Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work, Tenure Track
Job Description: The Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor rank, to begin August 13, 2018. 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. 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/
Qualifications: Social Work degree at any level (BSW or MSW), required Ph.D. degree in Social Work or a related field, required.
Job Category: University Faculty