The School of Social Work invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant (tenure-track) rank. The 9-month tenure/tenure-track appointment will begin August 2023. Applicants are sought with an expertise in equity and social justice, behavioral health, rural populations, aging, human-animal interaction, or health. Of particular interest are applicants whose focus aligns with a planned multi-college cluster hire. It will essential for the applicant to have lived or work experience with oppressed populations and knowledge around decolonizing and anti-oppressive in order to this team in developing participant-based initiatives and services which will predominately affect individuals with oppressed identities.
Candidates are required to have a PhD in social work or a related discipline; demonstrated ability to conduct impactful scholarly research and publish in peer-reviewed venues; an active and well-articulated research agenda coupled with interest and ability to secure external grant funding; and ability to teach at the BSW, MSW, and/or PhD levels, and to advise MSW research projects and/or doctoral dissertations. A preferred qualification is the ability to teach practice classes in the MSW program, which requires an MSW degree from an accredited social work program and a minimum of two (2) years post-master’s professional practice experience.
Applicants should have a personal and professional commitment to anti-racism, anti-oppression, disrupting settler colonialism, and pursing social justice; be able to facilitate conversations around privilege, oppression, and intersecting social identities; and be committed to effective social advocacy to address structural inequities across local and global community systems, as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, and/or service activities. We are seeking someone who is committed to recognizing and confronting biases, racism, and oppression, and constantly striving to act in ways that affirm and support students, colleagues, leadership, alumni, and communities with whom they engage. We seek diversity and inclusion in our employees and students to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. We invite individuals with diverse identities to apply and appreciate and honor discussion of diversity in application materials.
Interested persons should follow the link below to apply.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.