Faculty Position

The School of Social Work invites applications for a faculty position, at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with a starting date of August 16, 2015. We are seeking faculty whose research focuses on child welfare or health/behavioral health disparities. We have a strong focus in the School on intervention research with vulnerable populations. This position is aligned with the Strategic Excellence Hiring Program at Illinois, focusing on Human Health and Wellness, and three other areas.

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 an established record of funded research, scholarship and teaching, and must meet 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 https://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).