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Assistant Professor, Math, Physics, or Philosophy STEM Mentor, Tenure-Track

Chapman University - Schmid College
Orange, California (US)
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications
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Sep 23, 2022

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Assistant Professor, Math, Physics, or Philosophy STEM Mentor, Tenure-Track

As part of an initiative to hire leading research scientists with a strong commitment to promoting
the success of underrepresented students in the sciences, the Schmid College of Science and
Technology at Chapman University announces a tenure track faculty position, at the rank of
Assistant Professor, effective August 2023 in the discipline of Mathematics, Physics, or Philosophy.

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. The university is a nationally ranked R2 research institution with a commitment to
excellence through world-class research and innovative teaching. Schmid College of Science and
Technology serves an increasingly diverse body of students engaged in Biology, Biochemistry &
Chemistry, Computational and Data Science, Environmental Science and Policy, Food Science
and Nutrition, Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy. The college is housed in the Keck Center for
Science and Engineering.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a field relevant to Mathematics, Physics, or Philosophy, and have
outstanding records of scholarly publications, research support, and a history of commitment to
the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations. 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 that lead to demonstrable
advances in diversity, equity, and inclusion for our students, faculty, and staff. Service and
teaching expectations will not exceed those of any other faculty position. 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.

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

Application packages should be submitted online via Academic Job Online and include the
following documents:
1) cover letter
2) statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to
mentoring activities and detailed plans for continuing and leading such activities in the future
3) curriculum vita
4) research statement
5) teaching statement
Each of the five items should be submitted as a standalone document. Applicants should also
arrange a list of three references on one page provided directly to the search committee at the
same time as the other application materials.

Please apply through c/o: Academic Jobs Online:

Application review will begin October 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries may be directed to search chair email: Please use “Assistant
Professor, Math, Physics, and Philosophy STEM Mentor" as the email subject line.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

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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