THE DEPARTMENT: The Health Sciences Program is currently housed in the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences in the College of Science. In Fall 2018, Health Sciences will operate as a separate Department from Nursing as the Department of Health Sciences. The Health Sciences Program has a reputation for producing highly skilled graduates prepared to enter the workforce or enter further graduate studies. About 1,400 students are enrolled in the Health Sciences Program, making it the largest major in the College of Science, and the second largest major at CSUEB. The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is designed to prepare students to enter directly into careers in health or post-graduate professional programs. The Program has recently transformed its curriculum as part of the larger project of converting CSUEB to a semester system in alignment with occupational trends and employer preferences.
Areas of concentration for the Health Sciences Program will include health policy and public health. The Health Sciences Program is also working with the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences to offer an approved curriculum for the Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) license. Under our new curriculum, environmental health is a core learning objective of the Program. The Health Sciences Program emphasizes problem-based learning. Our goal is to help students develop strong critical thinking skills, team work, and strong problem-solving skills rooted in a population perspective. In addition to its educational goals, the Health Sciences Program is building a strong program committed to research and service in the field as well as active service at CSUEB. The Health Sciences Program has grown from three faculty to ten tenure-track faculty in five years and anticipates growing to twelve tenure track faculty by 2018. The Program is highly diverse, collegial, goal-oriented and emphasizes shared decision-making among faculty. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/csci/departments/health/
DUTIES OF THE POSITION: These are two tenure-track positions with specialized training or expertise in environmental health. Candidates should be able to demonstrate ability to teach one or more core courses in environmental health including: Climate Change and Public Health; Toxicology; Vector Control and Introduction to Environmental Health. Faculty hired for these positions are expected to be active in the design, implementation and running of the environmental health curriculum and supporting the REHS program. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall 2018.
QUALIFICATIONS: The Health Sciences Program seeks candidates aligned to the mission of the program, which focuses on building knowledge and skills necessary to practice in both population health and clinical settings. Candidates are required to have an earned doctorate no later than the effective date of the appointment. Irrespective of the disciplinary focus of academic degrees earned, Candidates with specialized training or experience in environmental health are highly sought, although individuals with degrees in other fields will be considered. Candidates must be able to demonstrate successful teaching experience at the university level. Candidates must be able to teach and advise students of diverse backgrounds and experiences, and have excellent communication skills. Candidates with experience in course design, curriculum development, blended learning and online instruction, and an ability to use technology as a teaching and learning tool are desired. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity and should demonstrate potential to secure extramurally funded research. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review begins September 20, 2017; the positions will be considered open until filled. Submission of all application materials should be done electronically. A complete application includes all of the following:
Letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement
A complete and current vita
A 1-page statement addressing your contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service
Include teaching evaluations and sample publications, if available.
For any questions about the position, send an email with the subject TT-Environmental Health Faculty Position to the search committee Chair at email@example.com
Note:California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
Additional Salary Information: RANK AND SALARY: Rank is Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.
THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, a diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. The ten major buildings of the Hayward Hills campus, on 342 acres, contain over 150 classrooms and teaching laboratories, over 177 specialized instructional rooms, numerous computer labs and a l...ibrary, which contains a collection of over one million items. The University also has campuses in Contra Costa County, Online, and in Oakland, California. With an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and 600 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges: Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Allied Studies; and Science. The University offers bachelor's degrees in 50 fields, minors in 61 fields, master's degrees in 37, and 1 doctoral degree program. Primarily a teaching university, CSUEB is one of the most diverse campuses in the United States and the most diverse campus in California. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/