Chapman University seeks applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Health Psychology in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, beginning August 2016.
Chapman University is located in the heart of Orange County, California and 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 recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the University is available at http://www.chapman.edu.
evelop and maintain a productive and innovative line of research with strong potential for or demonstration of extramural funding in health psychology (broadly defined). Specific area of research is open (e.g., social, developmental, clinical health). For example, applicants with a program of research focusing on health disparities, psychological well-being and biological markers of health, behavior change, maternal health and pregnancy outcomes, positive psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, Darwinian medicine, eating behaviors, human sexuality, or other related areas are encouraged to apply.
The applicant is expected to join the growing Health Psychology Research Group at in the psychology department housed within the newly formed Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences at Chapman University (weblink: https://www.chapman.edu/crean/academic-programs/undergraduate-programs/ba-psychology/).
The teaching load for this position is 2-2 and includes teaching undergraduate courses in areas of expertise using innovative and efficient methods of teaching.
Candidates will also advise undergraduate students and supervise student research projects. Chapman currently has a system through which mentoring individual student research projects can be applied towards teaching load.
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.
Application review will begin immediately. All applications submitted by November 12, 2015 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled.
All candidates should electronically submit:
1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum Vita
3) Research statement
4) Teaching statement
5) Summary of teaching and research mentoring experiences
6) Teaching evaluation ratings
7) Official copies of two or more recent course evaluations
8) Reprints of 3-4 publications or other scholarly work
9) Three letters of reference.
Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level may provide letters of recommendation with the initial application, or can arrange to provide letters if requested from search committee after initial review of application.
Please submit materials to:
Dr. David Frederick
Search Committee Chair
Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.