Assistant Professor of Social Work (two positions)

California State University, Sacramento in California

Deadline December 01, 2017
Date Posted September 12, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Division of Social Work at California State University, Sacramento, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, with appointments beginning August 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching either graduate or undergraduate courses in social work and a designated cognate area, mentoring students, participating in university and community service, and engaging in academic scholarship. The Division seeks applicants with experience in HBSE and practice, or in health and aging.

 Housed within the College of Health and Human Services, the Division of Social Work prepares ethical and effective social workers who serve diverse populations and contribute to human well-being and social justice through leadership, developing and delivering services, and policy advocacy. As one of the largest programs in California and the nation, the Division offers BSW and MSW degree programs. In the MSW program, the Division has established three specialized practice areas: Behavioral Health, Children & Families, and Health & Aging.

 A successful faculty member in the Division promotes the values of a public, regional, and highly diverse university. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of California, and we believe that we are all are enriched and unified through this diversity. Candidates are required to have both an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program and a doctorate (Ph.D. or DSW) in social work / welfare (or a closely related field; ADB candidates will also be considered).  In addition, candidates must have a minimum of two-years post-MSW experience in social work, as well as have the ability to teach in the BSW and MSW programs. Successful candidates will demonstrate potential for effectiveness in scholarly productivity as well as in teaching within a highly diverse environment.

 Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017, and positions will remain open until filled. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application package as early as possible.

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California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


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