The College of Science and Integrative Health (CSIH) at the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Full Time Basic Sciences Faculty.

The Department of Basic Sciences is seeking to build our Full Time faculty pool to teach within our department, which serves various degree programs at SCU, currently including the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM), Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM), and the Master of Science Physician Assistant (MSPA). Experience teaching at the graduate level within and across any or all of the following disciplines is preferred:

  • Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Pathology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Biochemistry and Biochemical Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Anatomy

The position begins as a one-year probationary position (300 level contract) with the potential to become a regular full-time position (100/200 level contract) within three years, based upon faculty performance appraisal and administrative approval. The position is responsible for teaching in online, hybrid or face to face formats. The faculty member is responsible for applying expertise to develop and deliver competency-based courses that improve the learning outcomes of our students. The faculty member will actively participate in the assessment process and will incorporate active and team based learning into the classroom whenever possible. In addition, the full time faculty member will actively participate in departmental and general faculty meetings, student remediation, open labs, as well as perform additional duties as assigned by the Department Chair, working in collaboration with the College Deans. Scholarly productivity and intra- and extra-institutional service, through participation in college and/or university committees, graduations, and other assignments, are key components of this position.

The University offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes university-funded pension (defined contribution plan with TIAA), a 403(b) plan, individual medical, dental and vision benefits, life AD&D, travel-accident coverage, long-term disability, generous time-off policies, onsite gym and health centers.

Qualified applicants must include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, contact information for four professional references and a statement of the candidate’s vision regarding interprofessional education and collaborative practice. The search will be ongoing until the position is filled; interviews will be scheduled as qualified applicants are identified. Only those individuals who demonstrate the desired qualifications will be considered.

Send application materials to:

Human Resources Department
Southern California University of Health Sciences
16200 Amber Valley Dr.
Whittier, CA 90604

About SCU
Founded in 1911, SCU is a highly respected, regionally accredited (WSCUC) non-profit institution with professionally accredited (CCE and ACAOM), or provisionally accredited (ARC-PA) programs serving approximately 1000 students in three colleges, including the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, the College of Science and Integrative Health, and the College of Eastern Medicine. SCU offers first professional doctoral degree programs in chiropractic and acupuncture and oriental medicine, a master of sciences degree program in acupuncture and Oriental medicine, a master of sciences physician assistant degree program, and a bachelor of science in biological sciences degree program. These programs are focused on student learning and are designed to develop graduates who are competent, caring, and successful in the integrative healthcare and allied fields. Please visit our website, www.scuhs.edu for more information about our programs, our campus, our community and the Southern California area.

SCUHS is an equal opportunity employer.