Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Chapman University

Position ID:Chapman University-Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences-HSIAPNTTF2017 [#8244]
Position Title: Instructional Assistant Professor of Health Science, Non-Tenure Track, Fall 2017
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Health Sciences
Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline:2017/02/01 finished (posted 2016/10/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Chapman University's Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology seek applications for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty position to teach courses in the Health Sciences major related to Public Health, Health Policy, and/or Health Informatics beginning Fall 2017.

The Health Sciences major prepares students for graduate work leading to careers in health care fields, offering a combination of basic science, behavioral science, and health science courses that provide students with a multidisciplinary understanding of health and healthcare.

Chapman University is located in the heart of Orange County, California and offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the University is available at

A Ph.D. in disciplines related to public health or health policy, DrPH or dual degrees such as MPH/MPP is required, as is prior teaching experience with evidence of teaching effectiveness (especially pertaining to undergraduate students). Applied experience in public health, health planning and policy (domestically and/or internationally), and collaborative practice in the health sciences is desirable.

Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester that may include teaching dedicated courses and/or develop courses that include content in the areas of: Public Health, Health Policy and Planning, and Global Health that will include principles of Interprofessional Education and Evidence-Based Practice. The person will also be required to teach a Capstone course that will be the culminating experience for senior students applying to health care programs. The primary service responsibility of the successful candidate will consist of advising health science majors. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Note - This full-time Instructional Assistant Professor position is available for an initial two year contact that is potentially renewable for longer terms and includes benefits.

Contact Information
Qualified candidates should submit: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching statement; 4) evidence of effective teaching; and 5) three letters of recommendation. Please submit materials electronically to Dr. Ken Sumida, Search Committee Chair, via Please submit materials before February 1, 2017. If you have questions, please contact Darla Welty (
Timeline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Chapman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing career opportunities to all people, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. Chapman University requires background checks for all new employees. Position is conditional on final budget approval.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

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