Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-TTSCHMIDDEI [#19464]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology, Tenure-Track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Advanced Design and Statistical Analysis, Animal behavior, Animals, Biochemical, Biochemical Ecology, Biochemistry, Biodiversity, Biogeography, Biology, Biology of Fishes, Biomechanics, Biophotonics, Biophysics, Bryology, Cell Biology, Chemical, Climate-change Biology, Comparative Biology, Computational biology, Conservation, Conservation Biology, Developmental Biology, Discipline-based education research, Ecology, Epigenetics, Evolution, Evolutionary Biology, Field, Field Ecology, Functional, Gene Regulation, Genetic, Genetics, Genomic/Proteomic, Genomics, Human Anatomy, Human Microbiome, Human Physiology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Integrative, Integrative Neurobiology, invertebrate biology and/or microorganisms, Landscape Ecology, Mammalian Biology, marine biolog, Mathematical Modeling, Microbiology, Microscopy, Molecular, Molecular Genetics, Molecular/Cell Biology, Mouse Genetics, mycology, Native Flora, Natural Resources, Neural Circuits, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Organismal Biology, Other, Philosophy of Biology, physiological aspects of animal behaviour, Physiological Plant Ecology, PHYSIOLOGY, Plant Biology, Plant development, Protein chemistry, Science education research, Structural Biology, Synthetic Biology, Systematics, Systems biology, Toxicology, vertebrate physiology with environmental stressor, virology, Writing-to-learn
Mathematics / Mathematics
Appl Deadline:2021/11/05 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/17, updated 2021/09/07, listed until 2021/11/05)
Position Description:    

As part of an initiative to hire leading research scientists with a strong commitment to promote the success of underrepresented students in the sciences, the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University announces a tenure track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant professor, effective August 2022.

Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California's most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classifications of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as 122nd among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2021). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Schmid College of Science and Technology which serves an increasingly diverse body of students engaged in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computational and Data Science, Environmental Science and Policy, Food Science and Nutrition, Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy. The college is housed in the brand-new Keck Center for Science and Engineering. More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

Candidates must have a PhD in a field relevant to one of the above programs, and have outstanding records of scholarly publications, research support, and a history of commitment to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations.  

The successful candidate will be expected to continue their active research program and mentoring activities, as well as help design, implement and assess innovative new programs that lead to demonstrable advances in diversity, equity and inclusion for our students, faculty, and staff. Service and teaching expectations will not exceed those of any other faculty position. 

Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure considerations and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service. 

Candidates should submit the following electronically via:­ 

Please include three references (actual letters acceptable but not required). Names and email addresses on one page will suffice, and must be submitted at the same time as application materials.

  • Faculty Employment Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • Statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to formal and informal mentoring activities and detailed plans for continuing such activities in the future 
  • Teaching interests

Each of the items should be submitted as a standalone document. 

At Chapman University, we place great value in a diversity of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives, particularly from groups that are traditionally under-represented in higher education within the US. As such we seek candidates who will support and advance our mission of being inclusive of all students in our teaching, our research, our collaborations, our service, and beyond.

Review of applications will commence November 5, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to the Schmid College Search Chairs at
Please use “Assistant Professor of Schmid College, Tenure track Position” as the email subject line.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This position is contingent upon final budget approval. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidates.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. 

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

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