Institution (Location)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Start Date
September 14, 2015
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position Description

DEPARTMENT, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA is accepting
applications for a full-time, academic year, tenure track position for
assistant professor of health promotion, beginning September 14, 2015. Salary
is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)


Doctorate in Health Promotion, Health Education,
Community Health, or Public Health. Must have the ability to teach health
promotion program planning, implementation and evaluation; drug education; and
graduate level health behavior change, and teach in two of the following areas:
school health education methods; community health; epidemiology; general
education health education, multicultural health, or women’s health; graduate level
current health issues. Supervise undergraduate and graduate student research.
Demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and to involving undergraduate
and graduate students in research. Develop and maintain scholarly activities
with external funding and occasional external validation. Willingness to work
closely with faculty in related areas.


Curriculum development in undergraduate health
promotion/health science. Experience with community-based research in health
promotion; obesity/diabetes prevention; physical activity and public health;
community health; environmental and policy change; program evaluation.
Experience with qualitative approaches. Certified Health Education Specialist
or CHES eligible. Research, publication and external funding history. Further
department information can be found at or
contact Robert D. Clark, Search Committee Chair, [email protected]

How to Apply

Log on to:
WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG for application details and to complete an online faculty
application; submit to Requisition #103456. Please also attach the following
materials online:

(1) a letter of application
(2) curriculum vita
(3) official transcripts from all colleges attended (an unofficial copy of your
transcripts may be submitted with this application, official transcript with
confirmation of earned Doctorate will be required prior to an actual
(4) statement of professional goals
(5) statement of teaching philosophy that reflects how that philosophy is incorporated
in your teaching
(6) sample of scholarly work

NOTE: Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names
and email addresses when completing the application

Review of applications will begin December 19, 2014. Applications after this
date may be considered.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that
cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental
to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing
people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems
fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values
of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic
engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly’s commitment
to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention.  




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