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We are now receiving applications for Spring Semester 2015. Please document qualifications for each subject you could teach from the LINKED LIST. In December, we will have another deadline for Fall Semester 2015. Applicants should forward a current resume and a letter that designates specific courses or areas they are interested in teaching and, whenever possible, times available for teaching assignments. The resume should include educational background, prior teaching experience, and/or related professional experience. Submit via email to: or mail to: California State University, Northridge; Biology Department; Attn: Cherie Hawthorne; 18111 Nordhoff Street; Northridge, CA 91330-8303. Current lecturers must also submit this information each year.


We currently have no open staff positions.

Full-time tenure-track position

California State University, Northridge, seeks a Plant Evolutionary Biologist to become a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology. Applicants’ research should address evolutionary questions in plant biology, with a preferable focus on molecular systematics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience. Teaching will include Evolutionary Biology, Flowering Plants, and/or an upper division course developed by the applicant. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program involving undergraduate and M.S. students, aggressively seek extramural funding, demonstrate teaching excellence, and provide effective instruction to students of diverse backgrounds in a multicultural setting.

For the official announcement of the opening, including instructions on applying, click HERE.