University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 09, 2019
Full time
University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Addams College of Social Work Tenure-track Faculty Positions –Rank Open   Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. Candidates for positions at the rank of Assistant Professor should be committed to social work’s role in advancing social, racial, and economic justice for inner city residents and urban communities. We are seeking candidates with clear evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, and service, a strong scholarly trajectory and external funding potential to expand our faculty’s expertise and enhance the College’s diverse and inclusive focus. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor should have a track record of excellence in teaching, community service, research, and scholarly productivity with external funding from Federal agencies, national foundations, or similar sources to support an established research agenda. Faculty with research expertise in racial and ethnic inequity and disproportionality, child and family well-being, juvenile and criminal justice, social determinants of health, immigration, organizations and community practice, social stratification and exclusion, and other issues relevant to African American and Latinx populations are strongly encouraged to apply. The College has a strong record of excellent academic programs, integrated research and community service projects with external funding. Faculty are actively engaged in socially beneficial research and service projects in the areas of child welfare, health inequities, chronic health conditions, substance abuse, mental health, social policy, criminal justice, and other areas. We invite applicants who will help expand these mission-driven, community-based research and service partnerships. Candidates for these positions should have a doctorate in social work or a related field by the time of appointment. A master’s degree in social work with two or more years of post-MSW social work practice experience is preferred. Appointments start in August 2020. To apply please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the names and address of three references to Faith Johnson Bonecutter, Faculty Search Committee Chairperson.  All applications must be submitted online through the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=121153 . Completed applications should be received by November 15, 2019 for fullest consideration. Close date will be December 20, 2019.   For more information about the positions, please contact Faith Johnson Bonecutter, Faculty Search Committee Chairperson, at faithjb@uic.edu .  The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.