] Assistant Professor of Nutritional Pharmacology

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Chapman University is seeking a tenure track faculty member to engage in innovative research at the interface of nutritional science, pharmacology, biochemistry, and food science. The faculty member will have a joint appointment in the Schmid College of Science and Technology (Biochemistry & Chemistry and Food Science) and the School of Pharmacy, with the primary appointment in Food Science.

ChapmanUniversity, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditionalundergraduate programsin the artsandsciences and selectpre-professionalandgraduateprograms.Ranked in thetop tier of western universities byU.S.News andWorld Report ,Chapmanhasgainednationalprominence with itscommitment to excellence throughresearchandinnovative teaching. More informationaboutthe SchmidCollege of Science andTechnologyand theSchool ofPharmacyis available athttp://www.chapman.edu.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in nutritional science, biochemistry, nutritional pharmacology, food science or related field with demonstrated ability to establish an independent research program that spans pharmacology, biochemistry and nutrition.  Excellence in teaching is expected, and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

The successfulcandidatewillhave the opportunityto collaborate on research and teachinginitiativeswithfacultyacross the breadthof disciplinesrepresentedbythetwo units.Teaching responsibilities will include graduate/Pharm.D. courses in nutritional pharmacology and functional foods, and undergraduate courses in nutritional biochemistry and medicinal chemistry.  Theabilityto direct both undergraduate andgraduate studentresearch is required. 
Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service.

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Qualified applicants must submit aletter of applicationthatclearlyarticulates howthe candidate envisionscontributingto theresearch, educational,and diversity&inclusionmissions of ChapmanUniversity.Applicants should also submit a curriculumvitae,researchstatement,brief teachingphilosophystatement, acompleted facultyemploymentapplicationandarrangefor thesubmission of three letters of reference.Allinformation should be submittedelectronicallyat thefollowinglink:https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9223

Application review will begin Fall 2017.  Competitive salary and start-up funds will be provided. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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