Faculty Position – Military, Trauma, or Behavioral Health/Health Disparities

The School of Social Work invites applications for an open rank faculty position with a starting date of August 16, 2015. We are seeking faculty whose research focuses on military, trauma, or behavioral health/health disparities. This position is aligned with campus strategic priorities. Candidates can expect opportunities for transdisciplinary collaborations.

The successful candidate will have general expertise in the field of social work, the ability to maintain an active funded research agenda, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates must have a record of funded research, scholarship and teaching, appropriate for the University’s requirements for the rank. A Ph.D. in social work or related field is required; preference will be given to those who also have an MSW.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Social Work is a freestanding unit renowned for its achievements in research and teaching. The student body has grown by 40% in the last 5 years. The School is committed to developing and disseminating knowledge for practice, with special emphasis on identifying the needs of vulnerable groups, developing responsive social welfare programs, and promoting social and economic justice. The School is the home of the Children and Family Research Center, which operates in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The University is committed to hiring and promoting persons of color, women and other designated class members. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures:

Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your letter of application, a resume and list of three references with their addresses and telephone numbers by December 5, 2014. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Kathy Dysart at kdysart@illinois.edu. You may also visit http://www.socialwork.illinois.edu for information about the School.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).