The Public Health Program at Santa Clara University (SCU), a Jesuit, Catholic university, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position. We seek a colleague with research and teaching interests in evidence-based health policy, program design/evaluation, and quantitative methods courses. Candidates must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research, and be able to establish an active research program involving undergraduate students.
Located in the heart of northern California’s Silicon Valley, SCU is a private, Catholic Jesuit liberal arts university committed to promoting social justice in a comprehensive educational setting. It is an AA/EOE employer. Faculty are teaching-scholars who balance a commitment to quality teaching with active programs of research. We assess candidates based on scholarly and teaching potential; contribution to University, College, and Department priorities; and potential to meet the criteria for promotion and tenure. This position is 40% teaching, 40% research, and 20% service. A full-time teaching load is 7 courses per year on a quarter system, with a 1-course reduction for research (typically 2/2/2). Administrative assignments may entail a further reduction in teaching load. Housing assistance is available. This position is contingent upon the availability of funding.
Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Public Health (PhD or DrPH) or a closely related field, prior undergraduate teaching experience, record of active research.
Community-involved research addressing structural/racial determinants of health and racial health equity
External (funding) support for research activities (or the potential)
Responsibilities: In addition to research and teaching, responsibilities include: participation on departmental, college, and university-wide committees; mentoring and advising undergraduate students; holding regular office hours; curriculum development and improvement; and remaining current in both subject area and teaching methodologies.
Public Health Search Committee Santa Clara University 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053
personal statement(s) covering teaching philosophy experience working with people of diverse cultures and identities
statement describing research interests, including how they could be implemented at an undergraduate institution and foster intradepartmental/interdepartmental connections
teaching evaluations for at least one course
sample syllabi for at least once course
two examples of scholarly work
graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage)
contact information for three references
Internal Number: PH001
About Santa Clara University
Located in the heart of northern California’s Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is a private, Jesuit Catholic university committed to promoting social justice in a comprehensive educational setting. Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups. The University does not discriminate on the basis of a person’s actual or perceived membership in a protected class including race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other status protected by law. To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please contact the Department of Human Resources, 408-554-4392.