Assistant or Associate Professor, Health Science
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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-
Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences
Assistant or Associate Professor
Department of Health Sciences
College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing
The Department of Health Sciences, College of Health, Human Services, and
Nursing at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites
applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate
Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2022.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every
race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and
members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates
who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from
diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and
For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
The Department of Health Sciences
The Department of Health Sciences has nearly 600 majors and is housed within
the College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing. This dynamic and rapidly
growing program offers a B.S. degree in Health Science with concentrations in
community health, healthcare management, and radiologic technology. A master's
degree program is currently under development for implementation within the
next few years.
The mission of the Department of Health Sciences is to:
Strengthen students' intellectual capacities and abilities to develop and
mobilize human and institutional resources and services to meet the health
needs of diverse individuals and populations, as well as the communities in
which they reside.
Educate students in developing and implementing evidence-based assessment and
intervention models that improve the biopsychosocial health of diverse
individuals and populations, as well as the communities in which they reside.
Prepare scholar-practitioners to engage in multidisciplinary scientific
inquiry that advances the knowledge base of research and practice in the
Prepare graduates who will be leaders in their fields and professions to
inform and influence professional dialogues on key health issues affecting
diverse individuals and populations, as well as the communities in which they
Prepare scholar-activists who -- with a global consciousness and ecosystemic
perspective -- are committed to attaining health equity and collective well-
being through the promotion of human development, universal human rights, and
For more information: https:// www4.csudh.edu/health-sciences/health-
This is an academic year tenure-track/tenured position at the rank of
Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Sciences beginning August 2022.
Candidates are sought with a doctorate in public health, or a closely-related
field, with a focus on community health.
Excellence in teaching, scholarly publications, service to the university and
community, student advisement and recruitment, curriculum development, and
other responsibilities consistent with the mission of the University and the
requirements of the Division and College are expected. Teaching duties may
consist of day, evening, weekend, and/or online classes in both the current
undergraduate and planned graduate programs. Teaching areas include but are
not limited to public health; research methods; community health assessment,
program development, implementation, and evaluation; methods in health
education; multicultural health, health disparities and social justice; social
epidemiology; CHES preparation; grant writing; capstone seminar; and
internship seminar. Conduct research, produce scholarly publications/research
works and pursue external sources of funding in the field of community health.
Contribute to departmental, collegiate and university-wide programs and
initiatives via service opportunities.
Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with colleagues
from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
Earned doctorate by start of appointment in public health with a focus on
community health; or earned doctorate in related field and MPH in
Excellent teaching track record and evidence of a strong commitment to
student success as evidenced by one or more of the following:
teaching in the curriculum
developing course materials
participating in program accreditation
creating/adapting educational technology applications
writing/securing/implementing education program grants
developing pedagogical innovations and inquiries (as differentiated from the scholarship of teaching and learning)
Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic,
cultural, and academic backgrounds;
Current or recent experience in community health practice and working with
Scholarly publications commensurate with experience;
Curriculum development experience;
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential;
Established relationships with community-based organizations and health
Experience in one or more of the following areas: grant writing,
mentorship of students engaged in research, program development, student
learning outcomes assessment, and/or program accreditation
Evidence of strong commitment to equity, inclusion, and racial justice.
Employment Requirement – Background Check
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records
check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of
employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals
disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate
knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily
complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current
CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Mandated Reporter Per CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to
comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised
July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now"
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The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in
November 2021. For full consideration, please submit your completed
application with the required materials no later than November 30, 2021.
Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)
List of 3 references with contact information
Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the
A Statement on Teaching (2 pages maximum)
A Statement on Research (2 pages maximum)
Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
Teaching Evaluations (if available)
Given CSUDH's commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students,
faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and
experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your
future teaching and research.
This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please
do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be
notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive
a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be
able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back
into your applicant portal.
For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency
certification will be required.
A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for
earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign
Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is
used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency
and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees
from the United States. The certification must translate the information in
English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a
US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of
Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to email@example.com
or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000
East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Dr. Shannon Roback
Search Committee Chair
CSU, Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street, (Welch Hall A330)
Carson, CA 90747
CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color,
national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition,
disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources' Office (310)
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report
(Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.
Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and
other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education
Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.
For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free
Advertised: 08 Oct 2021 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled