Assistant Professor of Public Health, Tenure-Track, Fall 2021

Orange, California
Mar 09, 2021
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Information

The Department of Health Sciences within Chapman University’s Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of public health position, to begin in August 2021. Candidates that have experience working with large datasets, big data, data modeling and visualization and in teams are encouraged to apply.

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. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about the university and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences 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


We are looking for exemplary scholars dedicated to advancing public health research and improving health and well-being in health disparities populations.

A Ph.D. in Public Health or related area is required.

Consistent with career stage, the successful candidate will have a strong record of innovative research in public health, with emphasis in one or more of the following priority areas: epidemiology, chronic and/or infectious disease, immunology. The successful candidate should also have a strong track record and dedication to teaching foundational and advanced courses (e.g., epidemiology), as well as mentoring and training the next generation of public health leaders.


The successful candidate will (1) develop and maintain an extramurally-funded research program, (2) teach foundational and advanced courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, (3) advise and mentor undergraduate students, and (4) participate in service activities for the department, school, and university. 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

Candidates should electronically submit:

1) Chapman University Faculty Employment Application

2) Letter of Application

3) Curriculum Vitae

4) Statement of research

5) Recent publications

6) Statement of teaching philosophy and diversity

7) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student and peer teaching evaluations)

8) Three letters of recommendation

Please address materials to:

Jason A. Douglas, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair

c/o Academic Jobs Online at

Inquires may be directed to Christine Dumaual ([email protected]). Please use “TT Public Health Position” as the email subject line.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit your completed application no later than March 28, 2021. The position is effective Fall 2021. Salary is competitive and based on credentials and experience. This position is contingent upon final budget approval. Successful completion of a criminal 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.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department.

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