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Assistant Professor of Social Work 2560

Recruitment Number: 2560

Position: Assistant Professor of Social Work

Effective Date: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or D.S.W. in Social Work or closely related field
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree with at least two years post-master’s experience in social work practice
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching at the college level
  • Demonstrated potential for research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated teaching/training experience across the curriculum at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Experience in working with diverse populations
  • Experience in one or more of these specialty areas: human behavior and the social environment (HBSE), integrated health, medical social work, and/or behavioral health

Duties:

  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses related to human behavior and the social environment, integrated health models, medical social work, or behavioral health 
  • Establish and sustain a record of research, scholarly and creative activities 
  • Participate in service to the school, college, university, and profession/community
     

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Over the past 18 years, our Social Work faculty has assumed leadership in attracting over $94 million dollars in extramural funds and secured almost $21 million on behalf of local Long Beach human services, community organizations and education settings. Our curriculum prepares graduate students in three specialization areas: child and family well-being, integrated health, and adulthood and aging.

With a strong emphasis on multiculturalism within an urban environment and commitment to social and economic justice, our School’s goal is to educate bachelors- and masters-prepared social workers who will become effective practitioners, leaders and social justice advocates.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:
 

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/cfa-unit-3-benefits-summary.pdf

How to Apply - Required Documentation:

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Copy of transcript from institution(s) awarding graduate and doctorate degrees
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. course evaluations)
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
  1. A signed SC-1 form,
  2. Three current professional letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
  3. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)
     

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
 

Nancy Meyer-Adams, Ph.D., MSW, Director

California State University, Long Beach

School of Social Work

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4602


562-985-7774 or nancy.meyer-adams@csulb.edu

Application Deadline:

Review of applications to begin September 3, 2019

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

Employment Requirements:

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.