TWO Professor Positions (Rank will be Assistant or Associate Level) - Health Education/Public Health

Recruitment Details

Position Details and Department Information

Recruitment Number FA0103
Posting Period

Review of applications will begin on October 11, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Working Title TWO Professor Positions (Rank will be Assistant or Associate Level) - Health Education/Public Health
Class Title Instructional Faculty
Level/Range/Grade 3 or 4
Salary Range (From $ to $) Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Department Health & Community Service
Number of Positions 2
FLSA Code Exempt
Status Tenure-Track
Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base) Full-Time
Shift Varies
Pay Plan Academic Year
CBU/MOU R03 - CFA Faculty
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Position Summary

Postion Information

CSU, Chico and the College of Behavioral and Social Services seek candidates whose teaching, research, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. We are also very proud of our HSI Designation EO/M/F/Vet/Dis

The Department of Health & Community Services is searching for two tenure track Assistant Professors to start August, 2018. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. Position is contingent on funding.

Minimum Education and Experience

The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. in Health Education, Public Health or related field. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, all documents required for conferral of the doctorate must be completed prior to the beginning of the academic year (August, 2018). Candidates must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching with experience and interest in interactive instructional technologies, and have potential for research and grant writing. Collegiality and the ability to collaborate within and across disciplines is highly valued. The successful candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for this position

Both tenure-track positions carry the responsibility of teaching at least three of the following undergraduate courses: Personal Health, Foundations in Health Education, Human Sexuality, Chronic & Communicable Diseases, Multicultural Health, Public Health Administration, Environmental Health, Health Education Techniques, Drugs in Our Society, Research & Evaluation in Health, Epidemiology, and/or Health Education Planning: Theory & Practice. Additional responsibilities include scholarship and service to the department, university, and community. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.

Recruitment Preferences

CHES (Certified Health Education Specialists) certification or MCHES (Master Certified Health Education Specialist) certification. Preference will also be given to candidates who have experience creating and administrating community-based research and service projects with the assistance of students.

Contact & Special Recruitment Information

Letters of recommendation and job-related questions should be directed to:
Dr. Holly Nevarez, Search Committee Chair
Department of Health and Community Services
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0505

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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employee’s who apply for the position.

For disability related accommodations please call ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.


CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.

Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.

Benefits Information

This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

About the University, Hiring Department and Community

The Department of Health and Community Services provides our students with a multi-disciplinary, competency and service-based curriculum to work effectively in health organizations, healthcare financing and delivery systems, and diverse communities. There are currently 400 majors enrolled in our options: Health Education and Health Services Administration. The department also offers minors in Health Promotion and Health Services Administration. For more information please see our website.

Detailed University information is available on the following website.

As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University’s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment. Here is information about sustainability at CSU, Chico.

California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace. It strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students, faculty, and staff.

CSU, Chico is an EOE/Minority/Females/Vet/Disability and only employs individuals authorized to work in the U.S. We also do not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Posting Details

Open Date 09/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Information

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Complete Set of Transcripts (unofficial acceptable)
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. REQUIRED - 3 Letters of Recommendation must be submitted to Committee Chair (see posting for address) in order for application to be considered complete