Assistant Professor - Professor

The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration in Illinois

Deadline February 01, 2015
Date Posted August 1, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The School of Social Service Administration (SSA) at The University of Chicago invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor ranks. We are particularly interested in candidates in the following three distinct areas of expertise. For more detailed information on each position, please use the link posted for each area.

 

  • Scholars with an international perspective whose scholarship focuses on global processes and issues. Examples of areas of interest include international interventions, cross-national comparative policy, violence and conflict prevention, trauma and remediation, comparative evidence-based practice, and immigration and refugee populations and problems (both domestic and international). Please search for Posting No. 02281 at the following link: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp 
  • Scholars whose research focuses on human service, health, and/or community-based organizations. This includes but is not limited to people with specific expertise in nonprofit organizations & management, public administration, international NGOs, philanthropy, or social entrepreneurship. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work is well-grounded theoretically and draws on disciplinary perspectives in, for example, sociology, anthropology, or political science. Please search for Posting No. 02279 at the following link: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp 
  • Scholars whose research focuses on clinical practice. Some preference may be given to applicants whose work focuses on school social work, serious mental illness, trauma, or gerontology. Please search for Posting No. 02280 at the following link: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp

The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration builds upon a legacy of more than a century of scholarship, education and leadership in social work and social welfare, mixing a distinctive interdisciplinary tradition with applied problem solving to foster innovative solutions to some of society's most pressing social problems. For more information about SSA, please visit our website at: http://www.ssa.uchicago.edu. SSA offers degrees at the Master's and Ph.D. levels.


Applicants must possess a doctorate (or have a doctorate by the date of appointment) in social work or related social science field and a strong commitment to research, teaching and service. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until positions are filled or when the search for this academic year closes, February 1, 2015.


The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled Veteran Employer.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.