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Job Title
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Tenure Track, August 2018
Department Location Category Status
Psychology Orange Faculty Full-time
General Information
Chapman University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychology (tenure-track) with a focus on Health in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences beginning August 2018.

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
A Ph.D. from an accredited program in psychology or related field; evidence of excellence in research and teaching; competence in quantitative methods of research, statistics/biostatistics, and research design. Specific area of disciplinary expertise should be related to solving problems in health sciences.
Develop 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. For example, applicants with a program of research focusing on biobehavioral health, psychoneuroendocrinology/immunology, interpersonal processes and health, emotions and health, maternal-child health, aging, Darwinian medicine, eating behaviors, behavioral interventions, health disparities, or other related areas are encouraged to apply.

The applicant is expected to join the newly established Center for Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health (CEBAH) within the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences at Chapman University

The teaching load for this position is 2-2 and includes teaching undergraduate courses in areas of expertise using innovative and effective 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.
Contact Information
All applications submitted by November 3, 2017 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should electronically submit all of the following documents:

1) Cover letter
2) Faculty employment application
3) Curriculum Vita
4) Research statement
5) Teaching statement
6) Official copies of two or more recent course evaluations
7) Summary of courses taught, courses interested in teaching, research mentoring experiences, and numerical summary of student teaching evaluation ratings (as a separate document or as part of the teaching statement)
8) Reprints of 3-4 publications or other scholarly work
9) Three letters of reference

Please submit them to:

Dr. Laura Glynn, Search Committee Chair
C/O Academic Jobs Online

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.

Note: This position is subject to final funding 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.

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