Assistant Professor of Health and Human Services

Seaside, California
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION:  Assistant Professor of Health and Human Services

COLLEGE:  Health Sciences and Human Services

TYPE:  Tenure-Track

We are seeking an outstanding teacher/scholar who is:

  • Knowledgeable about key factors related to health sciences and human services
  • Passionate about her/his areas of expertise
  • Dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, and committed to innovative approaches to curriculum development and delivery, including student-centered, flipped classroom, outcomes-based pedagogy
  • Committed to collaboration, interdisciplinary education and interprofessional practice
  • An original and creative thinker
  • Willing and able to contribute to program and departmental growth and administration
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and is committed to serving a diverse population at a Hispanic Serving Institution


  • Teaching undergraduate courses in the department of Health, Human Services and Public Policy, including the following: biostatistics, introduction to public health, research methods, program planning and program evaluation, policy, and others to be determined.Other shared teaching opportunities within the major(s) in the department may be among assigned teaching load. A typical teaching load is 12 credits per semester.(Note: Additional intersession and online teaching opportunities may be available.)
  • Sharing oversight of and leadership for undergraduate concentration(s) in the major.
  • Developing relationships with local and regional community leaders in the public and non-profit sectors for applied research projects.
  • Collaborating with department colleagues for ongoing curriculum assessment and evolution of interdisciplinary undergraduate health sciences and human services curriculum.
  • Participating with department colleagues in the development of future programs, such as public health, health education, healthcare leadership, policy (e.g., MPH, certificates, etc.).


  • Doctoral degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, social services, or related field from an accredited university.
  • Evidence of (or potential for) effective teaching in biostatistics, program evaluation, public health, health sciences, social work, research methods, and culturally relevant health promotion.
  • Evidence of an applied research agenda and publication record (with a focus on underrepresented/underserved populations),
  • Evidence of the ability to work with and mentor ethnically and culturally diverse students (especially Hispanic/Latino students).
  • Commitment to excellence in professional degree programs that provide rigorous training and educational opportunities for students dedicated to social equity/change.
  • Welcome the opportunity to join a group of dedicated colleagues in a progressive and innovative educational environment wherein collaboration is highly valued.


  • Successful community collaborative project development.
  • Capable of and interested in contributing to program and departmental administration.
  • Evaluation experience at the organizational, program, and/or project level.
  • Experience with online curriculum delivery systems.
  • Experience with community-based participatory research methods.
  • Evidence of a track-record of peer-reviewed publications and external grant funding.
  • Familiarity with “collective impact” model.
  • Professional and leadership experience in public and/or nonprofit public health and/or healthcare sectors.


The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to  satisfactorily complete  the  background  check  may  affect  the application  status  of  applicants  or  continued  employment  of  current  CSU employees who apply for the position.

JOB POSTING DATE:  09/08/2017



APPLY:  A completed online application and all required materials must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.

For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389.  For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the link provided for the respective hours and the location.

CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S..