The College of the Pacific in the University of the Pacific invites applications for an inaugural director of the new Health Studies Program, an interdisciplinary undergraduate program offering both a BA and a BS in Health Studies, beginning in August of 2020. The director will be a non-tenure track faculty member on a 3-year potentially renewable appointment, with rank and salary commensurate with experience.
This new program is aimed at preparing students for careers in nonclinical areas of healthcare that require a broad base of knowledge in the social sciences and the humanities. The program seeks a leader interested in health studies undergraduate education, with experience in administration and developing community partnerships.
For additional information, please visit the University of the Pacific careers website (see link below).
Qualifications include a PhD, terminal degree, or commensurate experience in a health-related field. The job is open to faculty with expertise in any discipline relevant to the program.
About University of the Pacific
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.