete previous teaching experience as well as all publications and scholarly and/or professional accomplishments relevant to the position.
    3. Names and complete contact information (including phone and email address) of three professional references. At least one reference must be able to directly address your teaching.
    4. Evidence of successful prior teaching such as prior course evaluations, sample syllabi, etc.
    5. Twenty labeled images of your student work relevant to the specific courses you are applying to teach.  Images should be labeled with the title, date, size, technique(s) and material(s).
    6. Twenty labeled images of your professional artwork relevant to the specific courses you are applying to teach. Images should be labeled with the title, date, size, technique(s) and material(s).

    Sculpture

    Degree: M.F.A. with a sculpture emphasis preferred, M.F.A. with a related emphasis or M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience within the past five years; academic or professional work within the past five years; applicant must demonstrate familiarity with mold-making, welding, and foundry.

    Photography 

    Degree: M.F.A. in a Photography emphasis preferred; M.F.A. in a related emphasis or M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered. 

    Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials. In addition, applicant must demonstrate a familiarity with analog, digital and/or alternative photographic processes.

    Graphic Design

    Degree: M.F.A. in a Graphic Design emphasis preferred; M.F.A. in a related emphasis or M.A., B.A. or B.S. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered.

    Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials. 

    Preferred:Evidence of demonstrated mastery/competency in the area being taught. 

    Museum & Gallery Practices

    Degree: M.A. in Museum Studies preferred; M.F.A. or M.A. in relevant field will be considered. 

    Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

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  3. Biological Sciences (Job #7037)

    The Department

    Humboldt State University is known for its very strong programs in the Biological Sciences.   The strengths of our programs have been noted in studies by the National Science Foundation and the Dryfus, Keck, and Welch Foundation.  We offer extensive research opportunities for both our undergraduate and graduate students.  We offer three undergraduate majors and minors- Biology, Botany, and Zoology.  Biology majors can elect to specialize in one seven emphases.  As well, our graduate program, M.S. in Biology, offers four emphases and we offer a variety of pre-professional health programs.

    Our programs emphasize hands-on learning and personal interaction with faculty members. Many of courses take advantage of the outstanding natural environment surrounding Humboldt State. We have excellent facilities including the marine laboratory in Trinidad; our ocean-going research vessel, the Coral Sea; biotechnology laboratory; greenhouses; Vertebrate Museum; Herbarium; scanning and transmission electron microscopes; HSU Natural History Museum; and the College Core Facility. 

    See Department website here: http://www2.humboldt.edu/biosci/index.html

    Find out what our graduates are doing now

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: Human Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Marine Biology, General Microbiology, Biogeography, Plant/Animal Interactions, General Botany, Plant Ecology, Biology of Microfungi, Pollination Biology, Forest Pathology, Introductory Zoology, Animal Physiology, Herpetology, Mammalogy, General Entomology, and Advanced Topics. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    M.A. /M.S. degree in an appropriate field and successful teaching experience in the field are required.  Those with an M.A. /M.S. degree in progress may be considered.  Preferred qualifications include: Ph.D.; relevance of training and teaching experience to this course; and area of specialization. For a lab instructor assignments only, a B.A. /B.S. degree in appropriate field and successful teaching experience, academic or professional work related to the appropriate field will be considered.  

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  4. Chemistry (Job #7038)

    The Department

    The HSU Department of Chemistry offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry.  Within our B.S. degree, we offer two options- Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Our curriculum is designed to prepare students for research positions in industry and governmental agencies.  Our B.S. program is designed for those students who wish to pursue graduate studies and our B.A. degree is recommended for those who wish to obtain a Standard Teaching Credential with Specialization in Secondary Teaching.

    Our instruction and facilities are top-notch, with a modern computational chemistry laboratory available to majors, as well as other analytical and applied instrumentation, including GC-MS, AA, FT-IR, HPLC and a modern multi-nuclear FT-NMR.  Students will leave our program prepared for employment by developing and strengthening their skills within the different specialties of chemistry. 

    See Department website here: http://www2.humboldt.edu/chemistry/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: General Chemistry,  Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, NMR Techniques, Molecular Modeling, Quantitative Analysis, Physical Chemistry, Earth Systems Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Selected Topics in Advanced Chemistry.  See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field with appropriate Chemistry background and successful teaching experience in the field are required. Relevant training and teaching experience to the course; and area of specialization are preferred.  For a limited number of courses, labs, and activities,a B.A./B.S. or M.A./M.S. in Chemistry or closely related field with appropriate Chemistry background and successful teaching experience in the field will be accepted.  A Ph.D.; relevant training and teaching experience to the assignment; and area of specialization are preferred. 

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  5. Child Development (Job #7058)

    The Department

    The Child Development Department at HSU is a diverse and dynamic community of learners, committed to supporting and promoting positive experiences for children and families.  Join us in making a difference.   We offertwo bachelor’s degree programs, Child Development and Family Relationships and Liberal Studies Child Development Elementary Education as well as four distinct minors including: American Indian Education, Early Childhood Development, American Sign Language & Special Populations, and Family Studies. 

    At Humboldt State, we prepare our students to be successful by teaching critical thinking, providing hands-on learning through our child development lab, establishing effective communication skills, modeling resilience and creativity in program and policy development, and setting high standards for ethical, responsible, reflective, proactive and professional behavior by providing students with an opportunity to participate in a variety of leadership roles. 

    Find out what our graduates are doing now

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include History of American Indian Education, Instructional Practices, Early Childhood Development, Perspectives: Life-Span Development, Language Development, Working with Culturally Diverse Families, Policy Analysis and Advocacy, Early Literacy, and American Sign Language. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    B.A. /B.S. with coursework leading to M.A. or Ph.D. in Child Development or related field.  Successful academic or professional experience within the last five years in Child Development or related field.  For ECE courses, ECE or EE classroom teaching or curriculum design experience within the last five years.  M.A. or Ph.D.; relevance of training, experience, or specialization to teaching specific course; and evidence of teaching effectiveness are preferred.

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  6. Communication (Job #7029)

    The Department

    The surveys consistently show that the kind of skills developed by Communication majors are highly valued by all kinds of employers. Courses and activities in this department both teach and make use of the skills ranked at or near the top of the list since 1993. Students with a degree in Communication are ready to excel in a wide variety of careers. 

    About the Program
    Major & Minor
    Study of Communication

    See Department website here: https://communication.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Fundamentals of Speech Communication, Persuasive Speaking, Group Communication, Organizational Communication, Rhetorical Theory, and more.  See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    For most courses, M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field is required, as well as successful teaching experience, relevant academic or professional work, and training or teaching experience relevant to the appropriate area within the last five (5) years.

    For upper-division courses, a Ph.D. or equivalent in appropriate field may be required.

    In all cases, preference will be given to candidates with a completed Ph.D. and demonstrated effectiveness as evidenced by evaluation by supervisors, colleagues, or students.

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  7. Computer Science (Job #7136)

    The Department

    The Computer Science Department at Humboldt State offers a unique program emphasizing computational thinking and active learning. We present the student with a broad and deep core program experience augmented by opportunities to enjoy stimulating electives, study abroad, and gainful employment and experience through internships.

    Career opportunities in Computer Science are endless. Our interns and graduates choose among jobs in the office, in the field, or on the factory floor. Their work may be intellectual and abstract, or tenaciously hands-on. They choose to concentrate on computer hardware, software, management, or computing embedded in other devices. They work in teams with scientists, social scientists, executives, doctors, lawyers, and more. They work in government, business, and service organizations. As our career opportunities pages explain, there may be no better time to be a computer scientist.

    See Department website here:  http://www2.humboldt.edu/computerscience/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses/Areas of Specialization:Courses offered by the department include: Data Structures, Algorithms, Java Programming, Introduction to Linux, Operating Systems, Robotics, and more. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    B.A./B.S. or equivalent and 3 years of related experience is required. Successful applicants will also have demonstrated successful teaching experience and/or recent professional training experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a completed M.A./M.S. in a related discipline, and two years of successful college teaching in a related field.

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  8. Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies (Job #7031)

    The Department

    Department website: https://crgs.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Power/Privilege: Gender, Race, Sex, Class; Queer Across Cultures; Trans* Lives and Theory; Act to End Sexualized Violence; Intro to U.S. Ethnic Studies; Intro to Black Studies; Chican@/Latin@ Lives; U.S. & Mexico Border; Chicano Culture & Society in America; Media and the Politics of Representation; Women, Culture, History; Sex, Gender, and Globalization; Queer Women’s Lives; Ecofeminism.  See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Group 1

    CRGS 108 Power/Privilege: Gender, Race, Sex, Class
    CRGS 235 Act to End Sexualized Violence
    CRGS 321 Trans* Lives and Theory
    CRGS 330 Women of Color Feminism
    CRGS 360 Race, Gender US Law
    CRGS 430 Queer Across Cultures
    CRGS 480 Special Topics
    CRGS 485 Professional Development

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience at the College level as evidenced by evaluation (by colleagues and/or students) and academic or professional work within the past five years

    Preferred: ABD or Ph.D. in appropriate field

    Group 2

    CRGS 118 College Skills

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: B.A. or equivalent in appropriate field

    Experience: Demonstrated teaching effectiveness in providing basic skills and learning strategies for low-income, first-generation, and traditionally underrepresented college students

    Preferred: Demonstrated mastery/competency in basic skills and learning strategies development as it relates to the subject matter of CRGS 108: Power and Privilege, through relevant training and teaching experience.

    Group 3

    CRGS 280 Special Topics

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: B.A. 

    Experience:  Relevant experience considered, depending on the course topic

    Preferred: Successful teaching experience at the College level as evidenced by evaluation (by colleagues and/or students) and academic or professional work within the past five years

     

    Group 4

    CRGS 313 Community Activism

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Master's degree in related area; B.A. and at least 5 years experience in community organizing may be considered

    Experience: Successful teaching at the college level; evidence of continuing study in the field of Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies and/or social justice activism

    Preferred: Relevance of training and experience in community organizing for teaching course

    Group 5

    CRGS 390 Theory and Methods

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree:  ABD or Ph.D. in a field related to Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

    Experience:  Successful teaching at the college level; graduate coursework in critical social theory

    Preferred:  Relevant teaching experience in this field as evidenced by evaluation; relevant training and experience for teaching course

    Group 6

    CRGS 482 Internship

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field; B.A. with 5 years experience considered.

    Experience: Experience in Student Affairs with advising/mentoring.

    Preferred: Relevance of training and experience in career advising.

    Group 7

    ES 105 Intro to U.S. Ethnic Studies
    ES 106 Intro to Black Studies
    ES 107 Chican@/Latin@ Lives
    ES 245 Hip Hop and the Black Experience
    ES 280 Special Topics
    ES 304 Migrations & Mosaics
    ES 305 African American Cultural History
    ES 306 World Regions Cultural Studies
    ES 308 Multi-Ethnic Resistance in the US
    ES 310 U.S. & Mexico Border
    ES 314 Chicano Culture & Society in America
    ES 325 Civil Rights to Black Power
    ES 326 Media and the Politics of Representation
    ES 336 American Ethnic Literature
    ES 465B Domestic Multicultural Issues in Literature/Languages
    ES 465C Nondomestic Multicultural Issues in Literature/Languages
    ES 480 Special Topics

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience at the College level as evidenced by evaluation (by colleagues and/or students) and academic or professional work within the past five years

    Preferred: ABD or Ph.D. in appropriate field

    Group 8

    WS 106 Introduction to Women's Studies
    WS 107 Women, Culture, History
    WS 280 Special Topics
    WS 303 Anticolonial Women's Movements
    WS 315 Sex, Gender, and Globalization
    WS 318 Gay & Lesbian Issues in Schools
    WS 340 Ecofeminism
    WS 350 Health & Body Politics
    WS 370 Queer Women's Lives
    WS 480 Queer Women's Lives

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree:  M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience at the College level as evidenced by evaluation (by colleagues and/or students) and academic or professional work within the past five years

    Preferred:  ABD or Ph.D. in appropriate field

    Group 9

    WS 320 Act to End Violence Seminar

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree:  M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field; B.A. and 5 years of experience in field of sexual violence prevention education considered

    Experience:  Successful teaching at the college level; background in Peer Education

    Preferred: Relevance of experience to this field; relevant teaching effectiveness as evidenced by evaluation (by colleagues or students); relevance of training and experience for teaching course

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  9. Dance (Job #7030)

    The Department

    The Theatre, Film and Dance department offers a Dance Major and Minor.  See the Dance Program website:  https://dance.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Modern, Ballet, Jazz, African Dance, Tap Dance, Dance Science, Choreography, Mexican Folklórico, Middle Eastern Dance and more. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    B.A. in appropriate field is preferred, however teaching experience will be considered.Required experience includes successful teaching experience at the college level and/or professional work related to the appropriate field.  Preference will be given to candidates holding a M.F.A., and those who can provide evidence of teaching effectiveness via evaluation of supervisors or colleagues, the ability to work within the program and stated goals of the Theatre, Film & Dance Department.

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  10. Economics (Job #7051)

    The Department

    The HSU Department of Economics provides students with a rigorous core combined with applications that range from development and international trade to the environment, natural resources, sustainability, and clean energy. The faculty in Economics are committed to innovative and effective learning-centered approaches in our classes and we have a culture of close pedagogical collaboration. We have an interdisciplinary program and most of our classes include a mix of economics majors, majors in several other disciplines, and general education students.

    See Department website here: https://economics.humboldt.edu/content/welcome

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Lower-Division

    Courses offered by the department include Contemporary Topics in Economics and Principles of Economics. 

    Upper-Division

    Courses include Intermediate Micro and Macro, Money and Banking, International Economics and Globalization, Economics of the Developing World, US Economic History, Economics of a Sustainable Society, Energy Economics & Climate Policy, and Environmental & Natural Resources Economics. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Lower Division

    Graduate degree or ABD in Economics or related discipline with coursework in economics. A conferred PhD in Economics and two or more years of relevant successful college or university level teaching experience is preferred.

    Upper Division

    A conferred PhD or ABD in Economics and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. Two or more years of relevant successful college or university level teaching experience is preferred.

    Application Materials

    Application should include cover letter addressing qualifications and specifying which courses the candidate can teach, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, and three confidential letters of reference (to be requested and submitted via Interfolio).

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  11. Education (Job #7055)

    The Department

    The mission statement of the School of Education is “in an atmosphere of mutual respect, faculty and students explore effective ways to create safer, more supportive, engaging, challenging and joyful educational experiences for children and adolescents”.  The teacher preparation program at Humboldt State is one of the most successful in the country as measured by the high graduation and employment rates of our students.   We offer a variety of undergraduate pathways and credential programs. 

    See Department website here: https://education.humboldt.edu/home

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: Curriculum: Development and Governance, Personnel Administration & Supervision, Ethics & School Administration, Gay & Lesbian Issues, Education in Society, Current Issues in Schools, Exploring Teaching as a Career, Multicultural Foundations, Early Fieldwork Experience in Schools, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Secondary Curriculum Instruction, Foundations of General & Special Education, Transition Planning, and Classroom Management. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications 

    Minimum Qualifications

    M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field, or teaching credential in appropriate area, and minimum of one to three years successful teaching or equivalent experience in a setting applicable to the assignment.    For a limited number of courses, a B.A. or equivalent in appropriate field, and applicable experience may be considered.  Certain courses require CPI instructor certification.

    Preferred Qualifications

    For Education Administration and General Education Courses:A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred as well as experience working with diverse students and parents.   

    For Elementary Education and Secondary Education Courses:Evidence of teaching effectiveness, currency and relevance of training/teaching experience related to the assignment, and experience working with diverse students and parents are preferred.  

    For Special Education Courses:  Evidence of teaching effectiveness, specifically in a K-12 level, currency and relevance of training/teaching experience related to the assignment, and experience working with diverse students and parents are preferred.  

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  12. English (Job #7023)

    The Department

    See Department Website here: https://english.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Composition & Rhetoric, Critical Writing, Contemporary Texts, Introduction to Creative Writing, Literary Editing, and more. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

     

    Qualifications

    See each area for required and preferred qualifications.

    Course

    ENGL 102         Composition & Rhetoric A
    ENGL 103         Composition & Rhetoric B
    ENGL 104         Accelerated Composition & Rhetoric

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field 

    Experience: Successful teaching experience with developmental writers and academic or professional work related to appropriate field within the last five years

    Preferred: Evidence of teaching effectiveness, evidence of having worked with diverse student populations, background and experience in teaching English Language Learners.

    Course

    ENGL 110         Writing Lab
    ENGL 215         Information Literacy and Writing Seminar

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience with developmental and traditional college-level writers and academic or professional work related to appropriate field within the last five years

    Preferred:  Evidence of teaching effectiveness in the area of composition studies, evidence of having worked with diverse student populations and with classes composed of various ability levels

    Course

    ENGL 105         Literature, Media and Culture 
    ENGL 107         Critical Writing
    ENGL 305         Postcolonial Perspectives: Literature of the Developing World
    ENGL 306         Contemporary Texts
    ENGL 308         Women in Literature

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience with college-level writers; relevance of training or teaching experience to this course; area of specialization, evidence of having worked with diverse student populations

    Preferred: Ph.D. in appropriate field

    Course 

    ENGL 450         Tutoring Developing Writers

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field

    Experience:  Recent demonstrated ability to train writing tutors who assist students with writing across the curriculum in a classroom or writing center setting; evidence of successful teaching experience with diverse college-level writers

    Preferred: Experience in a college-level writing center; previous collaborations with faculty across the curriculum

    Course 

    ENGL 323         Children's Literature
    ENGL 424         Communication in Writing I

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field

    Experience: A minimum of four years successful teaching in K-12 classrooms

    Preferred: Evidence of having worked with diverse student populations and with classes composed of various ability levels; relevance of training and teaching experience to course; area of specialization; multiple subjects credential, current (last 5 years) teaching experience.

    Course

    ENGL 344         Young Adult Literature
    ENGL 426         Communication in Writing II

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in appropriate field

    Experience: A minimum of four years successful teaching in K-12 classrooms

    Preferred: Evidence of having worked with diverse student populations and with classes composed of various ability levels; relevance of training and teaching experience to this course; area of specialization; single subject credential 

    Course 

    ENGL 211         Introduction to Creative Writing 
    ENGL 311         Environmental Writing
    ENGL 314         Creative Writing: Nonfiction
    ENGL 315         Creative Writing: Fiction
    ENGL 316         Creative Writing: Poetry
    ENGL 318         Rhetoric for Writers
    ENGL 319         Digital Rhetorics and Writing 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Degree: Ph.D. or M.F.A. in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience in the field and academic or professional work related to appropriate field within the last three years.  

    Preferred: Relevance of training and teaching experience to this course; area of specialization. Preference will be given to candidates that are bilingual in Spanish and have relevant experience and/or research history relating to these courses.  

    Course 

    ENGL 120         Introduction to the English Major
    ENGL 220         Literature, Identity, and Representation
    ENGL 225         Introduction to Language Analysis
    ENGL 230         Survey of British Literature
    ENGL 231         Survey of British Literature
    ENGL 232         Survey of American Literature
    ENGL 240         World Literature
    ENGL 320         Practical Criticism
    ENGL 325         History of the English Language
    ENGL 328         Structure of American English
    ENGL 330         American Literature
    ENGL 336         American Ethnic Literature
    ENGL 342         Special Topics in Shakespeare
    ENGL 350         British Literature
    ENGL 360         Special Topics in Literature
    ENGL 370/570  Literary Field Studies
    ENGL 406         Contemporary Composition: Traditional Studies in Digital Practice
    ENGL 417         Second Language Acquisition
    ENGL 420         Advanced Topics in Critical Theory
    ENGL 422         Advanced Research Writing
    ENGL 435         Issues in English as a Second/Foreign Language
    ENGL 436         Integrating Language and Content in English Instruction
    ENGL 465         Multicultural Issues in Literature/Languages
    ENGL 480         Special Topics (in Literature, in Language, in Writing)
    ENGL 485         English Colloquium
    ENGL 490         Senior Project Seminar

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Ph.D. in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience in the field and academic work related to appropriate field within the last three years

    Preferred: Relevance of training and teaching experience to this course; area of specialization

    Course

    ENGL 460            Literary Editing
    ENGL 461            Literary Magazines & Audience

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful academic and/or professional work experience in the field(s) of publishing and/or editing in the last three years.

    Preferred: Ph.D. or M.F.A.; Bi-lingual in Spanish

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  13. Environmental Resources Engineering (Job #7039)

    The Department

    The mission of HSU’s Department of Environmental Resources Engineering  is to educate students to identify and solve complex environmental engineering problems. The program prepares responsible leaders who will sustain, restore and protect our natural resources and the environment.  Undergraduate program course work and research areas are in three primary areas: energy resources, water resources, and water quality.  We also offer two options in the Environmental Systems Graduate Program: Environmental Resources Engineering and Energy Technology and Policy. 

    See Department website here: https://engineering.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Ph.D. or M.S. and ABD; or B.S. or M.S. and Professional Engineer (P.E.) license along with successful teaching experience and/or relevant professional experience within the last five years.  For a limited number of courses , a BS or BA along with relevant professional experience will be accepted.   A Ph.D. and P.E.; successful teaching experience and professional experience directly related to the course are preferred. 

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  14. Environmental Science & Management (Job #7132)

    The Department

    Science-based knowledge and practical solutions to our environmental challenges are at the heart of our program. With the support of faculty and opportunities to do field research in Humboldt State’s ecologically diverse region, students will explore the relationships between people and the natural world.  Our Bachelor of Science degree program explores the interactions between the biological and physical world, human institutions, and human behavior. Students choose one of six concentrations that will allow them to discover the intricate balance of people and nature through multiple disciplines.

    Concentrations

    Ecological Restoration
    Environmental Education & Interpretation
    Environmental Planning & Policy
    Energy & Climate
    Geospatial Science
    Recreation

    Minors

    Ecological Restoration
    Environmental Education & Interpretation
    Environmental Planning
    Environmental Policy
    Geospatial Analysis
    Natural Resource Recreation
    Natural Resources

    Department website: https://environment.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Environmental Conflict Resolution; Grant Proposal Writing; Natural Resource Conservation; Biodiversity; Environmental Law & Regulation; Energy, Technology & Society; Coastal & Marine Planning; Geospatial Programming; and Mobile Mapping. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Lecture - Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: MA/MS in appropriate field. For some subject areas, a BA/BS in appropriate field with relevant academic or professional experience will be considered.

    Experience: Academic or professional work related to appropriate field.
    Preferred qualifications include successful teaching experience, relevant training or experience to teach the specific course, area of specialization, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    Lab Instructor - Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: BA/BS in appropriate field

    Experience: Successful teaching experience, academic or professional work related to appropriate field.

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  15. Environmental Studies Program (Job #7139)

    The Department

    See Department website here:  https://enst.humboldt.edu/enst-welcome

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    The Environmental Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program with a variety of courses. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    ENST 120 Introduction to Environmental Studies
    ENST 295 Power/Privilege & Environment
    ENST 395 Research and Analysis in Environmental Studies
    ENST 490 Environmental Studies Capstone Experience

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Master's degree in an appropriate field for course; knowledge of interdisciplinary environmental studies

    Experience: Successful college-level teaching experience

    Preferred: ABD or PhD in appropriate field; evidence of college-level teaching effectiveness in interdisciplinary environmental studies

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  16. Film (Job #7030)

    The Department

    The Theatre, Film & Dance department at Humboldt State University offers a Film Major, and a Film Minor.

    See the Film Program website here: https://film.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    The department offers Film Studies courses such as, Intro to Radio, TV & Film, Film Comedy Around the World, and Art of Film. Production courses include Filmmaking I-IV, Film/Digital Production Workshop, Science, Environment and Natural History Digital Production, Social Change Digital Production and others. Writing courses include Writing for Film and Grant Writing. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    M.A. in appropriate field is generally required, however B.A. plus teaching experience will be considered. Required experience includes successful teaching experience at the college level and/or professional work related to the appropriate field.  Preference will be given to candidates holding a M.F.A. or Ph.D. in the appropriate field, and those who can provide evidence of teaching effectiveness via evaluation of supervisors or colleagues, and the ability to work within program and stated goals of the Theatre, Film & Dance Department.  

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  17. Fisheries Biology (Job #7040)

    The Department

    We offer outstanding undergraduate and graduate (MS) programs in Fisheries Biology. We also have two affiliated cooperative programs, The Pacific Coast Ocean Observing System (PaCOOS) and one of only 40 such cooperative research units, CA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.   We provide hands-on, field-oriented programs with a strong interplay between classroom theory and field laboratory practice.  Our outstanding facilities include our Fish Hatchery, Fish Collection, the Research Vessel Coral Sea, and our Telonicher Marine Laboratory.   

    At Humboldt State, we prepare our students to be successful by providing our majors with the knowledge, skills, and motivation required to ensure the conservation of fish and aquatic resources that are faced with increasing societal demands and increasing loss or degradation of habitat.   Our students will leave with fish ecology skills, fisheries techniques skills, communication skills, quantitative skills, fisheries management skills, and critical thinking skills. 

    Find out what our graduates are doing now

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: Water Resources & Conservation, Ichthyology, Limnology, U.S. & World Fisheries, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Ecology of Freshwater Fish, Ecology of Marine Fish, Fish Population Dynamics, River Fish Restoration Ecology, Fisheries Oceanography, Fish Population Dynamics, and a variety of advanced topics . See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    MS in Fisheries Biology or related field and successful teaching experience in the field are required.  Preferred qualifications include: PhD; relevance of training to appropriate area, teaching effectiveness as evidenced by supervisors, colleagues, or students. 

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  18. Forestry And Wildland Resources (Job #7041)

    The Department

    Forests cover one-third of the land area in the United States and rangelands cover more than half of the earth’s land surface. Forestry & Wildland Resources degrees teach our students to connect with and manage these lands, ensuring a sustainable future for the nation’s wildlands.  We provide two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Forestry and one in Rangeland Resource Science and five distinct minors.  Our graduate program is the Master of Science in Natural Resources with an option in Forestry, Watershed & Wildland Sciences. 

    At Humboldt State, we provide hands-on learning in some of the world’s most spectacular and important forests and rangelands, personal attention from faculty, and a clear path to a career outdoors.  Our faculty work closely with our students to prepare them for careers with the government and with private employers. 

    See Department Website here:  https://fwr.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Courses listed below may not be offered or available every term. Please check with the department for a list of available course assignments.

    FOR

    FOR 100           Critical Thinking and Social and Environmental Responsibility
    FOR 130L         Dendrology
    FOR 130L         Dendrology Lab
    FOR 131           Forest Ecology
    FOR 131L         Forest Ecology Lab
    FOR 170           Conclave: Logging Sprts Cmptn
    FOR 210           Forest measurements
    FOR 210L         Forest measurements
    FOR 222           Forest Health & Protection
    FOR 222L         Forest Health & Protection Lab
    FOR 223           Introduction to fire
    FOR 223L         Introduction to fire lab
    FOR 250           Forest operations
    FOR 250L         Forest operations lab
    FOR 311           Forest Mensuration & Growth
    FOR 311L         Forest Mensuration & Growth Lab
    FOR 315           Forest Management
    FOR 315L         Forest Management Lab
    FOR 321           Fire ecology
    FOR 321L         Fire ecology lab
    FOR 323           Wildland fire behavior
    FOR 323L         Wildland fire behavior lab
    FOR 331           Silvics
    FOR 331L         Silvics lab
    FOR 350           Forest harvesting Systems
    FOR 350L         Forest harvesting Systems Lab
    FOR 353           Forest roads
    FOR 353L         Forest roads lab
    FOR 359           CA & US Forest/Wildland Policy
    FOR 365           Forest economics and finance
    FOR 365L         Forest economics and finance lab
    FOR 374           Wilderness area management
    FOR 374L         Wilderness area management lab
    FOR 423           Wildland fuels management
    FOR 423L         Wildland fuels management lab
    FOR 430           Forest ecosystems
    FOR 430L         Forest ecosystems lab
    FOR 431           Forest restoration
    FOR 431L         Forest restoration lab
    FOR 432           Silviculture
    FOR 432L         Silviculture lab
    FOR 450           Harvesting systems design and cost analysis
    FOR 450L         Harvesting systems design and cost analysis lab
    FOR 471           Forest Administration and Ethics
    FOR 475           Forest Management Decision Making
    FOR 475L         Forest Management Decision Making Lab
    FOR 479           Forestry Capstone

    Minimum Qualifications

    For Forestry courses, the minimum qualifications required are a B.S. degree in Forestry, and prior or current experience relative to class content.  Preference will be given to candidates with a M.S. in Forestry and prior teaching experience.

    GSP

    GSP 216           Introduction to Remote Sensing
    GSP 216L          Introduction to Remote Sensing Lab
    GSP 326           Intermediate Remote Sensing
    GSP 326L          Intermediate Remote Sensing Lab
    GSP 436            Advanced remote sensing
    GSP 436L          Advanced remote sensing lab

    Minimum Qualifications

    For Geospatial Analysis (GSP) courses, the minimum qualifications are a B.S. degree in Geospatial Science with an emphasis in Remote Sensing, as well as prior or current experience relative to class content.  Preference will be given to candidates with a M.S. and prior teaching experience.

    RRS 

    RRS 306            Wildland Resources Principles
    RRS 360            Wildland Plant Communities
    RRS 360L          Wildland Plant Communities Lab
    RRS 370            Wildland Ecology Principles
    RRS 420            Introduction to Animal Science
    RRS 430            Wildland Restoration & Development
    RRS 430L          Wildland Restoration & Development Lab
    RRS 460            Rangeland & Ranch Planning
    RRS 475            Advanced Study of Rangeland Plants

    Minimum Qualifications

    For Rangeland Resources (RRS) courses, the minimum qualifications are a B.S. degree in Rangeland Resources, and prior or current experience related to class content. Preference will be given to candidates with a M.S. and prior teaching experience.

    SOIL

    SOIL 104           Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
    SOIL 104L         Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture Lab
    SOIL 260           Introduction to Soil Science
    SOIL 260L         Introduction to Soil Science Lab
    SOIL 360           Origin and classification of soils
    SOIL 360L         Origin and classification of soils lab
    SOIL 363           Wetland Soil
    SOIL 363L         Wetland Soil Lab
    SOIL 460           Soil management and erosion control
    SOIL 460L         Soil management and erosion control lab
    SOIL 467           Soil physics
    SOIL 467L         Soil physics lab

    Minimum Qualifications

    For Soil courses, the minimum qualifications are a B.S. degree in Soils or Agronomy, and prior or current experience related to class content.  Preference will be given to candidates with a M.S. and prior teaching experience.

    WSHD

    WSHD 310        Hydrology & Watershed Management Lab
    WSHD 310L      Hydrology & Watershed Management Lab
    WSHD 458        Climate change and land use

    Minimum Qualifications

    For Watershed courses, the minimum qualifications are a B.S. in Hydrology, and prior or current experience related to class content.  Preference will be given to candidates with a M.S. and prior teaching experience.

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  19. Geography, Environment & Spatial Analysis (Job #7137)

    The Department

    Working in small classes and our state-of-the-art lab, students explore humankind's ever-changing relationship to the environment. Then, students use what they know out in the field, undertaking important research topics like global warming, deforestation, ethnic conflict, urban planning and much more.

    Innovative teaching, hands-on learning and unforgettable field study are just a few of the reasons our program stands out. Our professional-minded students also attend regional and national conferences each year, where their projects earn major awards and the respect of their fellow geographers. And we're known far and wide for preparing students for success in graduate school and on the job.

    See Department website here: https://geography.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Nature, Culture, & Food, Global Awareness, California Depth Experience, Geography of the Middle East, Regional Climatology, Mountain Geography, and Political Geography. The department also offers Geospatial Program labs and Cartography. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Unless otherwise noted below, the minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in appropriate field, as well as documented successful teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who are ABD or have a completed Ph.D. as well as relevant training and teaching experience for the course(s) or area of specialization.  

    GSP 101 Lab Instructor Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Bachelor's degree and graduate-level work in related area OR Bachelor's degree and advanced-level work in related area

    Experience: Demonstrated experience in teaching this subject, including ability to teach ArcGIS, use of differential Global Positioning Satellites, fundamentals of Remote Sensing and Cartographic Design. 

    Preferred: Evidence of scholarly preparation specific to course, including coursework taken, scholarship (written or published work, or presentations), consulting, or other professional experience. 

     

    GSP 316, 416 & 426 Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Master's degree in appropriate field or compensating experience 

    Experience: Demonstrated experience in teaching of this subject or of closely related subjects, including ability to teach ArcView and use of differential Global Positioning Satellites 

    Preferred: Evidence of scholarly preparation specific to course, including coursework taken, scholarship (written or published work, or presentations), consulting, travel or other professional experience 

    GSP 316 Lab Instructor Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: Bachelor's degree in appropriate field 

    Experience: Evidence of familiarity with current mapping sciences techniques 

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  20. Geology (Job #7042)

    The Department

    Our program is internationally recognized; employers and graduate programs routinely seek out students for a range of careers in geosciences.We are the only CSU located along the active Cascadia subduction zone and south Cascades volcanic arc, as well as near the Six Rivers National Forest and Trinity Alps, giving student researchers unique opportunities to study diverse geologic activity and formations. We offer two majors, a Bachelor of Science in Geology and a Bachelor of Arts in Geology with a Geosciences concentration and a minor in Geology. Additionally, we offer a Master of Science degree in Environmental Systems- Geology.

    At Humboldt State, our students develop scientific reasoning by direct involvement with field studies and performing a significant amount of undergraduate research.  Our location on California’s North Coast provides an unparalleled natural laboratory to study tectonics, earthquakes, volcanism, landslides, active rivers, and rapid erosion.  We partner with local state agencies, consulting firms, and nonprofit organizations to create opportunities for students including research partnerships, internships, and outreach to local K-12 schools. 

    Find out what our amazing graduates are doing now

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: Water Planet, Earthquake Country, General Geology, Field Geology of the Western US, Earth Systems History, Geology of California, Earth Resources & Environmental Change, Geomorphology, Petrology, Structural Geology, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy, Professional Development, and Topics in Advanced Physical Geology.  See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Lecturer Qualifications

    Courses require a minimum of a M.A. or M.S. in Geoscience or related field and successful teaching experience, academic, or professional work related to the appropriate field.  Preferred qualifications include: PhD in Geosciences or related field with emphasis on topics of proposed assignment; successful teaching experience, academic or professional work related to the assignment topic, and; expertise in assignment topic. 

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  21. History (Job #7032)

    The Department

    Everything has a History.If you think history is simply a record of names and dates, think again. Historians examine the complex ideas behind events of the past to help us understand the present and chart a more successful future. In a dynamic and ever-changing world, they are our modern-day guides.

    At Humboldt State, we prepare our students with all the tools of the historian: critical thinking, high-tech research, project development, and excellent writing and presentation skills. Many of our students want to attend graduate school. Others know they want to teach or write.

    Find out what our graduates are doing now

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Western Civilization; Colonial Latin American History; History & Civilization of Rome; Modern Chinese History; Musketeers, Witches and Kings; Imperialism; California History; and Special Topics. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    M.A. in History or cognate field. Documented teaching effectiveness in course content and/or related professional experience. ABD or Ph.D. in History or related field is preferred.

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  22. International Studies Program (Job #7031)

    The Department

    See department website here:https://internationalstudies.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    See each area for required and preferred qualifications

    Group 1

    INTL 100S Thinking Critically about Globalization
    INTL 210 Introduction to International Studies

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. or equivalent in an appropriate field for course and an interest in interdisciplinary teaching. Appropriate fields include International Studies, Global Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Cultural Studies (Anthropology/Sociology/Languages/others), History, and Geography

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work related to international topics within the past five years. 

    Preferred:ABD or Ph.D.; experience teaching interdisciplinary courses; evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    Group 2

    INTL 220  Introduction to Cultural Studies

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. or equivalent in an appropriate field for course and an interest in interdisciplinary teaching. Appropriate fields include Cultural Studies (Anthropology/Geography/Sociology/Languages/others).

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work related to international topics within the past five years.

    Preferred: ABD or Ph.D.; experience teaching interdisciplinary courses; evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    Group 3

    INTL 410  Global Issues Analysis

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. or equivalent in an appropriate field for course and an interest in interdisciplinary teaching. Appropriate fields include Cultural Studies (Anthropology/Geography/Sociology/Languages/others).

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work related to international topics within the past five years.

    Preferred: ABD or Ph.D.; experience teaching interdisciplinary courses; evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    Group 4

    INTL 280  Topics in International Studies
    INTL 320  Career Workshop
    INTL 480 Topics in International Studies

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. or equivalent in an appropriate field for each course and an interest in interdisciplinary teaching.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work related to international topics within the past five years.

    Preferred: ABD or Ph.D.; experience teaching interdisciplinary courses; evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    Group 5

    INTL 490  International Studies Capstone

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A. or equivalent and an interest in interdisciplinary teaching.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work related to international topics within the past five years.

    Preferred: ABD or Ph.D.; experience teaching interdisciplinary courses; evidence of teaching effectiveness; broad understanding of international studies major curriculum.

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  23. Journalism & Mass Communication (Job #7025)

    The Department

    At Humboldt State University, our journalism and public relations students train to be gatherers of reliable content and trustworthy storytellers. Our students dig into media-making in their first semester building blogs, taking photos, conducting interviews and producing videos and podcasts. Here are some of the opportunities students have with us:

    • Report and write for The Lumberjack and El Leñador.
    • Contribute feature content in Osprey magazine.
    • Broadcast live bands on KRFH-FM radio.
    • Create a public relations campaign for a non-profit organization.
    • Produce video documentaries about climate solutions.

    While building a portfolio, students glean deeper appreciation for media history, ethics, and learn their rights to publish, protest and photograph. Our journalism program prepares students to work professionally in media and public relations or to start their own business. We prepare our students for graduate and law school. Our graduates work hard to make the world a better place.

    See Department website here:  https://journalism.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Beginning Reporting, Radio Production, Public Relations, Media Research, Media Ethics, and more. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    See below for qualifications needed by specific group of courses.

    Group 1

    JMC 120           Beginning Reporting 
    JMC 125           Intro to Journalism Tools 
    JMC 134           Photojournalism & Photoshop 
    JMC 150           Digital Design 
    JMC 154           Radio Production 
    JMC 155/355    KRFH Workshop/Advanced KRFH Workshop 
    JMC 156           Video Production 
    JMC 160           El Leñador Newspaper 
    JMC 320           Advanced Reporting 
    JMC 322           Editing
    JMC 323           Public Relations 
    JMC 324           Advanced News Writing 
    JMC 325           Magazine Production Workshop 
    JMC 327           Multimedia News Workshop 
    JMC 333           Radio News Workshop 
    JMC 334           Advanced Photojournalism 
    JMC 336           Advanced Video Production 
    JMC 360           Advanced El Leñador Newspaper 
    JMC 427           Advanced Multimedia News Workshop 
    JMC 480           Special Topics

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: B.A./B.S. in appropriate field

    Experience: Three years of professional journalism experience. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in technology and software current in the industry necessary to achieve the course learning outcomes. 

    Preferred: Preferred: M.A./M.S. in Journalism or Mass Communication with at least three years professional experience relevant to the course, and demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    Group 2 

    JMC 105           Introduction to Mass Communication 
    AHSS 106          Humboldt Media 
    JMC 302           Mass Media & Popular Arts 
    JMC 305           International Mass Communication 
    JMC 306           Mass Communication History 
    JMC 309           Analyzing Mass Media Messages 
    JMC 318           Media Research 
    JMC 328           Media Law 
    JMC 332           Media Ethics 
    JMC 354           Media Advertising 
    JMC 429           Advanced Public Relations 
    JMC 450           Media Management 

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: M.A./M.S. in Journalism or Mass Communication or related field.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and at least three years professional work related to the appropriate field and relevant to the course

    Preferred: Ph.D. in Mass Communication or related field or J.D. with demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness and at least three years professional experience relevant to the course. Bilingual applicants able to speak English and Spanish will be given special consideration.

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  24. Kinesiology And Recreation Administration (Job #7050)

    The Department

    The Department of Kinesiology & Recreation Administration at Humboldt State University offers a different kind of innovative learning. We put student’s knowledge in motion through hands-on experiences. We offer two bachelor degree programs, a masters in kinesiology, a variety of minors and certificates (including scientific diving), and offer an adapted physical education curriculum to prepare physical education teachers to work with children and youth with disabilities. 

    See Department website here:  https://kra.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: First Aid/CPR, Basic Human Nutrition, Weight Control, Health-Related Behavior Change, School Health Programs, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Concepts of Dance, Games Concepts, Foundations of Kinesiology, Sports Psychology, Elementary School P.E., Foundations of Recreation Studies, Environmental Education, Travel Industry, Healthy Communities, SCUBA, and a variety of PE courses. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    For Health Education Courses

    MS/MA in Health, Kinesiology, Health Education, Nutrition or related field as well as successful teaching experience in health education and academic or professional work related to health promotion.  Preferred qualifications include: relevance of training or experience to specific course; coursework towards PhD in Kinesiology, Health Education, Nutrition or a related field; applicable certification including CHES, registered dietitian license; and successful University teaching experience. For First Aid courses, First Aid/CPR instructor certificate and a BA/BS in appropriate field with successful teaching experience in First Aid/CPR are required.   

    For Kinesiology Courses

    MS/MA in PE, Kinesiology or related field along with mastery in the subject matter and successful teaching experience are required.  Certain courses require an Athletic Training Certificate. Preferred qualifications may include: a PhD in Kinesiology or related field or significant progress towards a PhD in Kinesiology or related field; relevance of training or experience to teach specific course in area of specialization; Elementary P.E. teaching experience or teaching certificate in Physical Education, and a minimum of one to three years of successful university teaching experience.  For a limited number of courses, a BS/BA in PE, Kinesiology or related field and successful teaching experience in the course content area may be accepted. 

    For Recreation Administration Courses

    MS or MA in Recreation, Leisure Studies or closely related field and a minimum of one year of successful college or university teaching experience in specific subject area of course is required.  For Outdoor Recreation courses current and recognized Wilderness First Responder and CPR/First Aid certifications are required, with 30 or more days of documented lead instructor/facilitator experience. Preferred Leave No Trace trainer or higher. A PhD, EdD, or significant progression toward a terminal degree (ABD) in Recreation, Leisure Studies or a closely related field; successful university or college teaching experience in courses related to recreation management (including the areas of programming, legal issues, facility planning, financial management, and/or supervision); experience in the development and implementation of experiential education and service-leaning based courses; and professional experience in related areas are preferred qualifications. 

    For Diving Courses

    Current active NAUI Open Water SCUBA Instructor certification; AAUS (American Academy of Underwater Sciences) scientific diver certificate; current two-person (CPR for Profess); CPR certification; NAUI authorization to certify the specific courses taught; Divers Alert Network (DAN) Oxygen Provider Instructor Certification along with previous teaching experience for similar courses are required.  For Underwater Photography courses a fundamental knowledge of underwater scientific photography is required.  Preferred qualifications for all diving courses include: BS/BA; minimum two years actively teaching diving as an instructor; HSU leadership experience; teaching experience at a university level; demonstrated mastery of diving on the Northern California coast. 

    For Physical Education Courses

    BS/BA or appropriate training/certification for activity being taught along with demonstrated mastery/competency in subject being taught; successful teaching experience.  Successful university teaching in the activity; BS/BA or MS/mA in PE or related field; and relevant certification are preferred. 

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  25. Leadership Studies (Job #7052) - Not a State Position

    The Program

    The Colleges of Professional Studies and Extended Education & Global Engagement house the Leadership Studies undergraduate program which is fully online and consists of ten upper division courses. Using an interdisciplinary approach, students develop personal and professional skills to transform self and enrich communities. Graduates realize their competencies and inspiration toward positively enhancing their careers and lives. This program is self-supporting and does not receive funding from the University. 

    For more information, please visit: http://www2.humboldt.edu/leadership/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Rank, Salary and Benefits

    Salary is dependent on the appointee’s qualifications and experience. The current CSU Salary Schedule for Instructional Faculty, Special Programs is available at:https://hraps.humboldt.edu/sites/default/files/docs/csu_special_session_salary_schedule_10-31-18.pdf

    Qualifications

    LDRS 311 Foundations of Leadership
    LDRS 321 Data Driven Leadership
    LDRS 331 Leadership Communications
    LDRS 341 Strategic Planning & Forecasting
    LDRS 351 Project Implementation/Evaluation
    LDRS 411 Managing Employees/Stakeholders
    LDRS 421 Strategic Sustainability
    LDRS 431 Technology & Leadership
    LDRS 441 Developing Dynamic Organizations
    LDRS 451 Capstone in Leadership

    Instructional assignments for one or two of the courses in the program will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the College of Professional Studies, the College of Extended Education & Global Engagement, Leadership Studies Program, and students.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: An earned M.B.A., M.S., M.A. or other graduate degree in a related field from an accredited college or university is required at time of appointment. 

    Experience: Additional professional experiences and competencies are required. Demonstrated professional experience and competency in the area(s) to be taught. 

    The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:

    • Potential for effective teaching in leadership studies courses;
    • Record of leadership in a professional position;
    • Record of experience in program development;
    • Demonstration of and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from  diverse backgrounds;
    • Potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies;
    • Interest and ability to teach specific courses in leadership; and
    • Recent experience in online course development and teaching online courses.

    Preferred: Successful teaching experience within the last five years. Other professional certifications welcome.

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  26. Liberal Studies Elementary Education (Job #7054)

    The Department

    The mission statement of the School of Education is “in an atmosphere of mutual respect, faculty and students explore effective ways to create safer, more supportive, engaging, challenging and joyful educational experiences for children and adolescents”.  The teacher preparation program at Humboldt State is one of the most successful in the country as measured by the high graduation and employment rates of our students.   We offer a variety of undergraduate pathways and credential programs.  

    See Department website here: https://education.humboldt.edu/home

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Foundation of Teaching, Developmental Literacy, Language Arts for Elementary Education, Health & Physical Education, and more.  See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Completed B.A. degree, and K-8 Teaching Credential and a minimum of 3 years teaching in K-8 are required.  Preferred qualifications include a Masters and/or 3 years experience teaching in an elementary classroom and/or post baccalaureate study in content area. Currency and relevance of training and teaching experience to this course; area of specialization. Experience working with diverse students and parents.  

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  27. Mathematics (Job #7043)

    The Department

    We are a lively student-centered and supportive program that’s distinguished for fostering future scholars, our work in math education, and expertise in the application of mathematical principles to environmental sciences.  We offer three pathways towards a Bachelor’s of Arts in Mathematics (Mathematics, Mathematics with a concertation in Applied Mathematics, and Mathematics with a concentration in Math Education) as well as three minors (Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Applied Statistics).

    At Humboldt State, our curriculum is rigorous yet flexible with a focus on hands-on learning.  We help our students to develop basic analytical skills and help to sharpen their ability to think logically, work with abstract ideas, and recognize patterns and structures.  Our students will graduate with marketable skills in communication, technical skills, problem-solving, and organizational skills. 

    Learn more about our department here!

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: College Algebra, Trigonometry, Finite Math, Calculus, Critical Thinking in Mathematics, Elements of Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Vector Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, Elementary Statistics, Sampling Design and Analysis, and Directed Study. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    M.A. or M.S. in a mathematical science with successful teaching experience/ or recent professional practice is required.  For Statistics courses, a M.A. or M.S. in a field with strong statistical application will be considered.  A Ph.D.; and successful teaching experience within the last 5 years is preferred. 

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  28. Music (Job #7026)

    The Department

    The Music Department offers a BA degree with Concentrations in Music Studies, Composition, Performance, and Music Education.  We teach piano, voice, guitar, and all orchestral instruments.  Ensembles include Choirs, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, Humboldt Symphony, Percussion Ensembles, Jazz Combos, and Chamber Ensembles. 

    See Department website here:  https://music.humboldt.edu/

     

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Listening to the Movies, Music Appreciation, Ensembles, studio lessons, , Music Theory,  Ear Training, Music in World Culture, Music History, and others. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    The minimum qualification to teach any of the courses listed below is a Master’s degree, with preference given to applicants with a Doctorate. All other courses offered by the Music Department require a Bachelor’s degree. Please check with the department for a complete list of available course assignments.

    MUS 214          Theory I
    MUS 215          Theory II
    MUS 314          Theory III
    MUS 315          Theory IV
    MUS 318          Jazz Improvisation
    MUS 319          Elementary Music Methods
    MUS 320          Composition: Film Scoring
    MUS 320B        Composition: Jazz & Pop Arranging
    MUS 320C        Composition: Electronic Music
    MUS 323          Jazz Pedagogy
    MUS 324          Contemporary Composition
    MUS 326          Counterpoint
    MUS 334          Fundamentals of Conducting
    MUS 338          Vocal & Instrumental Scoring
    MUS 348          Music History: Antiquity to 1750
    MUS 349          Music History: 1750 to Present
    MUS 356          Lyric Diction
    MUS 384          Advanced Choral Conducting and Literature
    MUS 386          Teaching of Applied Music
    MUS 387          Advanced Instrumental Conducting and Literature
    MUS 455          Secondary Music Methods

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  29. Native American Studies (Job #7036)

    The Department

    Native American Studies at Humboldt State is more than an academic discipline. We're a continuation of Indigenous knowledge from time immemorial, presenting a depth of Native American experience from a distinctly tribal perspective. As the first CSU campus to offer a baccalaureate degree in Native American Studies, and still the only program of its kind in the CSU, NAS continues to develop as a stand-alone department, with active input from tribes.

    Humboldt State is not only a proven leader in serving Native American students in California, but our broad program appeals to non-Native students who are passionate about issues of social justice, sustainable living and natural resource management. 

    See Department website here:  http://www2.humboldt.edu/nasp/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Indigenous Peoples in US History, Native American Literature, Nature and Issues of Genocide, Native Tribes of California, Native American Health, and others. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Unless otherwise noted below, M.A./M.S./M.J. in appropriate field with extensive experience in the area of the course, as well as successful teaching experience in the area of Native American Studies or Native American issues, evidence of cultural knowledge of and experience with American Indian people and tribes.

    NAS 480 – Special Topics in Native American Studies

    Degree: None

    Experience: Successful teaching in the area of instruction (e.g. Basketry, canoe-making) and evidence of cultural knowledge.

    For these course areas, additional qualifications apply

    Tribal Sovereignty, Tribal Citizens; Tribal Governance & Leadership; Federal Indian Law; Tribal Water Rights; and Tribal Justice Systems

    Degree: Ph.D./J.D./M.J./M.A. with experience of specialization in Federal Indian Law, as well as experience and expertise in Federal Indian Law and Tribal Water Law through a breadth of knowledge with Native American curricula and/or extensive experience working with or for Indian tribes.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in higher education, especially in Native American Studies.

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  30. Oceanography (Job #7134)

    The Department

    The Oceanography undergraduate program at Humboldt State University is  one of only two programs in California leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Oceanography.  Our program has an international reputation and we give every undergraduate student the kind of research experience most schools reserve for Master’s students.   

    At Humboldt State, our students learn by doing.  We have both a fully-equipped marine lab and a true oceanic research vessel, the R/V Coral Sea, which is dedicated to undergraduate classes and research.   Our students also get a broad foundation in mathematics, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics, as well as effective written and oral communication skills.  

    Learn more about our department here!

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: Resources of the Sea, General Oceanography, Biological Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography, Geological Oceanography, Zooplankton Ecology, Oceans and Climate, and Field Cruise. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    M.S. /M.A. or equivalent in related field along with evidence of  mastery in the area being taught and successful teaching experience  are required; consideration may also be given to strong professional background in the field.  For a limited number of courses, consideration may be given to B.A. /B.S. degree in the appropriate field along with successful teaching experience or strong professional background in the field.  

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  31. Philosophy (Job #7027)

    The Department

    By studying Philosophy, students increase skills in logic-based critical thinking, written communication, problem solving, oral communication, analytical thinking, and textual interpretation and analysis.

    Students will also have the opportunity to study classic texts in the history of ideas, East & West contemporary works in ethics and epistemology, feminism and philosophy of science, individual thinkers in depth, and environmental ethics & wildlife ethics.

    See Department website here:  https://philosophy.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include Logic, Asian Philosophy, Moral Controversies, Environmental Ethics, Philosophy of Sex and Love, Existentialism, Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Science, and more. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    100-level courses

    M.A. in appropriate field, as well as documented successful teaching experience within the past three years. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. and training, teaching, experience and specialization relevant to the course. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught one or more courses equivalent to lower or upper division general education courses.

    300-level and above

    Ph.D. in Philosophy and documented successful teaching experience within the past three years. ABD will be considered.

    Preference will be given to candidates with  training, teaching, experience and specialization relevant to the course. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught one or more courses equivalent to lower or upper division general education courses.

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  32. Physics & Astronomy (Job #7045)

    The Department

    The Department of Physics & Astronomy acknowledges that science is intrinsically dependent on human creativity. New ideas emerge most readily from groups that include people with diverse talents, backgrounds, and ways of thinking. Collaboration among people of all cultures and backgrounds enhances our experience as scientists and contributes to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. We actively promote a climate that celebrates our differences and strengthens our department by embracing and working to increase our diversity, and by fostering equity.

    The Department of Physics & Astronomy offers a rigorous Bachelor of Science program with concentrations in both Physics and Astronomy, as well as general education and service courses.  As a department we seek faculty who are passionate about teaching Physics and/or Astronomy to a diverse student population.

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    Department website:  http://www2.humboldt.edu/physics/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include General Physics: Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Waves & Optics, Electricity & Magnetism; Descriptive Astronomy; Life in the Universe; Physics of Stars and Planets; Galaxies & Cosmology; and Quantum Physics.  See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Generally, M.A./M.S. in Physics, Astronomy or related field is required. For some areas, B.A./B.S. with successful teaching experience in the field may be considered. Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy or related, as well as training and teaching experience relevant to the course or area of specialization is preferred.

    For these areas, other qualifications apply:

    Electronics & Electronic Instrumentation Lecture/Lab, and Electronic Instrumentation & Control Systems Lecture/Lab

    M.A./M.S. with expertise in electronics is required. Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy or related field, training and successful teaching experience relevant to the course or area of specialization is preferred.  

    Upper-division Physics Courses

    Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy or related field with appropriate Physics background is required. Preference will be given to candidates with successful teaching experience and/or training relevant to the course or area of specialization.

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  33. Politics (Job #7138)

    The Department

    Our classes focus on critical engagement with current political practices globally and in the U.S. The Political Science major will give students the skills they need to pursue a career in political organizing, public policy, government, or law.

    Department Concentrations

    Law & Policy
    Politics of Environment & Sustainability
    Global Politics

    See Department website here: https://politics.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include People & Politics, American Government, Intro to Political Theory, Environmental Politics, Global Governance, U.S. Foreign Policy, and more. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Unless specified otherwise below, required qualifications are a M.A. in Political Science or related field, as well as documented teaching effectiveness in course content and/or related professional experience, and relevant scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates with a completed Ph.D. in Political Science or related field.

    PSCI 330 – Political Regimes & Political Change

    Degree: M.A. and/or ABD in Political Science or related field

    Experience: Documented teaching effectiveness in course content and relevant scholarship or related professional experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have a completed Ph.D. in Political Science or related field, and significant field experience in the appropriate region.

    PSCI 412 – Legal Research, and PSCI 413 – Moot Court

    Degree: M.A. in political science or related field

    Experience: Documented legal research experience

    Preferred: Documented teaching effectiveness in course content

    PSCI 482 – Internship

    Degree: M.A. in Political Science or related field

    Experience: Documented professional experience with internship placement, career education, and/or service learning.

    PSCI 480 – Seminar in Political Science, and PSCI 485 – Capstone Seminar in Politics

    Degree: Ph.D. in political science or related field.

    Experience: Documented teaching effectiveness in course content and relevant scholarship or related professional experience.

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  34. Psychology (Job #7048)

    The Department

    The Humboldt State University Psychology department is dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate students with the skills to scientifically and critically evaluate psychological processes. Our courses address the impact of culture and context on human functioning, fostering an appreciation for differences through research and applied experiences. We value and respect diversity as a strength and in this regard seek to attract and retain the best possible students, staff, and faculty. We prepare our students to apply their knowledge and skills from psychology to create a socially just and equitable society.

    Psychology Programs

    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – General Psychology, Graduate Study Preparation
    Graduate Programs – Academic Research, Counseling, School Psychology
    Minor in Psychology

    Department website:  https://psychology.humboldt.edu/

    Areas of Specialization Most Often in Need of Coverage

    100 Critical Thinking
    104 Introduction to Psychology
    241 Statistics
    300 Psychology of Gender
    302 Psychology of Prejudice
    303 Family Relations in Contemporary Society
    400 Health Psychology
    486 History and Systems of Psychology

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    M.A./M.S. or equivalent in the appropriate field, as well as documented evidence of course-related content expertise is required. For graduate courses in the Counseling and School Psychology programs, relevant experiences in counseling or school settings is required. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctoral degree in a relevant field, as well as documented successful teaching experience at the college level within the last three years. 

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  35. Religious Studies (Job #7028)

    The Department

    The Humboldt State University Department of Religious Studies offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in the History of Religions, which some people call Comparative Religion. We use research methods from the Social Sciences and Humanities to understand the relationship between faith and reason, the role of religion and ethics in public life, and the causes of peace and conflict. We believe our sacred relationships with nature, history, God, truth, justice, beauty, or reason hold a collective power that motivates people in positive and negative ways. Humans communicate meaning, purpose, and hope through mythic narratives and ritual performances in ways that sustain and build the world. We strive to be compassionate and impartial and we support the First Amendment.

    The B.A. degree in Religious Studies provides classical Liberal Arts breadth for students to succeed in Medical School, Law School, Business School, Nursing, or Teaching Credential programs. Artists, counselors, engineers, accountants, and more will benefit by adding a second major.

    We designed our major to be completed in one or two years to encourage study abroad, internships, work experience, second language, publications, and double-majors.

    Our approach is international and multidisciplinary, which means we collaborate with World Languages and Cultures, Geography, Environmental Studies, History, Philosophy, Anthropology, and Art. 

    See Department website here:  https://religiousstudies.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include World Religions, Living Myths, Zen, Dharma and Tao, Spiritual Traditions of India, Mysticism & Madness, and others. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    A Master’s degree in Religious Studies or related field, as well as documented teaching experience (unless the applicant is a recent recipient of a Ph.D. or Master’s degree).  Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Religious Studies, have experience or affiliation with the American Academy of Religion or related academic society, public teaching experience in California (or equivalent), and those who are multilingual or have international education experience.  

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  36. School of Business (Job #7049)

    The Department

    The School of Business offers a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, a minor in Business Administration as well as a one year MBA program. Our core curriculum provides a solid foundation in accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing and business law. Our areas of concentration (specialization) are Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing and New Venture Management. 

    Visit our Alumni page: https://business.humboldt.edu/content/alumni-0

    Department website:  https://business.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization:See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Lower Division Business Core Courses

    Degree: Doctorate/ABD in discipline or related field preferred; specialized Masters in area or MBA and some industry experience in that area may be considered.                                          

    Experience: Successful teaching experience in the discipline.*

    Upper Division Business Core Courses

    Degree: Doctorate/ABD in discipline or related field preferred; specialized Masters in area or MBA and some industry experience in that area may be considered.

    Experience: Specialized teaching experience in the discipline.*

    Business Concentration Courses (Upper division)

    Degree: Doctorate/ABD in discipline or related field preferred; specialized Masters in area or MBA and significant industry experience in that area may be considered.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience in concentration.*

    MBA Courses

    Degree: Doctorate/ABD in discipline or related field.Experience:  Successful teaching experience in graduate courses in area of specialization.*

    *Successful teaching experience is evidenced by the following: 1. Scores and comments in student evaluations that meet satisfactory benchmarks (in that area or a closely related area) at HSU or another institution. 2. Appropriate level of rigor in the delivery of the course based on syllabus, assignments, exams, and classroom visits, etc. 

    Note: For a new faculty who may not have teaching experience, evidence of potential for effective teaching will be adequate for initial hiring decision.

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  37. Social Work (Job #7035)

    The Department

    See department website here: https://socialwork.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: Social Policy, Mental Health & Recovery, Child and Family Welfare, Human Development, Diversity, and Relationships, Social Policy, Research for Advanced Standing, Integrated Clinical Practice, and Special Topics. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    SW 101 Introduction to Social Work
    SW 255 Beginning Social Work Experience
    SW 330 Social Policy
    SW 340 Social Work Methods I
    SW 340L Social Work Methods I Lab
    SW 341 Social Work Methods II
    SW 341M Social Work Methods II Lab
    SW 350 Human Behavior & Social Environment I
    SW 351 Human Behavior & Social Environment II
    SW 355 Social Agency Experience
    SW 356 Social Work Field Preparation
    SW 382 Social Work Research Methods
    SW 411 Distributed Learning Community - BA
    SW 420 Decolonizing Social Work
    SW 431 Juvenile Delinquency
    SW 442 Advanced Social Work Methods
    SW 442 Child and Family Welfare
    SW 442 Mental Health & Recovery
    SW 455 Social Work Field Experience
    SW 456 Field Experience Seminar
    SW 459 BA Title IV-E Seminar
    SW 480 Special Topics
    SW 494 Social Work Workshop
    SW 499 Directed Study
    SW 511 Distributed Learning Community - Foundation Year
    SW 530 Social Policy
    SW 540 Generalist Social Work Practice
    SW 541 Practice with Native American and Rural Communities
    SW 543 Methods II
    SW 550 Human Development, Diversity, and Relationships
    SW 555 Foundation Internship
    SW 559 Child Welfare Training Seminar
    SW 570 Dynamics of Groups, Agencies, and Organizations
    SW 580 Special Topics
    SW 581 Research for Advanced Standing
    SW 582 Research I: Philosophy and Methods
    SW 583 Research II: Data Analysis and Evaluation
    SW 599 Independent Study
    SW 611 Distributed Learning Community - Advanced Year
    SW 640 Child and Family Welfare
    SW 641 Integrated Clinical Practice
    SW 643 Communities and Organizations
    SW 648 Advanced Clinical Practice
    SW 649 Wellness and Sustainability
    SW 651 Advanced Practice w/Indigenous and Rural Communities
    SW 655 Advanced Internship
    SW 658 Mental Health Training Seminar
    SW 659 Advanced Child Welfare Training Seminar
    SW 670 Social Work Practice in School Settings I
    SW 671 Social Work Practice in School Settings II
    SW 680 Seminar in Social Work Topics
    SW 682 Master's Project Development
    SW 683 Master's Project Implementation
    SW 699 Independent Study

    Minimum Qualifications

    Degree: MSW.

    Note: For 330/530, prior experience teaching the course is acceptable in lieu of an MSW.

    Experience: Two years practice post-MSW; training or teaching experience relevant to course(s) noted.

    Preferred: Experience with online education; Demonstrated experience working with Indigenous Communities and/or other communities of color; Doctorate in related field.

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  38. Sociology (Job #7033)

    The Department

    The Department of Sociology offers a BA in Sociology, a BA in Criminology and Justice Studies (CJS), and an MA in Public Sociology. Both BA degrees in our Department include a rigorous core of theory and methods, service learning, writing intensive courses, professional development seminar, and two capstone options. About two-thirds of the students in our programs identify as students of color, first-generation college students, and/or Pell Grant recipients. As a department we work to address social justice at the local, regional and global level. Our goal is to foster a desire and respect for social change amongst our students and our local community. Both our undergraduate and graduate programs encourage imagination, creativity and the development of applied methodological skills.  We are engaged in our local community and the larger national and international debates through our research and our scholarly activism. We encourage you to join us!

    Department website:   https://sociology.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    The BA in Sociology requires major electives in Inequalities and Change, Environment, and Communities and Identity. The CJS major elective areas include: Inequalities, Identities, and Crime; Law; Justice and Policy; and Social Research and Action. Courses offered by the department include Migration and the Global Economy, Forests and Culture, Environmental Crime, Drugs and Society, Altruism and Compassion, Community Organizing, Policing Bodies, and Popular Culture.  See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    M.A./M.S. or equivalent in the appropriate field, as well as documented evidence of course-related content expertise is required. Preference will be given to candidates with documented successful teaching experience at the college level within the last three years. For candidates applying to teach graduate level courses, at least 30 units of coursework toward PhD must be completed in addition to a M.A./M.S. or equivalent in the appropriate field. Evidence of effectiveness and inclusive pedagogy in teaching and mentoring low-income, first-generation, and students of color. Evidence of recent teaching experience (within the last 2-3 years) working with freshmen as they transition from high school to college and in helping them develop foundational academic skills (time management, reading strategies, writing, test preparation, & classroom expectations).

    For these areas, special qualifications apply

    None required

    In all cases, preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctoral degree in a relevant field.

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  39. Theatre (Job #7030)

    The Department

    The Department of Theatre, Film & Dance  at Humboldt State University offers a B.A. in Theatre Arts, as well as a Minor.

    See the Theatre Program website here:  https://theatre.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Course topics include Storytelling, Design and Production, Performance, History and Theory, and more. 

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications:

    M.A. in appropriate field is generally required, however B.A. plus teaching experience will be considered. Required experience includes successful teaching experience at the college level and/or professional work related to the appropriate field.  Preference will be given to candidates holding a M.F.A. or Ph.D. in the appropriate field, and those who can provide evidence of teaching effectiveness via evaluation of supervisors or colleagues, the ability to work within program and stated goals of Department of Theatre, Film & Dance Department.  

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  40. Wildlife (Job #7047)

    The Department

    The Wildlifecurriculum focuses on Applied Vertebrate Ecology.  Our student learning is directed toward understanding the distribution and abundance of species with a special emphasis on mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Our classroom curriculum is augmented by the facilities available at Humboldt State including our newly renovated buildings with state-of-the-art labs, Wildlife Museum, Wildlife Game Pens, The Coral Sea, our marine research vessel, Wildlife Refuge, and an emphasis on learning in the field that is accentuated by easy access to the natural environment.  Our offer both an undergraduate and graduate program in Wildlife. 

    At Humboldt State, we have a strong reputation and a high rate of job-placement within the discipline with 86% of our graduates employed in a position related to wildlife.  Our faculty is committed to teaching and being professionally active.  Our curriculum blends basic science with specialized upper division courses.  We afford students experience in study design and participation in applied research. 

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    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    Courses offered by the department include: Introduction to Wildlife, Wildlife Policy & Animal Welfare, Principles of Wildlife Management, Ornithology, Ecology & Management of Wetland Habitats For Wildlife, Behavioral Ecology, Animal Energetics, Urban Wildlife Ecology, Spatial Wildlife Ecology, Conservation Biology, and Advanced Topics. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    PhD candidate in Wildlife or related field, and successful teaching experience with demonstrated topical expertise in the field of study are required.  Preferred qualifications include relevance of training to appropriate area; teaching effectiveness as evidenced by evaluation of supervisors, colleagues, and/or students is preferred. 

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  41. World Languages & Cultures (Job #7024)

    The Department

    The Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) offers programs in Chinese, French, German, and Spanish. The richness and diversity of offerings permit our students to find multilevel academic opportunities under one single department. WLC provides a comprehensive, unifying theme around the study of international languages and cultures. Within this framework, the Department’s programs of languages and cultures make possible the acquisition of languages that permit a deeper interaction among national ethnic groups and international cultures.

    The Department of World Languages and Cultures firmly believes that students with an international understanding of cultural, ethnic, and racial issues, coupled with second languages competency, will be better equipped to meet the professional challenges of the 21st century.

    See Department website here: https://wlc.humboldt.edu/

    Courses/Areas of Specialization

    The Department offers language courses in Chinese, French, German, and Spanish, as well as special topics related to these languages.

    See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

    Qualifications

    Chinese Courses

    Degree: B.A./B.S. or equivalent. 

    Experience: Successful Mandarin teaching experience and academic or professional work related to appropriate field. 

    Preferred: M.A./M.S.; teaching experience at the university level; relevance of training or experience to teaching the specific course; area of specialization; evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    French Courses

    Degree: B.A./B.S. or equivalent.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work related to French language and Francophone cultures.

    Preferred: M.A./Ph.D. or equivalent; teaching experience at the university level; native or near-native French-speaker with recent experience living in a French-speaking country; ability to teach in French & English; demonstrated teaching excellence in French and Francophone African literatures and cultures and beginning and advanced French language courses.

    German Courses

    Degree: B.A./B.S. or equivalent.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work related to German language and culture.

    Preferred: M.A./Ph.D. or equivalent; teaching experience at the university level; native or near-native German-speaker with recent experience living in a German-speaking country; ability to teach in German & English; demonstrated teaching excellence in German literatures and cultures and beginning and advanced German language courses.

    Spanish Courses

    Degree: B.A./B.S. or equivalent.

    Experience: Successful teaching experience and academic or professional work appropriate to teach specific courses.

    Preferred: M.A./Ph.D. or equivalent; teaching experience at the university level; expertise in area of specialization appropriate to the course; evidence of teaching effectiveness; ability to teach in Spanish and English.

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New employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10 year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits. 

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