Adjunct Faculty


Bastyr University, a regionally accredited private institution, is accepting applications for a faculty position in the School of Naturopathic Medicine at the San Diego, California campus and teaching clinic.  

Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Academic Commitment: Bastyr University believes that inclusive diversity is essential for achieving academic excellence and creating a profoundly enriching university experience. Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders that bring the natural health arts and sciences to people from all backgrounds. Promoting an educational environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their talents while experiencing a sense of community, we expect campus members to engage in respectful communication, behaviors and thoughtful self-reflection, increase their understanding of cultures and empower people who are disenfranchised, marginalized or oppressed. In so doing, the University pledges to prepare our students (and support faculty and staff) to recognize and appropriately respond to health inequities that affect multiple communities. This involves infusing DEI knowledge, skills, and practices in all academic programs, clinical training and patient services. In all, Bastyr University is dedicated to the welfare of our students and patients as well as to promoting equal opportunity and access in education and health care.

In alignment with Bastyr’s DEI commitment, applications from members of underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Duties: Instructional duties and responsibilities include teaching didactic courses and providing clinical supervision in the School’s teaching clinic, mentoring and advising students and residents, participating in University committees, active involvement in the University community, and engagement in scholarly work such as research and publications


Candidate must have a doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine and / or a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from an accredited school, with demonstrated excellence in teaching, plus have an active California State Naturopathic Physician license (or be eligible to obtain a license).  The candidate must have a minimum of two years’ experience in clinical practice with an emphasis in Natural Medicine and / or Physical Medicine. The preferred candidate will have academic and clinical experience, experience in a growing a clinical practice, and a working knowledge of electronic health records (EHR).

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested persons should refer to job #20-034CA when submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and description of teaching philosophy and experience to Please, no phone calls or mailed application packages. Bastyr University offers a comprehensive benefits and competitive compensation package. For more information, please visit EEO 


Bastyr University does not discriminate against any person in matters of employment, application for employment, student or applicant for admission, or participation in our programs or benefits on the basis of the following protected classes: ancestry, gender, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), ethnic or national origin (includes language use and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the United States is authorized under federal law), age (40 and above), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), marital status, genetic information, medical condition (genetic characteristics, cancer or a record or history of cancer), veteran or military status or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law.
All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability during the application process should contact Human Resources at (425) 602-3087 (phone), (425) 602-3058 (fax) or