Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-F24MPPTT [#26121]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Math, Physics, or Philosophy, Tenure-Track, Fall 2024
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Philosophy
Appl Deadline:2023/11/12 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/06, listed until 2024/11/12)
Position Description:    

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


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



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.


  • 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) in the intersection of Math, Philosophy and Physics, with a particular emphasis on the connections of mathematics and philosophy (philosophy of mathematics, foundation of mathematics, logic and computation, history of mathematics and logic, philosophical logic, mathematization of natural and social sciences, etc.)

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following via Interfolio (

  • 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

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Application reviews will begin November 12, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

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