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Assistant Professor - Health Science

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Assistant Professor of Health Science

Effective Date

August 18, 2014 (Fall semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctoral degree in health education, health promotion, or a closely related field
  • Ability to teach in at least three of the following areas: Child and Adolescent Health, School Health Education, Curriculum Development, Teacher Preparation in Health Science/Education
  • Must have record of scholarly presentations, publications and grant awards or the potential for scholarly publications and grant awards commensurate with years of post-doctoral experience
  • Experienced applicants must have documented prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level and in teacher preparation
  • Recent graduates must have ability and interest to teach at these levels. Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • MCHES/CHES certification. K-12 Teaching Credential helpful
  • Practical experience in school health education setting or as K-12
  • Teacher and/or experience in higher education teacher preparation


  • Teach a variety of health science/education undergraduate and graduate level courses.
  • Engage in scholarly activities.
  • Provide service to the department, college, university, and professional public health community.

The Department of Health Science at California State University, Long Beach welcomes and encourages diversity.  We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds.  The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.  California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Required Documentation

  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current e-mail address)
  • Three current original letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form


Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Gail Farmer, Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Health Science

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4902

Telephone: 562-985-8036


Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin October 8, 2013

  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment cancelled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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