Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-MPPDEI [#22345]
Position Title: F23-Assistant Professor, Math, Physics, or Philosophy STEM Mentor, Tenure-Track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Philosophy
Appl Deadline:2022/11/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/17, finished 2023/05/13, listed until 2022/11/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

As part of an initiative to hire leading research scientists with a strong commitment to promoting 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 2023 in the discipline of Mathematics, Physics, or Philosophy. 

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. The university is a nationally ranked R2 research institution with a commitment to excellence through world-class research and innovative teaching. Schmid College of Science and Technology 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 Keck Center for Science and Engineering.

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 Ph.D. in a field relevant to Mathematics, Physics, or Philosophy, 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. Faculty appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor rank with current academic standing in one of the College’s academic programs. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service.

Application packages should be submitted online via Academic Job Online and include the following documents: 
 1) cover letter 
 2) statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to mentoring activities and detailed plans for continuing and leading such activities in the future 
 3) curriculum vitae
 4) research statement 
 5) teaching statement 

Each of the five items should be submitted as a standalone document. Applicants should also arrange a list of three references on one page provided directly to the search committee at the same time as the other application materials. 

Please apply through c/o: Academic Jobs Online:

Inquiries may be directed to search chair email: Please use “Assistant Professor, Math, Physics, and Philosophy STEM Mentor" as the email subject line. 

Application review will begin November 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Chapman offers competitive salaries, research start-up funds, and recruitment allowances. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval. Benefits start the first day of the month following the start of employment. The salary range for this Assistant Professor position is $82,000-$92,000.

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

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866