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Job ID: 170978

Assistant Professor
California State University, San Bernardino


Date Posted Nov. 3, 2021
Title Assistant Professor
University California State University, San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA, United States
Department Department of Health Science and Human Ecology
Application Deadline Dec. 6, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2022
 
 
  • Associate Professor
  • Environmental/Occupational Health
 
 

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB’s commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB’s ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Health Science & Human Ecology at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022.

Candidates should have general expertise in Public Health and specific expertise in Environmental Health Science/Occupational Health. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in Environmental and Occupational Health as well as core Public Health. The Environmental Health Science Program (EHS) is one of the two California programs accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC) and the California Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Specialist Registration Committee. The EHS is the appropriate choice for students to become Registered Environmental Health Specialists in California.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

Teaching responsibilities could include undergraduate and/or graduate courses in environmental health science, occupational health, industrial hygiene, core public health, as well as courses in health and human ecology.  The appointee will be expected to advise undergraduate students and to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research projects and theses.  The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, to develop an externally funded research program involving student participation, and to participate in service activities.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Ph.D. in Environmental Health, Occupational Health, or related field is required by the time of appointment.  The ideal candidate should be qualified to become a Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Certified Industrial Hygienist.  A history of grant writing and grand funded research and/or demonstration projects is desirable.  

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Degree in hand by time of appointment. (Environmental Health or Occupational Health)
SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department serves over 1,000 students majoring in 4 undergraduate programs (environmental health science, health care management, nutrition and food sciences, public health education) and 2 graduate programs (Master in Public Health, Master of Science in Health Service Administration).  The newly hired faculty member would join a well-established department of 13 full-time and over 20 adjunct faculty members.

To find out more about the Department of Health Science & Human Ecology  https://www.csusb.edu/health-science-human-ecology

For more information regarding the position, please contact:

Recruitment Committee Chair

Dr. Dorothy Chen Maynard

(909) 537-5340

dchen@csusb.edu

Interim Department Chair

Dr. Lal Mian

(909) 537-7409 (office)

LMian@csusb.edu

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit

Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter that includes: 
        a.  A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy

        b.  A statement of your research experience/plans                                                                                                                     

If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.  
Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
Reference List – names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation. 
Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).
Confidential letters of recommendation may be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.
Formal review of applications will begin December 6, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit Hyperlink at:

https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/873/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&…mmensurate with experience.

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 employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino 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. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:
https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/…


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Dorothy Chen
    Department of Health Science and Human Ecology
    California State University, San Bernardino
    5500 University Parkway PS226
    San Bernardino, CA 92407
  •  
  • 9095375340
  • dchen@csusb.edu

 

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