Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-F24MPP [#24747]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Math, Physics, or Philosophy, Tenure-Track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/07/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/06/01, finished 2024/01/20, listed until 2023/07/15)
Position Description:    

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

As part of an initiative to advance research at the intersections of Math, Physics, and Philosophy, and in parallel with the launch of a new doctoral program, the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University seeks a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 2024 in the discipline of Mathematics, Physics, or Philosophy.

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 Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #121 among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). 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. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Chapman University is available at

Schmid College of Science and Technology (SCST) embodies Chapman’s mission of providing students with personalized educational experiences by fostering an outstanding community of teacher-scholars across a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Schmid College has a new 140,000 sq ft home, the Keck Center for Science and Engineering, alongside the newly founded Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering. More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology is available at


·     Ph.D. or equivalent in a field relevant to Mathematics, Physics, or Philosophy at time of appointment 

·     Outstanding records of scholarly publications and research

·     Commitment to the mentorship of students

·    Demonstrated aptitude to interdisciplinary research (and teaching) intersection of the three  ,  with a particular emphasis on the connections of mathematics and philosophy (philosophy of mathematics, foundation of mathematics, logic and computation, history of mathematic and logic, philosophical logic, mathematization of natural and social sciences, etc.)


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. Faculty appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor rank with current academic standing in one of the College’s academic programs. Chapman offers competitive salaries, research start-up funds, and recruitment allowances. 

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

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Qualified candidates should submit the following electronically via c/o: 

·        Faculty employment application

·        Cover letter

·        Curriculum vitae

·        Research statement

·        Teaching statement

·        Statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion

·        Sample of publications or research work

·        Three references listed on one page

Please use “MPP Assistant Professor” as the email subject line. Direct inquiries to search chair email, at

Application review will begin July 15th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. 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

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Orange, CA 92866