Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-F18NUTRTT [#9223]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Nutritional Pharmacology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Pharmacology
Molecular Biology
Nutrition / Biochemistry
Food Science
Appl Deadline:2017/12/17* finished (2017/06/09, finished 2018/03/01)
Position Description:    

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

Chapman University is seeking a tenure track faculty member to engage in innovative research at the interface of nutritional science, pharmacology, biochemistry, and food science. The faculty member will have a joint appointment in the Schmid College of Science and Technology (Biochemistry & Chemistry and Food Science) and the School of Pharmacy, with the primary appointment in Food Science.

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. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national prominence with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching.  More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology and the School of Pharmacy is available at

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in nutritional science, biochemistry, nutritional pharmacology, food science or related field with demonstrated ability to establish an independent research program that spans pharmacology, biochemistry and nutrition.  Excellence in teaching is expected, and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate on research and teaching initiatives with faculty across the breadth of disciplines represented by the two units. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate/Pharm.D. courses in nutritional pharmacology and functional foods, and undergraduate courses in nutritional biochemistry and medicinal chemistry.  The ability to direct both undergraduate and graduate student research is required. 
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.

Contact Information:
Qualified applicants must submit a letter of application that clearly articulates how the candidate envisions contributing to the research, educational, and diversity & inclusion missions of Chapman University. Applicants should also submit a curriculum vitae, research statement, brief teaching philosophy statement, a completed faculty employment application and arrange for the submission of three letters of reference. All information should be submitted electronically at the following link:

Application review will begin Fall 2017.  Competitive salary and start-up funds will be provided. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

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.


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Further Info:
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

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