Loyola University School of Social Work Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Tenure Track

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 

The Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor rank, expected to begin early August 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities

We seek applicants with teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas: urban communities; multi-generational families; military social work; restorative & social justice; innovative engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation in practice across the life span in distressed families; kinship; child welfare; health disparities; criminal justice; juvenile justice. We encourage applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on the African-American/Black diaspora with an ability to engage in the experiences of other peoples of African descent and other communities of color. We would expect the successful candidate to be interested in teaching across programs (BSW, MSW, Ph.D.) and across at least two curricular domains (HBSE, practice, policy, and research). Prospective faculty are expected to teach weekdays, evenings, and/or some weekends at our satellite campus, and should be open to teaching in online/hybrid formats. Faculty have opportunities to develop pioneering CEU programs for life-long learning opportunities for our communities and alumna.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a record of funded research, scholarship and teaching appropriate for the University’s requirements for the rank being advertised. A Social Work degree at any level (BSW or MSW) and a Ph.D. degree in Social Work or a related field is required. (Promising ABD candidates are welcome to apply and will be considered with the condition that the degree needs to be completed before starting employment). Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

The School of Social Work and Loyola University Chicago are committed to hiring diverse faculty who share our core social justice mission.

The School and Institution

Located in the heart of the city of Chicago, Loyola University Chicago is a Jesuit Catholic University dedicated to knowledge in the service of humanity. It is a comprehensive, independent urban institution of higher education. In keeping with its Jesuit nature, the University endeavors to develop the lives of students, faculty and staff in a spirit of inquiry for the development and application of knowledge for service to others and for living a life that is dedicated to the enrichment of the world. Respect for the person, caring for others, and action in the service of faith and social justice are central to the University’s mission. The commitment to social justice is core to both the School of Social Work and University missions.

The School offers the BSW, MSW, & Ph.D. in Social Work with Specializations in Children & Families; Health; Leadership and Development in Social Services; Mental Health; and Schools. Students can also avail of sub-specializations in Advanced Family; Gero-Ed; Forensic Mental Health; & Migration Studies. Several Certificate programs complete our holistic approach to a social work career. More details of our faculty expertise, curriculum, and other opportunities are at http://www.luc.edu/socialwork/

To Apply

Apply online: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5881

Applicants should submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and one publication or writing sample. They should also supply the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. References to be contacted only after being short-listed to be brought to campus to engage with our faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders.

Please send inquiries to Dr. Janice Matthews Rasheed, Chair, Search Committee, School of Social Work, jrashee@luc.edu (Telephone: 312-915-6680).

The Search committee will be conducting interviews at CSWE’s APM in Dallas, TX during October 17th-Oct 22nd. If a candidate is interested in meeting with the search committee, please correspond to Dr. Rasheed at the email given above.